Photonic Moments Festival 2012. Portfolio Review. Deadline: May 17, 2012.

Portfolio Review 2012

Festival Photonic Moments – Month of Photography invites photographers all around the world to submit their works on the Photonic Moments Portfolio Review that will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on June 8th and 9th at the Jakopič Gallery. During two intense days, your work will be evaluated by a team of international and Slovenian curators, festival directors, photo editors, gallery owners and publishers in individual 20-minutes face-to-face appointments. The competition starts with entries of works by internet. The jury will select 30 portfolios to be reviewed from all submitted work. Among those selected, one winner will be chosen by the reviewers on 9 June who will get the opportunity to show his/her work in a solo exhibition!

The applications / portforlios should be emailed on the address below due to 17 May 2012:

portfolioreview.photon@gmail.com

The jury will select 30 portfolios from all submitted work. Among those selected, one winner will be chosen by the reviewers on June 9th who will get the opportunity to show his/her work in a solo exhibition in the Vžigalica Gallery in 2013! The prizes for the 2nd and 3rd places winners are annual submissions for Revija Fotografija, Slovene magazine of Photography.

Portfolio reviews are great opportunity to present your work to influential members of the photographic community. It’s an important moment to engage on a critical discussion about a body of a project. Photographers receive critique and advice about their portfolios, with invaluable feedback on their development and also expanding professional network.

Reviewers:

Jan Babnik (Slovenia): Jan Babnik is a free lance editor, curator, critic and photographer. He is editor in chief of the Slovenian magazine on photography Fotografija.

Michaela Bosáková (Slovakia)Michaela Bosáková is a curator and project manager of the Central European House of Photography in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Beate Cegielska (Denmark): Beate Cegielska is director of Galleri Image in Aarhus. She has curated numerous group and individual exhibitions and cultural exchanges of Danish and foreign artists since 1990. Among many countries she has curated shows in South Korea, China and India.

Paul Di Felice (Luxembourg): Doctor of Visual Arts, Paul di Felice is in-charge of the Visual Arts Laboratory and Senior Lecturer on Art History and Visual Arts Pedagogy at the University of Luxembourg. He has been one of the two workshop leaders of the annual Art Workshop organised by Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain in collaboration with University of Luxembourg, since 1998.

Primož Lampič (Slovenia): Primož Lampič is curator for photography at Museum for Architecture and Design, Slovenia.

Thomas Licek (Austria): Thomas Licek is Managing Director of Eyes On – Month of Photography Vienna. Working as an Art Manager since 1991 he is organizing this event since its beginning in 2004.

Katarzyna Majak (Poland): Editor, curator and artist, Katarzyna Majak is PhD from the Faculty of Multimedia Communication at University of Fine Arts in Poznan.

Fernanda Prado (Brazil): Fernanda Prado is a photo editor, independent curator, journalist and photographer.

Peter Rauch (Slovenia): Peter Rauch is a photographer and lecturer of contemporary and fine art photography at the Higher School of Applied Sciences (VIST).

Katia Reich (German): Katia Reich is an art historian based in Berlin. Since 2012 she is the curator of the European Month of Photography Berlin. Since 2005 she has been the project manager of the Berlin Biennale and KW Institute for Contemporary Art.

Photonic Moments festival is part of European Month of Photography and is organized byPhoton Centre for Contemporary Photography.

More information: http://www.photonicmoments.net/?p=2155


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