Open call

GETXOPHOTO International Image Festival’s first Open Call has received a total of 276 proposals from original authors from 47 different countries as diverse as Russia, India, Mexico, Estonia, Serbia, Myanmar, Singapore, Moldova, Arab Emirates or Guatemala.

After analyzing the works presented, the jury composed by Yumi Goto, Simon Bainbridge, Shoair Mavlian, Christian Caujolle and Monica Allende has decided the following:


Max Pinckers, ‘Margins of Excess’
His work will be exhibited at the Festival’s official selection. 


(sorted by alphabetical order)

Guillaume Chauvin

Anush Hamzehian & Vittorio Mortarotti

Claudia Heinermann

Alban Lécuyer

Andrei Liankevich

Lesia Maruschak

Jesus Montañana Grau

Janire Najera

Camillo Pasquarelli

Jaime Permuth

Herman Rahman

Nina Röder

Jens Schwarz

Giovanni Scotti

Jerry Takigawa

Marvin Tang

Yu Yu Myint Than



Yumi Goto
Independent curator, editor, researcher and educator

Simon Bainbridge
Editor of British Journal of Photography

Shoair Mavlian
Curator and director of Photoworks

Christian Caujolle
Independent curator and critic

Monica Allende
Independent curator, cultural producer and educator



May 2, 2018: Open Call applications opening
May 15, 2018: applications deadline
June 29, 2018: shortlist announcement
July 2, 2018: winner announcement
September, 2018: exhibit at GETXOPHOTO Festival