EXTENDED DEADLINE: Love + Lust
Second chances make the world go round. For years I professed a hate for beets and asparagus. I LOVE almost everything edible, but I had bad experiences with these two. In hindsight, my asparagus experience had been of the gray canned variety, and my beets experience had been with the canned pickled variety as a child. I was convinced a while ago to retry FRESH asparagus and now I am addicted. I had a roasted beet and goat cheese salad in Arizona two years ago, and now I keep beets on hand at all times. This next show’s deadline was originally January 10th, but it has been extended to February 12th. Don’t miss your second chance…
Check out this Call for Entries from Open to Interpretation‘s juried book competition Love + Lust. Have your work become the artistic inspiration for a literary masterpiece today! Keeping reading for details…
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CALL for ENTRIES:
Open to Interpretation:
Love + Lust
Open to Interpretation is a juried book competition of photography, poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction. Each book begins with a themed call for photos. The chosen photos become the literary inspiration for the writers’ submissions. A book is created that matches each winning photo with two stories or poems that offer different interpretations of the image. The unique collaboration adds new dimensions to both the photos and the written word.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all
THEME: Love + Lust. Lust is an intense appetite, craving, or untamed desire. We lust for an array of things—money, power, objects, sex, or just living life. Love is a powerful affection or personal attachment and comes in a variety of forms, which can encompass romantic, sexual, platonic, narcissistic, or even religious feelings or attitudes. And sometimes love and lust overlap. What images capture these emotions for you?
NOTIFICATION: March 5, 2013
ENTRY FEE: $40 for 5, $10 ea. add’l
JUROR: After a career as a New York Fashion Editor and working along side the greats of fashion photography, Aline Smithson discovered the family Rolleiflex and never looked back. Now represented by galleries in the U.S. and Europe and published throughout the world, Aline continues to create her award-winning photography with humor, compassion, and a 50-year-old camera.
She has exhibited widely. Aline founded and writes the blogzine, Lenscratch, that celebrates a different contemporary photographer each day and offers opportunity for exhibition. She has been the Gallery Editor for Light Leaks Magazine, is a contributing writer for Diffusion, has written book reviews for photoeye, and has provided the forwards for artist’s books by Tom Chambers, Flash Forward 12, Robert Rutoed, amongst others.
AWARDS: $1000 Cover Award, $500 Judge’s Choice Award Photography and $500 Judge’s Choice Award Writing or Poetry. All participants chosen, if so desired, will have their contact info indexed in the book so as they can be contacted directly regarding their work.