Sloika is a curated NFT photography marketplace on the Ethereum blockchain. We help everyone collect and own genuine photo art from emerging and established photographers around the world.
To enter the open call, sign in to your Directory.art account. Make sure you have completed your profile and have a minimum of 3 artwork uploaded.
Submit your best authentic photographs that reveal hidden layers, emotions, or stories that elevate them from a simple depiction to a profound, impactful visual experience. Winning selections will be exhibited in a group show at the Mondoir Gallery in Downtown Dubai February 28-29, 2024.
Winning artists will receive automatic approval to mint their images as NFTs on Sloika, the curated NFT photography marketplace.
John Knopf is an Emmy-nominated, internationally acclaimed landscape photographer, celebrated for his breathtaking panoramic views and extraordinary ability to capture the essence of nature's splendor. John's work has been featured by National Geographic, TIME, Red Bull, USA Today, Billboard Magazine, Google, and many others. His art has been exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide and has earned numerous awards and accolades. Notably, John has showcased his work at prestigious art events such as the Venice Biennale and Art Basel. In 2021 and 2022, he curated photography galleries for TIME and National Geographic and hosted the first and largest NFT Photography gallery at Art Basel & NFT NYC.
Tara Workman is a talented nature photographer, born and raised in Barbados and currently living in the Pacific Northwest of the US. She captures the beauty of the simpler moments of life, celebrating the art of finding wonder in the less obvious. She has a “less is more approach” and a love for abstracts. Her photography invites viewers to pause, ponder, and admire for even just a moment in this fast-paced existence. Tara’s awards include first place for Landscape Photography in the 2022 Minimalist Photography Awards, and Photographer of the Year Award by Captured Landscapes 2021. PetaPixel showcased Tara as one of the 10 female photographers to watch in 2023.