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FotoFest 2016 Biennial

Meeting Place Registration

There are a very limited number of spaces still available for the 2016 Meeting Place Portfolio Reviews. Please send your registration form as soon as possible!




SCHEDULE

The Meeting Place is organized into four 4-day sessions. Different reviewers are invited for each session of the Meeting Place. Dates for each session are as follows:

Session 1: March 12 - 15
Session 2: March 17 - 20
Session 3: March 22 - 25
Session 4: March 27 - 30

Registered artists are guaranteed a MINIMUM of four (4) one-on-one formal review appointments per day. Each appointment lasts 20 minutes.



Between each session of the Meeting Place, there are “break days” (March 16, March 21, and March 26) where workshops, curatorial forums, exhibition tours, lectures, and symposia take place. The dates and details of these specific events will be announced at a later date.


REGISTRATION FEE

The fee to participate in one session of the Meeting Place is $925.

As a 2016 Meeting Place registered artist you receive:

• Minimum of 16 individual portfolio reviews during a 4-day session
• Reserved space to participate in the Evenings with the Artists - Open Portfolio Nights, an opportunity to show your portfolio to the general public, other reviewers, and collectors
• Inclusion in the Meeting Place Registrant Catalogue given to all reviewers for each session; all participating artists are represented with an image of their work and contact information
• Free access to FotoFest Biennial exhibitions, curator-artist dialogues, seminars, and conferences
• Opportunities for informal reviews with roving reviewers
• Networking opportunities with fellow artists
• Discounted workshop registration


REGISTRATION PROCESS

The Early Registration period has closed. There are a limited number of available spaces for artists still wanting to register.

Registration is open to all photographic artists.

Artists are able to register for one or two sessions. FotoFest will accommodate as many preferences as possible, however be aware that FotoFest cannot guarantee ALL preferences, as space is limited.

There is no charge to submit a registration.

Online registrations only; no telephone or walk-in registrations accepted.


AFTER SUBMITTING YOUR REGISTRATION FORM

FotoFest will confirm via email if a space is available in the chosen session or will notify placement on the waiting list. If a space is available, payment will be required at this point. If we do not receive payment from you in a timely manner, we will take your name off the Meeting Place and give the space to someone else on the waiting list. 

FotoFest accepts PayPal, major Credit Cards, or payment by check. Once your payment has been processed, you will be emailed a registration confirmation and receipt.


REGISTRATIONS RECEIVED  DURING THE EARLY REGISTRATION PERIOD - June 17 to July 29, 2015

FotoFest will email all those who sent their registration form during the Early Registration period, either confirming a space or notifying placement on the waiting list. If a space is available, payment will be required at this point. If we do not receive payment from you in a timely manner, we will take your name off the Meeting Place and give the space to someone else on the waiting list. 

FotoFest accepts PayPal, major Credit Cards, or payment by check. Once your payment has been processed, you will be emailed a registration confirmation and receipt. 


THE WAITING LIST

Applicants who submit their registration form within the Early Registration period but DO NOT receive a space at the Meeting Place will be automatically placed at the top of the waiting list.

Registrations received after the Early Registration period (after July 29, 2015) will be placed on the waiting list in the order in which they are received.


CANCELLATION POLICY

Before December 1, 2015 - FotoFest provides a full refund minus a $100 administrative fee.
After December 1, 2015 - If FotoFest is able to sell the space to someone on the waiting list, a full refund minus a $150 administrative fee will be issued.
After February 1, 2016 - FotoFest will NOT accept any cancellations nor provide refunds.

The Meeting Place Registration is NON-TRANSFERABLE.

FotoFest will not honor registrations that are sold or traded. Cancelled registrations are offered to individuals on the Meeting Place waiting list.


 



For more information please contact Alonso Tapia-Benitez, Meeting Place and Development Associate, at development@fotofest.org or call 713-223-5522 ext. 13.

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