International Juried Photography Exhibition
Deadline: November 30th, 2020
Exhibit Dates: Jan 16th - 30th 2021

EMPTY PLACES : ABANDONED SPACES

Juror | Layne Kennedy

Through the visual representation of abandoned spaces, artifacts of history are at once fresh and new, ancient and decayed. The past continues to live in these forsaken, ruined, or empty spaces and we ask— Who were the people who lived and worked here? What were their lives like? What were their stories? What happened to them in these spaces?

Praxis Gallery seeks the submission of photographic art that explores the visual and social significance of abandoned space - where derelict factories, churches, private houses or other empty places serve as the basis for creative investigation. All genres, capture types, color and black & white, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome for submission. 

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 International Juried Small Group Exhibit

ANTHOLOGIES

Six Artists • Six Short Stories
Deadline: Dec 15th, 2020
Exhibit Dates: Jan 16th - 30th 2021

Jury Panel: Praxis Directors

Praxis Gallery is inaugurating a triennial, small group exhibition featuring narrative based collections of photographic art limited to six artists with four images each. The title of the show, Anthologies, is derived from the Greek meaning “to gather, or collect”. In this precise sense Praxis Gallery seeks to explore the manner in which photographic artists gather and organize images into collections - thereby creating meaning. However, this is not an exercise in sequencing images or linear chronologies; it is more an interpretive exploration of the interdependence of each image vis a vis the collective meaning of the group of images - inviting the viewer to introduce their own subjectivities, searching for meaning out of collected images that may seem meandering, anfractuous and excursionary – as much as they may also seem explicit and absolute in substance.

PRAXIS GALLERY  |  PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS CENTER  |  MINNEAPOLIS  |  INFO@PRAXISGALLERY.COM  |  612-475-1605  |  ALL IMAGES COPYRIGHT OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER ©2020