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Poziv za prispevke in projekte 2017

The archive – as a concept, a distinctive repressive social apparatus, and as a pool of (in)accessible images – has for long been a focal point of theoretical and discursive contestations, creative artistic practices and critical appropriations.

Kabinet

Poziv za prispevke in projekte 2017

Call for papers: Cabinet

Rok za oddajo osnutkov prispevkov (150 besed povzetka in/ali vizualije) je 10. junij 2017. Rok za oddajo dokončanih prispevkov sprejetih osnutkov je 15. september 2017. Osnutke pošljite neposredno na editors@membrana.org.

The deadline for contribution proposals is extended to 10 June 2017. The deadline for finished contributions is 15 September 2017.

Collecting photographic images has for long stirred both interest and imagination of photographers, artists, photographic theorists, just as it did those of information loving intelligence officers, flea market loving amateurs and free market loving entrepreneurs. Contemporary proliferation of image production and sharing seems to have only intensified the practices of collecting, appropriating and curating of found, already existing images.

The resulting amassments of images – either in forms of personal albums, institutionalised collections, server farms of social networks or archives of state institutions – are also amassments of narratives, of projections about societies and individuals, of attempts to limit the mere potentiality and contingency of meaning. In particular it was the archive – as a concept, a distinctive repressive social apparatus, and as a pool of (in)accessible images – that has for long been a focal point of theoretical and discursive contestations, creative artistic practices and critical appropriations.

Membrana #3 wants to reinvigorate these discussions from the perspective of ubiquitous photography and re-politicisation of social life in post-democratic societies through the metaphor of cabinet. For us, the notion of the cabinet has multiple meanings and can be seen as a bureaucratic image storage and retrieval system, an image display surface, a desktop icon or an Wunderkammer-ish collection of wonders and curiosities and can be approached literally or metaphorically.

We invite textual and visual contributions that explore the notion of cabinet/archive from (but not limited to) the following perspectives:

  • contingency of image collections and potentiality of meaning- collecting/exhibiting/archiving in the age of ubiquitous digital photography
  • collecting photographs, vernacular collections and archives
  • apparatus, control, power
  • visibility, invisibility, searchability
  • archive and (non)accessibility of past (corporate acquisitions, private collections, secret services, newspapers and agencies)
  • stock photography as/and archive

Format of contributions


Essays, theoretical papers, overview articles, interviews (approx. 14.000 characters with spaces), visuals encouraged.
Short essays, columns (approx. 6.000 characters with spaces), visuals encouraged.
Photographic projects and artwork: proposals for non-commissioned work or samples of work can be sent to editors(at)membrana.si

Proposals and deadlines


Please contact the editors at editors(at)membrana.si. Proposals and deadlines the deadline for 150-word abstracts is 10 June 2017.  The deadline for finished contributions from accepted proposals is 15 September 2017. Please send proposals or contact the editors at editors(at)membrana.si.

About Membrana


Membrana is a contemporary photography magazine dedicated to promoting a profound and theoretically grounded understanding of photography. Its aim is to encourage new, bold, and alternative conceptions of photography as well as new and bold approaches to photography in general. The magazine builds upon the long tradition of publishing the Slovenian language magazine Fotografija (published since 1997) as well as on the long tradition of the critical and investigative approach cherished by its editors.

Membrana publishes a wide range of contributions, ranging from interviews to theoretical articles, essays on contemporary photography, columns, regional portfolios, exhibition and book reviews. Positioning itself in the space between scholarly magazines and popular publications, it offers an open forum for critical reflection on the medium, presenting both analytical texts and quality visuals. The magazine is published bi-annually in the summer and winter in the English language by the Slovene non-profit institute Membrana.

Rok za oddajo osnutkov prispevkov (150 besed povzetka in/ali vizualije) je 10. junij 2017. Rok za oddajo dokončanih prispevkov sprejetih osnutkov je 15. september 2017. Osnutke pošljite neposredno na editors@membrana.org.

Sorodne objave

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prijavi se na novice in pozive za projekte in prispevke
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Podaljšan rok za oddajo predlogov prispevkov (povzetki dolžine do 150 besed in/ali slikovno gradivo) je 30. avgust 2021. Podaljšan rok za oddajo celotnih prispevkov na podlagi izbranih predlogov je 4. oktober 2021. Predloge pošljite prek spletnega obrazca ali se obrnite na nas prek kontaktnega obrazca in/ali naslova editors(at)membrana.org.

Podaljšan rok za oddajo predlogov prispevkov (povzetki dolžine do 150 besed in/ali slikovno gradivo) je 11. junij 2021. Podaljšan rok za oddajo celotnih prispevkov na podlagi izbranih predlogov je 16. avgust 2021. Predloge pošljite prek spletnega obrazca ali se obrnite na nas prek kontaktnega obrazca in/ali naslova editors(at)membrana.org.

Rok za oddajo osnutkov prispevkov (150 besed povzetka in/ali vizualije) je 27. julij 2020. Rok za oddajo dokončanih prispevkov sprejetih osnutkov je 21. september 2020. Osnutke pošljite preko spletnega obrazca na: https://www.membrana.si/proposal/ ali nas kontaktirajte neposredno na editors@membrana.org.

kje: Cankarjev dom, sejna soba M3/4
kdaj: 27. februar 2020, 0b 18. uri

kje: Galerija Jakopič, Ljubljana, v sklopu razstave Jaka Babnik: Pigmalion
kdaj: 5. december 2019
trajanje: 18.00 – 21.00
sodelujeta: dr. Victor Burgin, dr. Ilija T. Tomanić
moderator: dr. Jan Babnik

  • 18.00: Predavanje Victorja Burgina: Kaj je kamera? Kje je fotografija?
  • 19.00: Predstavitev nove številke revije Fotografije (Kamera in aparat: Izbrani spisi Victorja Burgina) v pogovoru z umetnikom in teoretikom Victorjem Burginom in Ilijo T. Tomanićem, piscem spremne besede k slovenskemu prevodu. Pogovor bo moderiral Jan Babnik, gl. in odgovorni urednik revije Fotografija
  • 20.30: razprodaja preteklih številk revije Fotografija

Rok za oddajo osnutkov prispevkov (150 besed povzetka in/ali vizualije) je 16. december 2019. Rok za oddajo dokončanih prispevkov sprejetih osnutkov je 16. marec 2020. Osnutke pošljite preko spletnega obrazca na: https://www.membrana.si/proposal/ ali nas kontaktirajte neposredno na editors@membrana.org.

Kdaj: 18. julij 2019 ob 10.00
Trajanje:
90 min
Kje: Prvo preddverje Cankarjevega doma, Prešernova cesta 10, 1000 Ljubljana (vhod iz pasaže Maximarket)
Delavnico vodita: Leopold Štefanič in Neža Ternik

Rok za oddajo osnutkov prispevkov (150 besed povzetka in/ali vizualije) je 09. april 2019. Rok za oddajo dokončanih prispevkov sprejetih osnutkov je 24. junij 2019. Osnutke pošljite preko spletnega obrazca na: https://www.membrana.si/proposal/ ali nas kontaktirajte neposredno na editors@membrana.org.

Kontaktiraje urednike na editors@membrana.si. Rok za predloge prispevkov (izvlečki dolžine 150 besed in/ali slikovno gradivo) je 18.1. 2019. Rok za dokončane prispevke na podlagi sprejetih predlogov je 20.3.2019. Predloge pošljite na editors@membrana.org.

Kontaktiraje urednike na editors@membrana.org. Rok za dokončane prispevke na podlagi sprejetih predlogov je 30. september 2018. Predloge pošljite na editors@membrana.org.

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