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Thursday’s Child Cultural Calendar

A curated cultural calendar for the Thursday’s Child Community to apply*, attend and discover.

*Majority of submissions are open to applicants globally. Locations listed are where the organisations are based. Please check links for eligibility.

 

OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS – ROLLING

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] No deadline / Arles Photography Festival – Propose A Project / EU / Free entry / APPLY NOW.

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL / FILM] No deadline / Adobe – Community Fund / Ukraine / Free entry / APPLY NOW

 

SEPTEMBER

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM] 1st September deadline / Lucie Foundation / Global / Fees vary / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 8th September deadline / 212 Photography Istanbul / Istanbul / 100 TL (£2.50) fee / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 31st March (earlybird), 15th September deadline / Lucie Foundation / Global / Fees vary / APPLY HERE

 

AUGUST

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 1st August deadline / Art Cabbage / Global / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 24th August / East London Art Prize / East London / £7-10 fee / APPLY HERE

 

JUNE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 2nd June (earlybird) deadline / Format Festival / Global / Fees vary / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 9th June deadline / Picto Foundation / Global / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / DIGITAL] 16th June / The Photographers Gallery / Global / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[PROGRAMME / PHOTO] 20th June deadline / PhMuseum Education / €1750 + fee / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 21st June deadline / CPH:DOX / Global / €500 tuition fee / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 24th June deadline / Chennai Photo Biennale x Photoworks / UK & India / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 24th June deadline / Photoworks London / Global / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 27th June deadline / British Journal of Photography / Fees vary, members free / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 28th June deadline / Textile Exchange x Magnum Photos / Global / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 30th June deadline / The Almenara Art Prize / Global / Fees vary / APPLY HERE

 

MAY

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 1st May deadline / Daylight Books / Global / $35 fee / APPLY HERE

[RESIDENCY / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 1st May deadline / MQBMBQ / Global / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL] 2nd May deadline / Paris Photo Fair / Global / €400 fee / MORE INFO

[RESIDENCY / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 2nd May deadline / Arteles Creative Center / Global / Fees vary / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 5th May deadline / Boomer Gallery / London, UK / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 5th May deadline / Atlanta Center of Photography / USA / $15 fee / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 5th May deadline / Format Festival / Global / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM] 6th May deadline / Photo Vogue x Vogue Mexico / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 7th May deadline / National Portrait Gallery / Global / £22 fee / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 10th May deadline / The Vault / USA / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 15th May deadline / Arts to Hearts Project / Global / USA / $35 fee / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 20th May deadline / World Nature Photography Awards / Global / £30 fee / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 21st May deadline / FotoFilmic / Global / $35 fee / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 21st May deadline / Canon / Global / Free submission / MORE INFO

[EVENT / PHOTO] 21st May deadline / WePresent / London, UK / Free entry / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM] 21st May deadline / East London Art Prize / East London, UK / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / DIGITAL] 25th May deadline / Sigg Art Foundation / Global / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL] 25th May deadline / The Lumin Prize / Global / $32 fee / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / DIGITAL] 26th May deadline / Digital Soul / USA / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / FILM / DIGITAL] 27th May deadline / Film London / UK / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / FILM] 27th May deadline / Canon / Global / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 29th May deadline / Locust Projects / USA / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 31st May deadline / The Independent Photographer / Global / Fees vary ($40 max) / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 31st May deadline / Natural Landscape Photography Awards / Global / Fees vary / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 31st May deadline / Photobook Cafe / UK / £25 fee / MORE INFO

 

APRIL

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 1st April deadline / Light Work / Global / $10 fee / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 1st April deadline / Artadia / New York / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 4th April deadline / Creative Capital / US / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 5th April deadline / KL Photo Awards / Global / Fees vary / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 7th April deadline / Getxophoto International Image Festival 2024 / Global / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 10th April deadline / ALA for Art / Global / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 10th April deadline / Torino Foto Festival / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 11th April deadline / British Journal of Photography / Free submission (if a member), Fees vary / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 14th April deadline / Platform for Art Initiatives / Global / £25 fee / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 15th April deadline / Fondazione culture e musei of Lugano / Global / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 15th deadline / The Chateau Gallery / Global / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 21st April deadline / Art Doc Magazine / Global / Free submission for members / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / FILM / DIGITAL] 26th April deadline / Lovie Awards / Global / Fees vary / MORE INFO

[RESIDENCY / PHOTO / FILM] 28th April deadline / Prospect Art / Global / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM] 29th April deadline / Photo Vogue / Global / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL / FILM] 29th April deadline / Diriyah Art Futures / Global / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 30th April deadline / Athens Photo Festival / Global / Fees vary, €20 max / MORE INFO

 

MARCH

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 1st March deadline / Los Angeles Center of Photography / LA / Fees vary / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 1st March deadline / The Alpine Fellowship / UK / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 1st March deadline / Center for Photographic Art / Global / $35 fee / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 3rd March deadline / MyMA / Global / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 4th March deadline / Deloitte Italia / Global / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / DIGITAL] 5th March deadline (earlybird) / Graphis / Global / Fees vary / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL] 12th March deadline (extended) / Graphis / Fees vary / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 13th March deadline / D&AD / Fees vary / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 15th March deadline / The Holy Art / New York / Fees vary / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / FILM] 22nd March deadline / The Place / Global / $4-5 / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 24th March deadline / New Contemporaries / Global / £25 fee / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL] 25th March deadline / Culture Sower Global Media / Global / $56 fee / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL] 27th March deadline / Proposition Studios / London / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM] 28th March deadline / TULCA / Global / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 30th March deadline / Le Book Connect / Global / Free nomination / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / DIGITAL] 31st March deadline (earlybird) / The Lumin Prize for Art and Technology / Global / Fees TBC / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 31st March deadline / The Griffin Museum of Photography / Global / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 31st March deadline / The Holy Art / London / Fees vary / MORE INFO

 

FEBRUARY

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 2nd February deadline / AI-AP / Global / $75 fee / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 6th February deadline / Los Angeles Center of Photography / Global / Fees vary / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 7th February deadline / CAP Prize / Africa / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 11th February deadline / Fine Art Photo Awards / Global / Fees vary / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 12th February / International Body of Art / UK / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / FILM] 15th February deadline / Sony Future Filmmaker Awards / Global / Free submission / ENTER HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM] 15th February deadline / The Alexia Grants / Global / $50 fee / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 15th February deadline / PhMuseum / Global / £39 fee / MORE INFO

[RESIDENCY / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 16th deadline / Martin House / US / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 17th February / Black Women Photographers x Nikon / Global / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 23rd February deadline / Belfast Photo Festival / Global / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[EVENT / PHOTO] 23rd February deadline / The Photographer’s Gallery / London / Free submission, must book / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 25th February deadline / Center / Global / Fees vary / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / FILM] 29th February deadline / Marseille International Film Festival / Global / Fees vary / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL] 29th February deadline / SomeSuch / Global / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 29th February deadline / Africa Foto Fair 2024 / Global / Free submission / APPLY HERE

 

JANUARY

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 4th January deadline / V&A Museum / UK/ Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM / DIGITAL] 6th January deadline / UK / Free submission, £55 fee if selected / SUBMIT HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 7th January deadline / Tusen Takk Foundation / US / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / DIGITAL] 8th January deadline / V&A Museum / UK / $20 USD / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 10th January deadline / Royal Society of British Artists / Global / Fees vary / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / FILM] 12th January deadline / Raindance Film Festival / Global / Fees vary / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 15th January deadline / Photo Place Gallery / Global / $39 fee, $6 for additional images / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 18th January deadline / Photoville Festival / New York / Free submission / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 21st January deadline / 500px / Global / Free submission (for 500px members, free sign up) / MORE INFO

[EVENT / PHOTO] 21st January / Synonym Lab / London, UK / £45 fee / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 24th January deadline / London Camera Exchange / UK / Free submission / SUBMIT HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 25th January deadline (earlybird) / PhMuseum / Global / £30 fee / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 25th January deadline / The Pulitzer Prize Awards / US / $75 fee / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 26th deadline / Mall Galleries / Global / Fees vary / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 26th deadline / The Outwin / Global / $50 fee / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 28th January deadline / Photo Elysee / Global / Free submission / SUBMIT HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 31st January deadline / Life Framer / Global / Fees vary / MORE INFO

[REVIEW / PHOTO] 31st January deadline / Photoville, The New York Times, Newmark J-School / New York / No fees / APPLY HERE

 

DECEMBER

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / JOURNALISM] 1st December deadline / The New York Times Fellowship / Global but able to work in the US / Free submission / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL] 7th December deadline / ArtMaze Magazine / Global / £50 fee / SUBMIT HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL / FILM] 11th December deadline / Berlin Blue Art Gallery / Global / €29 fee / SUBMIT HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 11th December deadline / Phoenix Art Space / Brighton, UK / Free submission / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL] 13th December deadline / Visual Art Open / Global / £20-60 / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL / FILM] 13th December deadline / CICA / Global / $75 USD fee / MORE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO ] 15th December deadline / Fotofestiwal / Global / Fees vary / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / FILM] 16th December deadline / Be Still Media / Global / Free submission / SUBMIT HERE

[SUBMISSION / DIGITAL] 18th December deadline / Watershed / Bristol, UK / Free submission / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL] 26th December deadline / Collect Art / Global / €55 fee / SUBMIT HERE

 

NOVEMBER

[EVENT / FILM] 2nd November / Berlin Fashion Film Festival / Germany / SEE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 7th November deadline / Time Magazine and American Society of Media Photographers / International / Fees apply / SEE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 12th November deadline / 2024 Leica Foto Project Award / Global / Free Entry / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / DIGITAL] 12th November deadline / Baesianz / London / Free entry, screening fees apply / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 13th November deadline / Photoworks UK and English Heritage / UK / Free submission / MORE INFO

[EVENT / FILM] 14th – 24th November / LOOP Barcelona / Spain / SEE INFO

[EVENT / PHOTO] 18th November deadline / Los Angeles Center of Photography / Online / Fees apply / REGISTER HERE

[SUBMISSION / DIGITAL] 20th November deadline / Arebyte Gallery / UK / Free submission / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 23rd November deadline / Un/fund 2023 / Global / Free submission / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / ALL DISCIPLINES] 23rd November / Ikon Gallery / UK / Free submission / MORE INFO

[EVENT / ALL DISCIPLINES] 28th November / Metroland Cultures, Peer-to-Peer Scheme/ Free submission / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / ALL DISCIPLINES] 30th November / Locust Projects – Project Room Residency / Free submission / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 30th November / Palm Studios / Free submission / APPLY HERE

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 30th November / Then There Was Us / Free submission / APPLY HERE

 

OCTOBER

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL / FILM] Varying deadlines / Institute of Contemporary Arts London / UK / Free submission / APPLY NOW

[EVENT / PHOTO] 5th October deadline / The Society of Publication Designers / New York City & Remote / SEE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 6th October Deadline / Fondation Carmignac – Afghanistan : 14th Edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award / France / Fees apply / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 12th October deadline / International Center of Photography / New York / Free submission / REGISTER NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 12th October deadline / PhMuseum 2023 Womens Photographer Grant / Global / £30 fee / APPLY NOW

[EVENT / PHOTO] 12th – 15th October / Hyères International Festival of Fashion, Photography and Accessories / France /  SEE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 16th October deadline / Rotterdam Photo / Rotterdam / Free submission, fees apply if selected / SEE INFO

[EVENT / PHOTO] Dates TBD / PhMuseum Masterclass / Remote / SEE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 20th October deadline / Everyday Dreamer x SheMadeIt / New York / Free submission / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / ALL DISCIPLINES] 27th October deadline / Mentoring Matters / Global / Free submission / APPLY NOW

[EVENT / PHOTO] 30th October deadline / Fotofilmic – Workshop with John Divola / Paris / $970 USD / REGISTER NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 31st October Deadline / NordArt 2024 Exhibition / Germany / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 31st October deadline / Fresh Eyes International / Global / Free submission / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / FILM] 31st October deadline / First Flights x Kodak / International / £40 fee / SEE INFO

 

SEPTEMBER

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 1st September Deadline / Exposure – Exposure 2024 International Open Call / CA / Fees apply / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 4th September Deadline / Berlinale – Berlinale Talents / GER / Fees apply / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 8th September Deadline / aperture – Paris Photo–Aperture PhotoBook Awards / EU / Fees apply / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 10th September Deadline / Premio Ponchielli 2023 / Italy / Free / APPLY NOW

[EVENT / PHOTO] 22nd September – 1st October / PhMuseum Days / Italy / SEE INFO

[EVENT / DIGI] Dates TBD / CIRCA ART: A Future world open / UK / SEE INFO

[EVENT / PHOTO] Dates TBD / Foam Photography Festival / Amsterdam / SEE INFO

[EVENT / PHOTO] Dates TBD / Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards / Malaysia / SEE INFO

 

AUGUST

[SUBMISSION / FILM] 1st August Deadline / Berlin Fashion Film Festival / Germany / Fees apply / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL / FILM] 13th August Deadline / Guest Artists Space Foundation – G.A.S. Fellowship Award 2023 / West Africa / Fees apply / APPLY NOW

[EVENT / FILM] 21st – 25th August / Berlin Commercial Festival / Germany / SEE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL / FILM] 24th August Deadline / Foundation for Contemporary Arts – Emergency Grants / US / Fees apply / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 24th August Deadline / DER GREIF – Guest Room: Varun Gupta / EU / Fees apply / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 25th August Deadline / CHARTA – The Charta Award / EU / Fees apply / APPLY NOW

[EVENT / FILM] 30th August – 9th September / Venice Film Festival / Italy  SEE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 31st August Deadline / Photography 4 Humanity – 2023 Photography 4 Humanity Global Prize Competition / Free / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 31st August Deadline / The Ian Parry Photojournalism Grant / UK / Free / APPLY NOW

 

JULY

[EVENT / PHOTO] 3rd July – 24th September / The Rencontres d’Arles 2023 – A State of Consciousness / France / SEE INFO 

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL / FILM] 17th July Deadline / M&C Saatchi & Saatchi Gallery – Art for Change Prize 2023 / UK / Free / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTP] 18th July Deadline / Head On Foundation – Head On Photo Awards / US / Fees apply / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL / FILM] 20th July Deadline / CIRCA – CIRCA ART PRIZE 2023 / UK / Free / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 30th July Deadline / Open Doors – OD Photo Prize / UK / Fees apply / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 30th July Deadline / County Durham Community Foundation – The Dover Prize 2023 / UK / Free / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 31st July Deadline / Rotlicht – Rotlicht Open Call 2023 / EU / Fees apply / APPLY NOW

[EVENT / DIGITAL] Dates TBD / Vector Festival / CANADA / SEE INFO

 

JUNE

[EVENT / PHOTO] 1st June – 30th / Belfast Photo Festival / UK / Free tickets / SEE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 3rd June Deadline / Innovate Artists – Innovate Artists Grant 2023 / US / Fees apply / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 4th June Deadline / The Photographer’s Gallery – TPG New Talent / UK / Free entry / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 9th June Deadline / PhMuseum – PhMuseum Online Masterclasses / Remote / Free / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / FILM] 12th June Deadline / Depict – Short Film Competition / UK / Free entry / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 18th June Deadline / Foam – Foam Talent Call 2023 / The Netherlands / Fees apply / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 30th June Deadline / IKEA Artist in Residency: Mentorship with Annie Leibovitz / Free / APPLY NOW

 

MAY

[EVENT / DIGITAL] 4th – 31st May 2023 / MMMAD Digi Fest / Spain / SEE INFO

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO] 7th May Deadline / Fotografia Calabria Festival – Fotografia Calabria Award 2023 / Italy / Fees apply / 2023 / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / FILM] 10th May Deadline / Young Director Award / EU / Fees apply / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION / PHOTO / DIGITAL / FILM] 31st May Deadline / Art Center Nabi – Nabi Artist Residency 2023 / South Korea / Free entry / APPLY NOW

[SUBMISSION/ DIGITAL] 31st May Deadline / MiRNArte – VIRAL HUMAN. Public Art and Metaverse / Italy / Free entry / APPLY NOW

 

APRIL

[EVENT / PHOTO] 28th April – 11th June 2023 / Fotografia Europea 2023 Festival – ‘Europe Matters’ / Italy / SEE INFO