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2021 SPE Annual Conference: Imagining Legacy: Archives, Collections, and Memoria

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Family Frames

curated by Kathryn Harrison

Don't Smile   /   Deadline: 02/01/20

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Don't Smile seeks to explore the ever-changing definition of family while also considering traditional models of family in the 21st-century. Family Frames is calling for imagery that documents the artist's relationship with their families and chosen communities. Family Frames will exist as an online exhibition as well as a zine available for purchase on the Don't Smile store in late February 2020.

Submit 3-5 images, sized 1280px on the long side, 160 ppi and saved as .TIFFS. Save each file titled lastname_firstname_imagetitle.tiff and email in a .zip file to

Submission Fee: $5 - 100% of proceeds will be donated to Planned Parenthood. Please pay the submission fee below.

Important Dates:

February 1st – Submission Deadline

February 16th – Artists are notified

February 17th – Family Frames is published online

February 24th – Family Frames zine available to purchase




Must be a self-identifying woman photographer.

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Melissa Kreider


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