SLOW EXPOSURES: Photography Festival and Portfolio Review / Call For Entries

Highway 411, Georgia.
Kudzu series: “The Plant that Ate The South”
Photograph (c) Rob Hann

Rob Hann's Kudzu series
John A. Bennette's "
Southern Memories: Part 1" Exhibition

Untitled #15. Photograph (c) Jessica Hines
from John A. Bennette's "Southern Memories: Part 1" Exhibition
New Yorker Magazine's Photo Booth

"...every year since 2003, tiny Concord, Georgia, population 336, becomes a photography mecca. “SlowExposures” lures photographers, curators, and editors to look at pictures from the South, to discuss and debate them, and to exchange experiences...Southern conviviality and hospitality create an ambiance that is most of all creative and communicative." –Elisabeth Biondi, New Yorker Magazine read more

Call For Entries

SlowExposures, a Juried Exhibition Celebrating Photography of the Rural South, invites photographers to submit their work.

Successful photographs capture those qualities that unmistakably call to mind the rural South’s unique “sense of place.”
Deadline for entries is June 15, 2011. The Exhibition will be Sept 16 - Sept 25 at the R.F. Strickland Center in Concord, Georgia. Sales of Photographs will be encouraged.

• Sept 16: Opening Reception and
Southern Memories Exhibition in the landmark Whiskey Bonding Barn (open to the public, free). Southern Memories is a satellite exhibition, curated by Alabama native and New York photography collector, John A. Bennette.

Portfolio Review

• Sept 17: SlowExposures Portfolio Review
Reviewers for 2011 are Alex Novak, Anna Walker-Skillman, Brenda Massie, Jerry Atnip and Kevin Miller (see Bio's)
. Each participant will have individual, 20 minute sessions with each of our five reviewers. A private lunch with fellow participants and reviewers allows additional networking and learning opportunities in a relaxed, informal setting. All participants may display their work in a special Portfolio Walk

Workshops + Talks

• Sept 16: Collector's Afternoon with Alex Novak. Photo Roadshow and Lecture 2-5PM
• Sept 17: Self-Publishing Your Photography Book with Elizabeth Avedon:
the basic principles of designing your own photography book, including cover and interior design, sequencing, typography 9AM - 3PM
• Sept 18th: Lunch and Learn With Sylvia Plachy: Sylvia Plachy will show slides of her photography, followed by a discussion about what makes a good photograph 1-3:30PM
Sept 18th: Juror’s Talk (open to the public, free)


Susan May Tell said...

Sounds terrific! Sylvia Plachy, Elisabeth Biondi, Peter Essick, Alex Novak, Anna Walker-Skillman, Brenda Massie, Jerry Atnip, Kevin Miller AND you!

Jean Loh said...

I'll keep Georgia in my mind...

Lelanie said...

Gorgeous photos. I love the lush growth. <3