Call for Art: Diffusion, Volume IX 

Theme: Open

Eligibility/About: Open to all photographers working in all photo-based media. Work should be from a concise portfolio series. “Best of” or single images will not be published. Please consider: Diffusion is known as an annual that highlights artfully crafted photographic artwork including, but not limited to, hand-crafted, alternative process, analog, mixed media, installation, photo as object, avant-garde, experimental, assemblage, staged, abstract, etc. Please take a look at our broader mission for more perspective.

Diffusion is primarily a short-run limited edition print annual magazine. We do offer digital versions of our current volumes after the print version has sold out (or in combination with a print edition purchase). Selected artists will be published in both versions.

Awards: Featured Artist (interview and portfolio published on 4-6 page spreads), Invitational Showcase (1-3 page feature), All Featured Artists and a curated selection from the Invitational Showcase are invited to show in our next physical exhibition (details TBD).

Jurors: Blue Mitchell & Liz Kale, Owners, One Twelve Publishing.

Entry Guidelines: Submit up to 8-12 images. Please submit JPEG image only – minimum size 3000 pixels on the longest side, 300 ppi, RGB. No watermarks or frames please. Please name your files as so: lastname-firstname_image-title_medium.jpeg – for instance: Smith-Bob_Best-Photo-Ever_Cyanotype.jpeg.

In your package please include an image list, project statement, web address (if applicable) and confirmation of payment.

We prefer dropbox for submissions, email your dropbox link to However, If dropbox doesn’t work for you use a service like pcloud transfer, wetransfer or the like — email to PLEASE SEND IN A SINGLE COMPRESSED FILE (.zip, etc) and NAME compressed file with YOUR NAME as file name (please do not name it Diffusion).

Submit by: June 1st 2017, 11:59pm (PST)

Copyright: By submitting photos for publication on Diffusion you are stipulating to us that you own copyright to these photographs or have permission from the copyright holder to submit these photographs. You are granting Diffusion | One Twelve Publishing a non-exclusive license to use the photograph in its submitted form for publication in Diffusion magazine and online at (, for as long as the websites exists as well as on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc) for promotional purposes and will always note the copyright holder.

None of the photographs may be downloaded, stored, printed, manipulated, distributed, or used in any form without prior written permission from the copyright holder. Works published on and are protected under domestic and international copyright laws and are not considered to be public domain.

Submissions Closed

Thank you!!

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