OPEN CALL FOR NEW MEMBERS (ENDED)
The open call has now ended. Thank you to everyone who participated.
We are pleased to invite photographers to join COMA, a new global photographic cooperative.
We are looking for photographers with a distinct signature and visual excellence, who share our ideals and values: to contribute to a growing understanding of the world and to explore the often complex narratives of the human experience with the patience, commitment and integrity that it deserves.
From photojournalism to contemporary photography, we believe that each member’s individual practice is as diverse as their cultural and social backgrounds and we are looking for individuals that are not afraid of innovation step outside the confines of traditional storytelling to show their perception of the human reality.
In addition to being a platform for forward-thinking photographers to explore new ways of storytelling, we strive to inspire create greater creative and social consciousness through exhibitions, educational events, publishing initiatives and artistic collaborations that will engage and inspire the world around us.
If you are interested in seeking membership, please prepare the following:
- A brief explanation of your desire to join COMA of no more than 500 words. Please clearly state why you wish to apply for membership.
- An explanation of the content of the images you are submitting of no more than 500 words.
- A short biography of no more than 500 words.
Note: All text should be submitted in English.
A zip file of no more than 50 images with the following specifications:
- 72 DPI
- Longest axis no greater than 1440 pixels
- JPEG compression of 83
- Full IPTC metadata
- Please label each image with your initials and the sequence number: example JS-001, JS-002, through JS-050
Note: If you work in multimedia or filmmaking, please provide no more than three links to your motion work.
Applications should be sent to us here. The submission period begins on June 11. and ends on August 1. 2017, 12PM GMT.
Our new collective is born out of our deep love for photography and as such, we expect future members to contribute dynamically and responsibly to the growth and development of the platform.
For any technical problems with the application, please reach us here.