9th SIPF Open Call 2024

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.


Deadline: 10 May 2024, 23:59 GMT+8
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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.

There are two Open Call categories. The Portfolio category is an Open Call for photography and image-based body of works. The Photobook category is an Open Call for both published and dummy photobooks. View the 8th SIPF 2022’s shortlisted Portfolios here and shortlisted Photobooks here.

In this Open Call, selected recipients are also considered for the SIPF Open Call Award, recognising artistic excellence and originality displayed in Open Call submissions. The award aims to support and encourage artists in their image-making practice, with cash prizes disbursed to the creators of the selected works.

The SIPF Open Call Awards categories are:

  • 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)

For more information about the SIPF Open Call and to submit your work, click here.
The deadline for the SIPF Open Call is May 10, 2024, at 23:59 GMT+8. Submission fees are applicable.

For enquiries, contact enquiry@sipf.sg.