We are so pleased to open artist registrations for the 2021 Ballarat International Foto Biennale Open Program. Taking place over two months, the 2021 Ballarat International Foto Biennale is Australia’s largest photographic biennale and attracts national and international audiences to Ballarat.
Open Program exhibitors will be featured in the 2021 Biennale program, promoted through our social media channels and be in the running for a $2,000 AUD First Prize and a $500 AUD People's Choice Award.
The Open Program is open to all photographers and photo media artists and gives you the opportunity to be a part of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale from 28 August to 24 October 2021.
Applications open: Now
Applications close: 31 May 2021, or earlier if all venues are allocated.
How to apply:
1. Register as an Open Program Artist and make payment - you will then be presented with a list of venues
2. Select a venue and press the “hold” button at the bottom of the page
3. Submit images and an artist statement to your chosen venue
Artist Registration $450
Artist Registration + Annual Friend Membership $375 ($330 + $45)
Student Artist Registration $360
Some of the venues available are:
FRIENDS OF THE BIENNALE: If you are already registered as a Friend of the Biennale, please ensure you login to your account before clicking Next and beginning your registration.
PLEASE NOTE: Only one artist can liaise with a venue at any one time. Thus, we encourage you to register as early as possible to book your preferred venue.
Entry Terms and Conditions