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Third Ward Open Call Photography Exhibit

by CH Contributor
on 20 July 2009

by Tisha Leung


Are you an avid photographer who thinks outside the box's box? Third Ward, Williamsburg's go-to resource for the creative design professional, recently announced their first-ever Open Call for photography. With a goal of finding the best new creative work from emerging photographers, the missive turns to photography's evolution as a catalyst, looking to its development from daguerreotypes to glass negatives and from Polaroid film to limitless digital shots.

The result will be a group exhibit of 26 winners with one first place award of $500 and a Third Ward Green Bike (a lime-colored single speed bike, custom designed in Brooklyn). All those featured in the group show at 3rd Ward's gallery will also be written up in their quarterly publication, receive a one-month basic membership with access to their four photo studios and gain citywide exposure through post cards, fliers and press.


Magnum photographer Peter van Agtmael, Sean Fader, who's a FIT Professor and one of Third Ward's Solo Show Artists (a similar competition-based exhibit) and Amani Olu, co-founder and executive director of Humble Arts Foundation, will judge the submissions.

Check out 3rd Ward for details. Submissions are accepted through 7 August 2009.

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