BPF18 - All You Need To Know About Taking part


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THUMB: Outdoor exhibition BPF14. ©Morten Watkins.

There are many ways you can get involved with Brighton Photo Fringe 2018 (BPF18) and celebrate the visual arts this October.

You can either submit work to our many open calls inc: OPEN18 Solo, Moving and Artist in Residence, which are all now live. See our list of current opportunities here.

OR you can host your own exhibition with a venue (gallery, coffee shop, restaurant, community space , etc) located in the city.

You will need to provide information and pay the fee to take part in the festival, and you will need to complete the contract and evaluation process.

The next festival will take place from 29 September to 28 October 2018.

Deadline for listing in the festival (fee payable) will be 15 August 2018.

Submissions will go live after 6 August, once funding is confirmed.


WHY TAKE PART IN BPF18?

" I admire the energy and fresh ideas which I always discover when I visit the Brighton Photo Fringe – like some of the best Fringe events within the wider cultural sector (Edinburgh Festival) BPF has developed over its fifteen-year existence a robust identity as the place to see the most exciting emerging work and creative collaborations/installations. Like the relationship between Offprint (Tate) and Photo London, BPF provides an important contribution to the overall ecology of the photography festival scene in the UK today. With Brighton so readily accessible from London and Europe, it also provides a platform for international curators to visit and see the most interesting work being produced in the UK today."

- Brett Rogers, Director, The Photographers’ Gallery

See all the facts and info on the benefits of being involved in the fringe by Downloading our BPF Key Facts pack here!


Festival Participation Fees.

These contribute to the costs of marketing including the website and the brochure production.

For this you will get a 30 minute one to one with staff to discuss your exhibition; an exhibitor pack and BPF18 signage for your exhibition.

You will also be included in the printed catalogue and listed on the BPF18 website.

Fees are as follows:

£100 including 1/4 page ad

£140 including 1/2 page ad

£200 including full page ad


We look forward to seeing your exhibition and having you involved in this years festival.

BPF18 Team!

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