16th Noorderlicht Photofestival Groningen (NL), 6 Sept - 4 Oct 2009
Aiming to make a festival of beauty that is opinionated and aware, and offering comprehension and a critical perspective in the form of investigative, innovative and inspiring photography. Aurora Borealis (the Noorderlicht publishing branch) will publish a catalogue of all combined exhibitions of the festival.
Submissions welcome! Photographers and curators from all over the world are welcome to send in their work and proposals to participate in the Noorderlicht International Photofestival 2009.
All submissions must relate to the theme of the festival : "Strijd". The Dutch word strijd has many uses and can be translated as: match, competition, contest, dispute, strife, controversy, conflict, struggle, wrestle, fight, battle, combat, war. The title of the festival hasn't been decided yet, but we aspire to address struggles in all guises.
These are all possible approaches to the theme. Read more
Submitting - conditions and directives on the website
The deadline for submitting work : April 3rd
Noorderlicht is an international documentary photography platform and a driven and dynamic organization that seeks to combine engaged content with high quality photography. Noorderlicht works internationally with photographers from all continents who use photography in a personal way to critically explore and interpret the world.