The Tangible Image Biennale is organized by the association of the same name, domiciled at 9 rue des Deux Gares 75010 Paris.
The Biennale of Tangible Image proposes to present in different places of exhibition of 20e
arrondissement of Paris a selection of works that tend to emancipate themselves from a classical approach of the medium
photographic. The dates of the festival are between November 1er and 1 December 2020er.
In parallel with a flagship exhibition organized under the artistic direction of the organizers, a series
exhibitions will be organized in partner venues. A call for competition is launched to artists to participate
at the Biennale and exhibit in the satellite spaces selected by the organization. A jury of personalities from around the world
art and photography will be responsible for examining applications. This jury is independent of the organization
and his decisions are sovereign.
A public award with the laureates will be set up on Instagram in October 2020.
Proposals must necessarily address new uses, languages and photographic practices. Capture techniques other than photographic cameras are accepted. Mixed techniques are accepted, on the sole condition that the works are part of an approach related to photography. Printing on materials other than paper is accepted, as well as projects broadcast on screen or projected video.
Applications are to be sent exclusively via the online participation form of the site
www.bit20.paris. They will consist of a maximum of 1 6 visual series, from the project description (1500
maximum signs) and techniques used. Several projects may be submitted to the jury, they must
this case should be the subject of separate applications.
Must appear the title of the series, a text of presentation in French or in English, a
technical description and a resume / biography and full contact information of the candidate.
Participation in the contest implies that each artist has the necessary rights and authorizations to the
dissemination of his works. Otherwise, the responsibility of the Tangible Image Biennial can not
to be engaged.
The contest is open to all and without any limitation. However the artists selected for the previous
edition can not compete for the next. Submitted images must necessarily meet new
uses, languages and photographic practices. The theme is free.
The registration opening date is scheduled for the February 15 2020, and the closing of the 30 April 2020 call to
midnight subject to change. The results will be announced at the end of June 2020 on the site of the Biennial. The
selected candidates will be contacted individually.
The candidates will pay a participation fee of twenty euros, paid to the association Biennial of
the Tangible Image, to cover the cost of file management. The payment will only be made via PayPal
on the dedicated registration page on the site.
The organization is responsible for making the partner exhibition venues available in the 20ème arrondissement
from Paris. She alone is in charge of allocating spaces for each artist in association with the places
partners. For this reason and in consultation with the latter, it is likely to adapt the number of
works according to the chosen place.
The works are likely to be put on sale and the places, especially the partner galleries, are free
to apply or not a sales commission provided that the rate is agreed with the artists
selected, a contract will be signed in this sense between the artist and the exhibition venue. The organization will facilitate
discussions but will not be part of the contract. The organization does not take any commission on
possible sales, and its responsibility can not be engaged in case of litigation.
The organization promotes the event by press, web or any other means of dissemination. The
selected participants authorize the association to use the visuals of their works for free
communication and promotion of BIT20 as well as for the organization of the public's prize on Instagram. They
authorize the free diffusion on all web media, press, edition, catalog and display for the duration
the event and its promotion as well as the second edition. And permanently on the site of
the organization for archival purposes. Candidates remain fully owners of all their others
A catalog of all selected artists will be published, each laureate will receive a copy.
The laureates will be informed of the jury's decisions by email.
All selected participants will benefit from a permanent gallery of their works on the site www.bit20.paris.
All selected entrants will be paid under copyright. The amount will be up to the
funding of the Adagp and distributed equitably among the winners selected by the Biennale.
The laureates are responsible for transporting their works to date and to the exhibition venues in Paris. The address of
delivery will be specified in due time. The organization supports the insurance of works for the
time of exposure. It does not support the production costs of the exhibited works.
A jury composed of professionals of the image and the photography will meet during the month of May 2020 to designate the participants in the biennale.
The candidates who fulfill the conditions of participation will be presented to the jury members who will elect without appeal, 30 artists who will participate in the Biennale and will be exposed in the different partner places and on the different communication media.
An audience award on Instagram will be organized ahead of the exhibitions and will designate a winner among the participants. The prize will be equipped with photographic equipment, a production or services offered by the sponsors and partners of the event.
To enter the competition, candidates must provide certain information about them.
Except in case of cancellation, this information will be saved and will be the subject of an automated processing in accordance with the law 78-17 6 January 1978 modified "computer and freedoms".
Under this law, participants have a right to access, modify, rectify and delete data concerning them for a legitimate reason and by justifying their identity.
They can exercise this right by contacting the organizer by email at:
The organization reserves the right to suspend, postpone or cancel the contest without notice in case of force majeure or any other event rendering its organization impossible. The sums collected as a contribution to costs remain acquired for the benefit of the association Biennale de l'Image Tangible.
The author confirms that he / she has read the entire rules and accepts them and agrees to respect them. Participation in the contest implies full acceptance of the rules. Unplanned cases are the sole responsibility of the organizers.
Any complaint must be formulated by contacting the team of the Biennial at the email address: email@example.com