Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Open Call Exhibitions

Installation view of Ryan Louis and Seth Stevenson

Installation view of Ravine by Seth Stevenson and Ryan Louis. A 2019 Open Call Exhibition at Allan Gardens Conservatory. Photo courtesy of the artists.

Registration for the 2020 Festival is now closed. To participate in the 2021 Festival, please check back in October 2020

This non-juried category is open to all, encouraging a variety of photographic practices. Open Call Exhibitions can be held in any type of venue, from conventional gallery spaces to unconventional venues such as community centres, cafés, or retail shops. Your exhibition and artist information will reach CONTACT’s extensive audience through the Festival catalogue (20,000 copies) and website (200k visitors.)

A registration fee of $275+HST applies.

Benefits of registration include:
– Exhibition listing with 75-word description and one image reproduction in the CONTACT Catalogue
– One web listing with up to three images on the Festival website
– Press access to your downloadable images on the website
– CONTACT venue signage
– Copies of the CONTACT Catalogue