Odessa//Batumi Photo days festival has announced start of accepting applications for the workshops.

For those, who will be accepted on the basis of their portfolio, the participation will be free of charge. 

Educational program of Odessa//Batumi Photo days festival includes lectures, workshops and evening screenings.

The workshops are an opportunity to get unique knowledge from the leading world photographers and curators. The work is carried on in small groups about 10-15 people each for the period of 2 days. The working language is English.

WHEN: Odessa, 20-21 of April.


  • Erja Salo (Helsinki, Finland). Topic «How to read photography»
  • Vytautas Michelkevičius (Vilnus, Lithuania). Topic «Conceptual Photography»
  • Martyna Wyrzykowska (Warsaw, Poland). Topic «Photobooks: how to make it»

Detailed information about the lectors and workshops.


What you should know about participation in a workshop:

  • Participation in a workshop is free. Groups are formed on a competitive basis.
  • The chosen participants are to donate 200 UAH as an organizational fee, which will cover the technical, domestic expenses and hand-out material.
  • The basic elementary knowledge of English is compulsory!  (A volunteer interpreter will be present in the group, but only the key questions will be translated, there will be no full translation.  If necessary, the interpreter will help a participant to express their own thoughts).


To take part in any of the workshops within the program of the Odessa//Batumi Photo days-2017 festival one should:

  • fill in the form,
  • send portfolio of 10 photos (72 dpi, 800 pixels on the long side. Files must be named in the format «name-lastname-workshop-2017-Odessa-Batumi-PhotoDays»)
  • specify the chosen workshop.

Photographers from Ukraine and all countries of Eastern Europe can take part in the competition.

Applications are accepted till 23:00 March 15st, 2016.

The results of the contest will be known after the 25 of March.

The workshops are organized with the support of the Lithuanian culture institute  and  Culture.pl.


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