Ends on November 30, 2017

$20.00 USD

OPEN CALL: 2018 Month of Photography Los Angeles Photo Books 

Month of Photography Los Angeles is accepting submissions for a juried Official MOPLA Exhibition dedicated to the photo book. 

DEADLINE: November 30, 2017


Submit books that were independently or commercially published and distributed from anywhere in the world within the last 24 months. 

Eligible books include - self published, handmade, exhibition catalogues, book dummies, zines, and limited/special edition photo books. 

In addition to the online submission form, all books must be sent to the Lucie Foundation office (address below) and postmarked by November 30, 2017. 
Lucie Foundation, c/o MOPLA Photo Books, 550 N Larchmont Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90004 


1. Complete the submission form with your personal info. 

2. Upload 1-20 digital images.

3. Pay the $20 submission fee. 

4. Mail book(s) to Lucie Foundation office. 


Lucie Foundation, c/o MOPLA Photo Books, 550 N Larchmont Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90004

Books must be postmarked by November 30, 2017. 


Is there a limit to the number of entries per artist? 
No, you may submit as many entries as you like. 

How should I prepare my files? 
Please prepare your files according to the specifications below.

  • JPG only, NO TIF, GIF, PNG, PDF files will be accepted.
  • 72 DPI
  • 800 pixels on the longest side
  • RGB, Grayscale, Black and White accepted, no CMYK.
  • Naming your files: Firstname, Underscore, Lastname, Number. For Example: John_Smith_1.jpg, John_Smith_2.jpg up to the corresponding number of images you are submitting.

When will the curation be announced? 
Selected artists will be notified in January 2018, and the list of confirmed artists will be published in February 2018. 

How will I know if my submission was selected? 
If your submission was selected to participate in MOPLA, you will be contacted directly through the email which you provided in the submission form.

When and where will the festival take place? 
The Tenth Anniversary Edition of MOPLA will take place in April 2018 throughout the city of Los Angeles. 

*This submission process DOES NOT guarantee that your work will be selected to exhibit during Month of Photography Los Angeles. 

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