International Women’s Day Exhibition of Photography 2020

Theme: ‘My World’

 

Exhibition Terms and Conditions

1. IMPORTANT DATES

Registration Closes

    • Friday 31 January 2020, 11:59pm

Artwork to be delivered to The Melbourne Camera Club printed and ready to install

    • Thursday 20 February 2020 between 6:00pm—8:00pm (or by prior arrangement with the Exhibition Coordinators)

Exhibition Opening Event

    • Friday 28 February 2020 at 6:30pm

Exhibition Open over two weekends, from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    • Saturday 29 February, Sunday 1 March 2020
    • Saturday 7 March, Sunday 8 March & Monday 9 March 2020 

Artwork collection from the Melbourne Camera Club

    • Monday 9 March 2020, 4:30pm—5:30pm
    • Thursday 12 March 2020, 7:00—8:00pm
    • Or by prior arrangement with Exhibition Coordinators

2. HOW TO ENTER

    • Register your interest, open now and closes Friday, 31 January 2020, 11:59pm
      • Register online by clicking the Register link on your invitation 
    • Submit your titles by Friday 7 February 2020, 11:59pm
    • You are required to accept these terms and conditions, and to confirm you are the owner of the copyright for your works
    • Drop off your work/s to the Melbourne Camera Club on the specified dates. Each work must be ready for installation. Work must be labeled on the reverse with:
      1. Your full name
      2. The title(s) of your work
      3. Your contact details
    • Every endeavour will be made to hang all work submitted, subject to Section 7

3. ENTRIES

    • The number of entries is limited to a maximum of 2 per person.
    • Changes to artwork or titles will not be accepted after entry forms and works have been submitted
    • This is a free exhibition. There is no entry fee
    • Entrants are invited to submit a 1 MB JPEG of their entry to be used for the promotion of the International Women’s Day Exhibition on the Melbourne Camera Club Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages via email to Exhibition Coordinators
    • Please also note that the Melbourne Camera Club may or may not use your image for promotion.
    • Work submitted to this exhibition may or may not be on display in the gallery however every exhibitor will have at least one work in the exhibition – subject to Section 7
    • All work submitted must be available for display across all dates of the exhibition.
    • Artists with a series consisting of two images must provide instructions for the installation of their work, but we cannot guarantee that a series will be hung together
    • Works above the maximum size limit or works deemed unsafe to hang will not be exhibited
    • We have an all care, no responsibility policy. With such a large number of works to install, although we take all care, we cannot take responsibility for damage made to work submitted to the exhibition
    • All works must be ready for installation when dropped off
    • Be printed and mounted on white mat board with a backing board of foam core or cardboard
    • Not exceed an outside measurement of 400mm x 500mm (or 16 inch x 20 inch) mounted, including mat boards
    • If you wish to submit works outside these specifications, please discuss with the Exhibition Coordinators

4. DROPPING OFF WORKS

    • Works must arrive at the Melbourne Camera Club on or before Thursday 20 February, 2020 between 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
    • Drop off location:

Melbourne Camera Club
254-256 Ferrars Street cnr Dorcas & Ferrars Sts
South Melbourne 

    • Dropping off work before 20 February is by prior arrangement with the Exhibition Coordinator
      Please clearly label all work on the back with artist’s name, contact details and title of the work

5. COLLECTING WORKS

    • Works can be collected on:
      • Monday March 9, 2020 4.30pm to 5.30pm (Labour Day public holiday)
      • Thursday March 12, 2020 7pm to 8pm
    • If work is to be returned by post, return postage costs must be included with your submission.
    • Prior arrangements can be made with the Exhibition Coordinators for collecting works

6. PRIZE

    • There will be a small prize for a People’s Choice Award for the 2020 International Women’s Day Exhibition.
    • The Artist’s work with the most votes will be awarded the winner of the People’s Choice Award.
    • Every person who visits the exhibition is entitled to one vote. Multiple votes per person will not be valid. Only valid votes will be counted.
    • People’s Choice Prize winner will be announced at the Melbourne Camera Club meeting on Thursday, 26 March 2020 at 8:00pm and included in the club’s social media.

7. FURTHER CONDITIONS

    • As this is a curated exhibition, where it is hoped to display all entries, this may not be possible due to space restrictions.
    • The Melbourne Camera Club Exhibition Coordinators reserve the right to make selections for the exhibition that may be determined by available space.
    • All entries will be displayed (subject to space) unless deemed offensive, too fragile, dangerous or not ready for installation.
    • If you are photographing children, you must refer to protocols developed by the Australia Council (australiacouncil.gov.au) before entering your work and adhere to the MCC Ethical Principles of Photography – available on our website.
    • Insurance is the sole responsibility of the entrant.
    • All care will be taken however, the Melbourne Camera Club will not be responsible for any loss or damage caused to the work, howsoever caused.

Any queries or alternative drop off / pickup arrangements, please contact our Exhibition Coordinators, via email at exhibitions@melbournecameraclub.org.au