Check out the recent Dodge & Burn interview with the founding women of the Mambu Badu collective. I also urge any women photographers of African descent to submit your work – see details below:
Mambu Badu, a photography collective founded in 2010 with a mission to find, expose and nurture women artists of African descent, is seeking work for our second annual publication. Our first issue, Memory, garnered positive reviews for the photographers featured: Nikita Gale, Sheree Swann, Tonika Johnson, Jen Everett, Yodith Dammlash and Nkechi Ebubedike.
We are officially a year old and we invite you to submit your work for our second publication. There is no planned theme for this issue; we’re looking for collage, conceptual, documentary and all work in between.
Please submit the following by December 20, 2011: A complete body of work (8-14 images), in either jpg or gif format.
IMAGE FILE SPECIFICATIONS:
- JPGS at 72ppi and 700 pixels FOR THE LONGEST EDGE – For a horizontal picture = width, for a vertical picture = height
- Please “save for web” OR make each file under 200kbs they will only be online and so do not need to be large files.
- Please do NOT incude borders or watermarks.
Please name the files with your FIRST name and LAST INITIAL and a number. No spaces, dashes or non-number or letters. Example for Letecia Sanchez: LeteciaS1.jpg, LeteciaS2.jpg etc
In the cover letter field, please provide a concise description of your series. Please do not exceed 350 words.
As always, we are approaching our art and this collective with a with a humble heart, a curious nature, and a persevering spirit. We hope that you will join us on this exciting journey.
Please don’t hesitate to email us at themambubadu[at]gmail[dot]com if you have any questions, comments, or concerns.
Peace, Allison + Kameelah + Danielle
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