Labs New Artists III: Open Call


We are pleased to announce the Open Call for Labs New Artists III, a group show at Red Hook Labs Gallery in Brooklyn, New York, opening in July 2019. The exhibition will feature work by twenty-five emerging, international photographers, unrepresented by a gallery or an agency and selected from Red Hook Labs’ open call by a jury of industry leaders. The show will provide unparalleled exposure for the artists with comprehensive industry attendance and media coverage.

Our 2019 jury includes:

Edward Enninful, Editor In Chief, British Vogue; Fabien Baron, Founder and CCO, Baron & Baron; Azu Nwagbogu, Director, Zeitz MOCAA, A.A.F. and Lagos Photo Festival; Ashleigh Kane, Arts & Culture Editor, Dazed; Alessia Glaviano and Chiara Bardelli Nonino, Senior Photo Editor and Photo Editor, Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue; Ferdinando Verderi, Creative Director and Partner, Johannes Leonardo; Jimmy Moffat, Founder, Red Hook Labs, Co-founder, Art+Commerce and Co-chair, SVA MPS Fashion Photography Program; Sueraya Shaheen and Mubarik Jafrey, Photo Editor and Publisher of Tribe Photo Mag, Dubai;  Mathias Augustyniak and Michael Amzalag, Art Directors, M/M Paris; Stephen Frailey, Director of Education, Red Hook Labs; Nathalie Herschdorfer, Director, Museum of Fine Arts, Le Locle, Switzerland;  Michael Famighetti, Editor, Aperture magazine;  Camilla Lowther, Founder and Director, CLM;  Raul Martinez, Corp. Creative Director, Condé Nast;  Jennifer Pastore, Photography Director, WSJ Magazine; Genevieve Fussell, Senior Photo Editor, The New Yorker.

Red Hook Labs is dedicated to supporting emerging talent globally, and to showing personal bodies of work that apply fresh techniques and aesthetics to the photographic medium. Applicants are invited to submit up to 20 images that they feel best represents their point of view as an artist.

Submit your work here.

Application deadline: June 3, 2019

In 2019, the exhibition will happen for a third year in a row. Over the past years, Red Hook Labs has helped launch careers of numerous artists around the world and is dedicated to provide continuous support. As continued support for the artists selected for the Labs New Artists III exhibition, each will be paired with one juror for a year-long mentorship following the show. To further expose the artists work to an international audience, the exhibition will travel to Oslo and Milan following its New York opening.

All Labs profits (from submissions and exhibition sales) go to Red Hook Labs Education and Jobs Initiative, a 501(c)3.

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