July 2022 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

 Opportunities Image © Amanda Browder Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at [email protected]. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter.   Open Calls The 13th Epson International Pano AwardsOpen internationally, the 13th annual Epson International Pano Awards celebrates all facets of panoramic photography. The competition will award more than $40,000 in prizes, including $14,000 in cash. There is an entry fee of $22…

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Tony Wang – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A selection of photos exploring the hallucinatory nature of the seemingly insignificant by New York City-based photographer and director Tony Wang. Seeking out the tranquil and tender among the chaotic, Wang’s cropped compositions highlight the city in introspection: “Under her superfluous outfits and personalities, a trace of gentleness is present in the details. By choosing to focus my perspective, I see past New York City’s immediate luster and enter a hallucinative space made up of light and texture. In Urban Hallucination, the mirages created in collaboration between mundane objects and…

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Shaqúelle Whyte – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A selection of recent work by East London-based artist Shaqúelle Whyte. Using his painting practice to explore his thoughts and feelings, Whyte directs his subjects as if they were actors and the canvas the stage, crafting narratives that, though not self-portraits, reflect his life and experiences. This process allows him to tell stories in a much more abstracted way—offering just enough information to suggest a story, while leaving plenty of room for interpretation. As his body of work grows, Whyte has been leaning more into the surreal, using the physicality…

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Brilliant Phenomena and Galactic Skies Light Up the 2022 Astronomy Photographer of the Year Shortlist

 Photography Science #astronomy #landscapes #light #nature #space #stars An Icelandic Saga by Carl Gallagher Whether in the form of nebulae or starry galactic expanses, natural light continues to dominate Royal Museums Greenwich’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition (previously). The 14th annual contest garnered more than 3,000 submissions from 67 countries, and a shortlist of finalists contains stunning shots of a September harvest moon illuminating Glastonbury Tor, the brilliant streaks trailing Comet Leonard, and the vibrant Aurora Borealis casting an ominous glow above a battered ship in Westfjords. Winning…

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