PHOTO MELIGGOI is a new residency program that will offers the opportunity to one emerging
photographer to spend 20 days in July 2017 in Meliggoi, Greece. The selected artist will have to create a new body of work in response to the cultural context of Meliggoi village and Dodoni province. The residency is also supported by PHOTOMETRIA photography festival in Ioannina and the produced body of work will be displayed during the next edition of the festival (2018).
Submissions considered for the residency program may come from all form of photography with no restrictions in terms of techniques or approaches. We are looking for proposal project that showing an interest in producing a new body of work that has strong relevance to the place and want to challenge the representation of the area.
The chosen artist will receive free food, accommodation and a small studio in the village of Meliggoi. One photographer will be awarded with the sum of 500€ provided by the Meliggoi Association, he/she can choose how to spend this sum independently taking into account that during the application process he/she will have to indicate where these money will be spend on.
PHOTOMETRIA festival will be in charge of the production of an exhibition, showcasing during the next edition of the festival (2018) the work realised during this first MELIGGOI RESIDENCY PROGRAM.
There is NO ENTRY FEE and the deadline for submitting all the materials is midnight on June 7, 2017.
Plateia, 455 00 Meliggoi
26 April 2017 Call for Entries Starts
7 June 2017, 11:59 p.m. UTC+2 Submission Deadline
21 June 2017 Winner Notification
6 July 2017 Residency Start
26 July 2017 Residency Ends