Visual Arts, Festival, Open Call

Open Call - 9th Singapore International Photography Festival 2024

Organised by: DECK Photography Art Centre Ltd.
  • Date:
    19 Mar - 10 May 2024
  • Venue:
  • Admission:
    USD$45 per portfolio submission
    USD$30 per photobook submission


The Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF) is opening the call for image-based works and photobook publications for its 9th biennale edition. The open call welcomes submissions from photographers and artists worldwide and is non-thematic in nature.

This presents the opportunity for photographers and artists to have their works seen and reviewed by the festival's distinguished Jury Panel of international professionals in the industry of contemporary arts, photography, and publishing. Shortlisted works will be presented in the 9th SIPF Open Call Showcase in Singapore, a cornerstone festival platform for new discoveries in image-making and photography, alongside curated festival highlights of some of the biggest names in the photography world.

The 9th SIPF is taking place in Singapore from October 18 to November 24, 2024.

Open Call Categories
Portfolio (a series of image-based and photography works)
Photobook (published or dummy publication)

10 May 2024, 23:59 (GMT+8)

Open Call Registration

SIPF Open Call Awards
Best Portfolio Award (cash prize of SGD$2,000)
Best Published Photobook Award (cash prize of SGD$2,000)
Best Dummy Photobook Award (cash prize of SGD$2,000)
Public's Favourite Photobook Award (cash prize of SGD$1,000)

Jury Panel

Dr Adele Tan, Senior Curator at National Gallery Singapore
Louise Fedotov-Clements, Director of Photoworks
Serubiri Moses, Author and Curator, Visiting Faculty at Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College / Editorial team at e-flux journal
Sunyoung Kim, Senior Curator at Museum Hanmi
Wimo Ambala Bayang, Artist and Curator, Ruang MES 56
Seok Jaehyun, Director of ArtSpace LUMOS & Busan International Photo Festival (Portfolio Juror)
Gwen Lee, Director and Co-Founder of Singapore International Photography Festival and DECK
Tanvi Mishra, Curator, Writer, Photo Editor
David Campany, Curator at Large, International Center of Photography, New York
Ang Song Nian, Artist and Co-Founder of THEBOOKSHOW
Yan You Di Yuan, Founder and Director of Jiazazhi
Erik Kessels, Artist, Curator and Communication Designer
Maarten Schilt, Founder and Publisher, Schilt Publishing & Gallery

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Open Call - 9th Singapore International Photography Festival 2024