House of Photography
Photo Exhibitions in Vienna

Rechte Wienzeile 85, 1050 Vienna | Phone: 01/890 41 46 | E-Mail |
Opening hours: Mo-Th, 2pm - 7pm, Fr 10am - 2pm

off-festival 2017

The off-festival vienna 2018 will open on Friday, 02.11.2018 with the photography exhibition “CONTEMPORARY”.

This is why the House of Photography Vienna is inviting all interested photographers to participate in the open call by submitting photos for the exhibition opening!

You can submit all photographs that deal with the subject “CONTEMPORARY”. You can submit your photos until Monday, 08.10.2018.

A selection of the most interesting submitted photographs will be available to see at the opening of the off-festival vienna on Friday, 02.11.2018 as part of the group exhibition: "CONTEMPORARY" at the FotoQuarter Vienna. A one time application fee of € 25, - per photographer or € 50,- per group exhibition accompanies all submissions of photos for the opening exhibition of the off-festival vienna.

The opening exhibition is not part of the competition and is therefore not submitted to the off-festival award.


  • Please send us a maximum of 10 photos in digital form by Monday, 08.10.2018.
  • All applications must be sent via file sharing (e.g. Dropbox, WeTransfer etc.) to the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  • All photographs must have a minimum size/resolution of 20 x 30 cm / 300pdi
  • all photograph/file names should be formatted as follows: firstname-lastname-number 
    e.g. Max-Mustermann-01, Max-Mustermann-02 …
  • Your application must include:  your full name, date of birth, city of residence, image titles, suggested size for the printed image and year of production of all photographs
  • The application fee (€25,- or €50,-) is to be paid at the same time as submitting the application to the following bank account (belonging to the administering accompany of the House of Photography). The submitted exhibition project can only be processed after receipt of the registration fee. The application fee cannot be refunded if the submitted photographs are not selected for exhibition.


Administering Company:
Weiterbildungsinstitut Wien Service GmbH 
Bank Austria
Sort code: 12.000
Account number: 51 300 297 501
IBAN: AT29 1200 0513 0029 7501
Purpose: "Open Call CONTEMPORARY"


We will inform you whether one or more of your photographs have been selected for the photography exhibition "CONTEMPORARY" after the submission deadline.  At the same time you will also receive all further information regarding the printing and processing of the photographs for the exhibition. The printing costs and any transport costs to Vienna for the selected images and the return transport after the exhibition must be borne and organised by the photographer.

The opening of the exhibition “CONTEMPORARY” will take place on Friday, 02.11.2018 at 8pm as part of the opening celebration of the off-festival vienna in the PhotoQuarter Vienna in the former Schlössl-Kino, Margaretenstraße 127, 1050 Wien.