© Robi Chakraborty

© Artist

 International Juried Photography Exhibition
Deadline: July 31st 2021
Exhibition Dates: Sept 18th - Oct 2nd, 2021

The Shape of Things

Juror: Praxis Directors 

The rhythm of surfaces, lines, and values is for me the essence of photography; composition should be a constant of preoccupation... an organic coordination of visual elements. – Henri Cartier-Bresson

The term composition means ‘putting together’ or the act of combining parts or elements to form a whole - often adhering to compositional principles that make a work of photographic art more appealing or intriguing to viewers. These principles include the development of rhythm, movement, contrast, balance, unity, proximity and continuity to create expressive and compelling compositions – while emphasizing different visual concepts.

                                                           

Praxis Gallery seeks the submission of works of art that explore composition as a fundamental aspect of the photographic aesthetic – be it pure visual formalism or in support of thematic objectives. All genres, capture types, black & white and color, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome for submission.​​​

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© Sarah Weiss

 International Juried Photography Exhibition

Guest Curator Sarah Weiss
IN-BETWEEN MOMENTS

Deadline: Aug 15th, 2021.
Exhibition Dates: Sept 18th - Oct 2nd, 2021

Guest Curator| Sarah Weiss

French novelist Georges Perec declared that we should found “an anthropology of the ordinary” as revolt against cultural and mass media exploitation of the exotic - the relentless parade of trauma elevated above the routine of everyday events. Perec’s revolt against the frenzy of trauma (the shameful, the voyeuristic and the spectacular) was to excessively document the ordinary in daily life, meticulously accounting for everything and anything in one’s immediate surroundings in an active attempt to uncover the unimportant and the insignificant.

 

Praxis Gallery seeks the submission of photographic art that explores the in-between moments of life and endeavours to notice the unnoticeable, the mundane, the banal and anti-climactic. "In giving value to the ordinary we, in turn, begin to value the space of our own identity and everyday ‘normal’ experience that lies outside of commodified and predefined trajectories of trauma exploitation. All genres, capture types, black & white and color, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome for submission.

PRAXIS GALLERY  |  PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS CENTER  |  MINNEAPOLIS  |  INFO@PRAXISGALLERY.COM  |  612-475-1605  |  ALL IMAGES COPYRIGHT OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER ©2021