2023 Fotograf Magazine Open Call Talents Wanted!

by Maya Hristova


An open call for submissions has been issued by Fotograf Magazine, welcoming professional, amateur, and student photographers to submit their photo projects. The magazine is interested in artworks, specifically those representing a distinct project of an independent and non-commercial character, including fine-art photography and moving image. They welcome all genres and diverse approaches of artistic creation, with a goal to discover talents.

Fotograf Magazine is seeking talents of any age and encourages interested individuals to sign up. The jury, comprised of professionals and experts on contemporary visual art, will choose three winners whose projects will be featured in the next printed issue of the magazine.

Fotograf Magazine is a global publication dedicated to photography and contemporary art, distributed in 25 countries around the world.  


The deadline for the submissions is June 5, 2023.


More details here.


The winners will be announced on June 30, 2023 on www.fotografmagazine.cz, social media @fotograf.zone and addressed by email.





Emese Mucsi, Robert Capa Center Budapest

Emese Mucsi is a Hungarian-born curator, editor, art critic. She is a member of the curator’s collective BÜRO imaginaire since 2012. From 2014 to 2018, she was the editor-in-chief of Artmagazin Online. She is a curator of the Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center in Budapest since 2018. Emese is a doctoral candidate at Eötvös Loránd University’s Film, Media, and Cultural Theory PhD program.


Constanze Müller, F/stop Leipzig

Constanze Müller is curator, art mediator and project manager. She is co-founder and director of D21 Art Space, that runs the f/stop – Festival for Photography Leipzig. As curator she has organised multiple exhibitions, festivals, symposia or film programs on society-related topics. 


Moritz Neumüller, Photobookweek Aarhus

Moritz Neumüller  is a curator, educator and writer in the field of photography and new media. He has worked in research and management positions for international institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York, La Fábrica in Madrid and PhotoIreland in Dublin. He is currently chief curator of the Photobookweek Aarhus, Denmark. Since 2010, he runs The Curator Ship, a platform that provides useful information for visual artists and curators. 


Simon Roberts, visual artist

Simon Roberts is a visual artist based in Brighton, UK. He has exhibited widely, and his photographs reside in major public and private collections, including the George Eastman House, Deutsche Börse Art Collection and Victoria & Albert Museum. He is the author of several monographs, including Motherland (2007), We English (2009), Pierdom (2013) and Merrie Albion – Landscape Studies of a Small Island (2017).


Raphaëlle StopinCentre photographique Rouen Normandie

Raphaëlle Stopin is director of the Centre photographique Rouen Normandie, France. As a curator, she is as much interested in exploring new photographic writing and young creation as in putting them into perspective by (re)discovering historical works. Amongst her recent shows are William Klein’s retrospective exhibitions at Foundation Telefonica, La Pedrera in Madrid, Barcelona and Seoul as well as the creation of Frutescens, a new programme dedicated to young French photography.


Anna Voswinckel, Camera Austria

Anna Voswinckel is a curator, writer, artist and designer, based in Berlin and Graz. She taught visual arts and photography for many years, among others at the Academy of Fine Arts (HGB) Leipzig. Anna Voswinckel was co-curator of the Fotograf Festival #10, „Uneven Ground“, together with Stephanie Kiwitt and Tereza Rudolf. Since 2023 she is the head of the exhibition program of Camera Austria gallery, Graz.



Image: Lanxi Ruan, Soft Animal, 2022 (Open Call 2022 Winner)


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