Photo Meliggoi residency program | Open Call
Photo Meliggoi is happy to announce the second edition of its residency. The program offers the opportunity to 1 photographer to spend, during July 2018, 20 days in Meliggoi, Greece. The selected artist will have to create a body of work in response to the cultural context of Meliggoi village and Dodoni province. The residency is also supported by Photometria photography festival in Ioannina and the produced body of work will be displayed during the next year edition (2019) of the festival. There is No Entry Fee for the application process.
Achilleas Tziakos is founding member of Photometria International Photo Festival and he is also part of the TedX team in Ioannina. Back in the days, while in Athens, studying at School of informatics, he was working as photographer assistant for Akis Safaris PhotoStudio. In 1994 he moved back to his hometown, Ioannina, where he founded Metro radio station. At the same time, he has been working as publisher and photo editor for local magazines and newspapers.
Void is a project fully dedicated to photography. Found in 2016, Void is an independent publisher, an alternative exhibition space, and also an educational space for photography in the heart of Athens. Void is a non-profit organization, and its goal is to publish established and up-coming artists both from Greece and abroad, as well as invest funding on education projects in Greece.
Tommaso Parrillo is founder of Witty Kiwi, a publishing house founded in 2012 with the aim to promote photography within the contemporary industry. Since 2016 he is also co-founder of JEST, an independent space and library dedicated to enhance culture and photography in the vibrant scene of Turin.
No more than 600 words, where the artist shows his/her interest in producing a work inspired by the cultural and historical background of the area.
A selection of images from the latest work of the artist
To see where the 500€ will be spent.
No more than 1 pages.
No Entrance Fee.
- 14 March 2018 : Call for Entries Start
- 30 April 2018, 23:59 (UTC+2) Submission Deadline
- 10 May 2018 Winner Notification
- 9 July 2018 Residency Start
- 29 July 2018 esidency Ends
How To Apply
Application to Photo Meliggoi is open to all artists using photography in their practice, without any distinction of age or nationality. Applications must be submitted by 30 April 2018, 23.59 UTC+2
The application must consist of a single pdf file not exceeding 20 MB including the following:
Project Proposal here the artists are invited to describe the kind of work to be realised during the residency program, remember we are looking for ideas that put a strong emphasis on the area. No more than 600 words.
Portfolio 15-20 images from a single body of work, single images will not be taken into consideration for this entry.
Costs Breakdown we leave the winner free to choose how to spend the 500€ of the prize, we still encourage to show us clearly how this money will be invest.
Artistic CV please send no more than 1 page.
All Text should be in English.