Evening screenings aim at introducing world trends in modern photography to all visitors, presenting international photo festivals and speaking about future possibilities of collaboration with them.
Evening is the best time for free communication, exchanging experience and impressions in an informal atmosphere.
Photo screenings of the following projects:
- Belarus Press Photo (Belarus),
- Tbilisi Photo Festival (Tbilisi Georgia),
- Festival Boutographies (Montpelier, France),
- Special project of Odessa//Batumi Photo Days «Collective unconscious» (Ukraine),
- Project «Gender Equality with eyes of men and women» (Chisinau, Moldova),
- Invisible Photography project (Singapore),
- SUWON Photo Festival (Suwon, Korea of the South).
All screenings will take place from 14 to 17 April at 19:30. Screening locations will be announced in end of March! Admission to all screenings – free!
Follow the announcements and come with your friends!
14 of April / Thursday / 19:30
French Photo festivals evening
The Boutographies Festival – les Rencontres Photographiques de Montpellier, France – The festival is open to all photographers, professionals or otherwise, living and working in geographical Europe (not just the EC). Its aim is to promote emerging talent in contemporary photography, via exhibitions and projections in the large spaces of the Panacée, the town’s dedicated Centre of Contemporary Culture. There is no theme imposed, as the objective is to showcase the very best of contemporary practices, ranging from the social documentary right through to the purely conceptual.
Its aim is to promote emerging talent in contemporary photography, via exhibitions and projections in the large spaces of the Panacée, the town’s dedicated Centre of Contemporary Culture. There is no theme imposed, as the objective is to showcase the very best of contemporary practices, ranging from the social documentary right through to the purely conceptual.
The selection is made by an independent jury of professionals in the visual arts, and three prizes are awarded.
The festival’s role is to be a forum, where photographers can dialogue with their peers, critics, experts, and the public, via conferences, presentations, and portfolio readings. Application forms in English are available on the website www.boutographies.com
La Fontaine Obscure
Founded in 1979 in Aix-en-Provence by a few passionates of photography, Fontaine Obscure is a place for exchanges and meetings, sharing and dialogues around the Photography.
To satisfy this purpose and to give an international dimension at the photography in Provence, it annually organizes the photography meeting of Aix en Provence called «PHOT’AIX».
«PHOT’AIX» includes two events: «Regards croisés» & «les Parcours».
As part of «Regards Croisés» la Fontaine Obscure invites foreign artists to cross their photographic views with french photographers.
On this special occasion «Regards Croisés» occupy for several weeks the high places of art in Aix-en-Provence.
Countries already invited: Russia, Hungary, Texas, Latvia, Tübingen, Venezuela, Berlin, Italy, Grenada, Switzerland, Cuba, South Mediterranean, Catalonia, Japan.
15 of April / Friday / 19:30
Border Photo projects: Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova
The Belarus Press Photo (Minsk, Belarus) – an annual photographer competition that unites the best photographers of Belarus and gives documentary coverage of the most interesting events of the country.
Presentation of Moldavian photography. The «Gender equality with eyes of men and women» (Chisinau, Moldova)
The aim of the photo-research – to attract public attention to the discussion of women role
in modern society, promotion of culture and gender equality and protection of women rights. Curator – Tatyana Fedorova. Participants: Ramin Mazur, Dorin Hoyan, Ion Rosca, Natalia Zhurmynska, Alexander Voloshin, Eugene Sklifos, Tatyana Fedorova, Andriy Gilan.
Project «Collective unconscious» (Ukraine), organized by Odessa//Batumi Photo Days festival.
Collective unconscious is a slide-show series of photos of Ukrainian professional photographers united by the theme of «street» – the sketches of public life, recreated by the camera. Visualization of the transitional moment of «life situation in a public space» to documentary value.
Collective unconscious (multimedia project) was created in September 2015 and presented within visual program of Gogol fest and during Month of Photography in Thailand.
All the works were selected via public contest.
Curator – Kateryna Radchenko.
Participants: Yurenyev Nikita, Kyiv; Moskalenko Roman, Kyiv; Gennady Chernega, Kyiv; Yuhimchuk Roman, Poltava; Chernysheva Irina, Kyiv; Subach Elena, Lviv; Andrey Lomakin, Kyiv; Artemova Gera, Kyiv; Chistyakova Julia, Odessa; Dovga Natasha, Kyiv; Kovach Lena, Lviv; Mantyuk Vira, Odessa.
16 of April / Saturday / 19:30
Invisible Photographer Asia (IPA) was founded by Kevin WY Lee in 2010, and has since grown into an influential platform for Photography and Arts in Asia. IPA participates vigorously in the movement of Photography in Asia through talent showcases, events and exhibitions, publishing, workshops and education. Kevin has curated for various festivals and programs, including the Angkor Photo Festival, Prix Pictet Award and PhotoQuai Biennale.
It will be an exclusive project of nine young Singapore photographers for Odesa//Batumi Photo Days festival in 2016. Curated by Kevin WY Lee, Invisible Photographer Asia
Featured photographers include Amrita Chandradas, Bernice Wong, Donna Chiu, Liana Yang, Marvin Tang, Ng Hui Hsien, Nguan, Sean Lee, and Shyue Woon.
Suwon International Photo Festival was founded for organized and efficient pan-Asian International cultural exchanges. The international photo festival consists of several major events like international documentary photography exhibition, solo exhibitions, group exhibitions, portfolio review, screening, workshops, lectures, and walking with artists on the Suwon Hwaseong fortress.
Exhibitions of 200 photographers’ works from 30 countries will be held in 5 outdoor and 30 indoor galleries around Hwaseong fortress, a UNESCO world cultural heritage site. This festival will provide participants with unique opportunities to meet professional photographers and to learn various aspects of Asian culture through the documentary photographs.
17 of April / Sunday / 19:30
The best works of Tbilisi Photo Festival
Tbilisi Photo Festival is an international photo festival which was founded in 2010 in Tbilisi (the capital of Georgia).
Aim of the festival:
– To become a central point for the meetings of photographers from different countries and continents – Asia, Iran, Turkey, Europe. Russia and countries of Arabic world;
– To present the best patterns of the world photography in exhibition format and to support beginners in a
photo industry from the regions.
Since 2010 Tbilisi Photo Festival has become one of the main international cultural events on the South Caucasus and every year it brings the best photographers, photo-experts, curators, photo-editors of international magazines and journals, representatives European institutions of photo and photo festivals as well as regional and local beginners to the capital of Georgia.
The festival collaborates with major travel agencies and provides a wide audience with a series of original exhibitions, workshops and portfolio review held by the photo specialists.