Spring Exhibition application information and form

The application form for The Spring Exhibition 2019 is now closed
The application deadline was November 1st 2018, at 23.59. The next application deadline is November 1st 2019.

Below you will find further information on The Spring Exhibition and how to apply. We recommend you read the guidelines before you begin your application.

About The Spring Exhibition
The Spring Exhibition was established by FFF in 1976, a time when the need to advance the reputation of art photography was great. The Spring Exhibition has been an important anchoring point for contemporary photography in Norway, and via its status on the cutting edge has contributed to the advancement of art photography in the Norwegian cultural debate. Today the Spring Exhibition presents Norwegian camera-based art to a broad audience.

Who can apply?
The jury selects participating artists via an open application process. All artists actively working in Norway can apply. Submitted works should have relevance to the camera based field of art, but all techniques and materials are welcome. There are no requirements for FFF-membership in order to apply the Spring Exhibition.

How to apply

  • Each applicant submits one application only. You are welcome to apply with more than one project in the same application.
  • The works you are applying with should not have been previously shown at exhibitions in Oslo or in the period up to The Spring Exhibition.
  • You can upload as much as 12 image files, with a maximum size of 2MB. The files should be named as follows: Title_production year_dimensions.jpg
  • If you are applying as a duo or a group, please make this very clear in the project description and please name all participating artists. Please include all participants' CV in one file.
  • We only accept applications through our web form, not by E-mail or mail.
  • It is recommended you apply in good time before the deadline, as the webservers might be affected by the high traffic close to deadline.
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  • The confirmation notice for your submitted application appears on top of the page after you click send - scroll up to view.

Jury 2019
The jury is appointed by Forbundet Frie Fotografer´s General Assembly. The 2019 Jury consists of Sverre Strandberg, Kobie Nel, Kjersti Vetterstad and Geir Moseid (deputy)

BKH´s prize for photographic art
One of the participating artists will be awarded the Prize for photograhic art (fotokunstprisen) by Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond (BKH). The award ceremony will take place during the exhibition opening. The prize of NOK 150.000,- is given to the artist with the work considered the most remarkable for the exhibition by a separate jury.

Artist fee
Participating artists receives exhibition fees according to state rates. FFF does not cover the artists' production costs.

Please contact us via [email protected] or 92 66 92 00.

Spring Exhibition is supported by

Kulturrådet (Arts Coucil Norway)
Norsk Fotografisk Fond (Norwegian Photographic Fund)


The deadline is passed for the Spring Exhibition 2019 and the form is closed. Next deadline is November 1st 2019.