Portfolio Reviews | Athens Photo Festival 2016, Benaki Museum
ATHENS PHOTO FESTIVAL 2016
9 JUNE – 31 JULY, 2016 | BENAKI MUSEUM, ATHENS
International Festival of Contemporary Photography & Related Media
Athens Photo Festival is the leading international festival of photography and related media in Southeastern Europe. Exploring critical issues relevant to our times, the festival attempts to bring together a range of different perspectives from emerging and established artists and photographers from all over the world with the aim to raise awareness and foster an understanding of contemporary culture and society through photography in all its forms.
The Festival works within an international, national and local context, encompassing a variety of activities designed to reflect the diversity of contemporary photographic practices, and to create opportunities for exchange of ideas, artistic expression and international engagement.
The 2016 main programme will take place from 9 June until 31 July 2016, at the Benaki Museum (Pireos St. Annexe). The exhibition programme will be comprised of a series of solo and group exhibitions, presenting a wide spectrum of works selected through an international open call for proposals in combination with invited artists. At the core of the festival is a range of events, including international portfolio reviews, screenings, talks and discussions, workshops, and various community and participatory projects.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
13 – 14 JUNE, 2016 | BENAKI MUSEUM, ATHENS
One-on-one meetings with internationally acclaimed experts
The Athens Photo Festival’s Portfolio Reviews offer an opportunity for emerging artists and photographers to meet and network with internationally acclaimed experts. A total of 20 curators, editors, agency and festival directors and influential experts from different countries are brought together during the Athens Photo Festival to provide an opportunity for photographers and artists to receive advice on their work.
This year’s portfolio review programme will take place on Monday and Tuesday 13-14 June 2016 at the Benaki Museum (Pireos St. Annexe) in Athens. Participants can register for either 4, 6 or 8 one-to-one reviews. Each review session lasts for 20 minutes. Places are limited, so early application is highly encouraged.
In addition to providing professional advice, the reviewers will award the “Best Portfolio” and the winner will have the chance to exhibit at the Athens Photo Festival 2017 edition.
How to Register
Each participant must fill out and submit the online entry form, which can be found at the website, along with the images. Applicants may submit up to two projects. Each project should contain a maximum of 15 images.
Deadline for registration is 1 June, 2016.
Registration Form Online