With the Open Call, the Photoszene would like to make current developments in the medium visible. A biennial call for proposals is planned from 2022, which always leads to an exhibition participation in the Photoszene Festival. The next call is planned for summer 2024. Thank you for the numerous submissions to the first Open Call with the theme "Photography in Progress"!
The jury of the first Open Call consisted of:
Daria Bona (Curator, Cologne), Adelheid Komenda (Scientific Officer for Photography, LVR Museum Bonn), Thomas Seelig (Head of Photographic Collection, Folkwang Museum Essen), Linda Conze (Head of Photography, Kunstpalast Düsseldorf), Alexander Hagmann, Dana Bergmann, Damian Zimmermann (Photoszene Köln).
The jury made the following selection from a total of 572 submissions: Thomas Albdorf, Leo Blessmann, Darktaxa, Kati Faber, Maximilian Glas, Jon Gorospe, Alex Grein, Johan Husser, Anna Jocham, Kristina Lenz and Alex Simon Klug, Sophie Meuresch, Daniel Poller, Martin Ruckert, Michael Schmid, Berit Schneidereit, Tanaka Soushi, Katja Stuke and Oliver Sieber, Maxim Zmeyev.