Fotograf Festival announces an open call for a Portfolio Review.
Fotograf Association is calling on those interested in consulting their artistic portfolios in the program of the 12th Fotograf Festival. Your work will receive feedback from internationally renowned experts, artists, photographers, theorists and curators during at least four fifteen-minute sessions. In addition, the consultants will select one of the Portfolio Review participants, whose work will be published in Fotograf Magazine or will be included in the exhibition program of Fotograf Gallery in 2023 (depending on the character of the work). The consultation format is one-on-one. You can consult your portfolio both in electronic and printed form. Consultations are held in English and Czech.
Registration fee is 20 euros.
Numbers of participans are limited!
The deadline for entries is September 15th, 2022.
How to enroll:
- Send an email with .pdf of your portfolio and 4 preferred consultants by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- You will receive a confirmation and payment details.
- Payment shall be made no later than September 15th 2022.
- Your participation in the Portfolio review on 22 September 2022 at 1pm in the Fotograf Gallery.
- In case of your absence at (for any reason), the fee will not be refunded.
Norman Behrendt (DE)
Visual artist and photographer based in Berlin. His work exists on the boundaries between documentary and conceptual photography. His work is held in both national and international public and private collections, including Martin Parr photobook collection, Tate Britain.
Eiko Grimberg (DE)
Artist who works with text, photography, and video. His art form of choice is the visual essay. The excesses of everyday life constitute a central consideration in many of his works.
Lukáš Jasanský (CZ)
Photographer Lukáš Jasanský is an important personality in the field of photography in contemporary art not only in Czech Republic, but also abroad. His contribution is mainly due to his specific conceptual approach to this medium, which paved the way for its further development and had a great influence on the production of photography in the sphere of liberal arts.
Markéta Kinterová (CZ)
Visual artist, photographer and creator of author's books, head of The Documentary Photography Studio at FAMU. She is the art director of Fotograf Association and editor-in-chief of Fotograf Magazine and the director of Fotograf Festival.
Szabolcs KissPál (RO)
Szabolcs KissPál works with various media from photography to video, from installation to objects and conceptual interventions. His main field of interest is the intersection of new media, visual arts and social issues.
Tomáš Pospěch (CZ)
Photographer, art historian, curator and teacher at the Institute of Creative Photography at the Silesian University in Opava. He is also the curator of the photography collection of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. As an art historian, he mainly focuses on photography and contemporary visual art of Central Europe. He is also the owner of the PositiF publishing house.
Jiří Ptáček (CZ)
Works as a curator, critic, journalist and pedagogue. In the past, he ran the magazine Umělec, was also the curator of the NoD Gallery in Prague. Together with Jesper Alvaer, he led the Video Atelier at FaVU VUT in Brno. For several years, he was the main curator of Fotograf Gallery in Prague. Together with Michal Vavrečka, he is also behind the dramaturgy of Gallery Měsíc ve dne in České Budějovice. He is a
founding member of the Skutek Association, which represents the interests of part of the Czech art scene.
Emília Rigová (SK)
In addition to creating her own works, visual artist Emília Rigová is also involved in curatorial, pedagogical and publishing activities. She is a member of the European Roma Institute for Art and Culture, actively participates in symposiums and exhibitions of Roma artists. She works as a teacher at the Department of Fine Arts at the Matej Béla University in Banská Bystrica at the Faculty of Education.
Štěpánka Šimlová (CZ)
Conceptual artist, photographer, creator of objects, video artist, painter, curator, head of the FAMU Intermedia Studio department. Shee works with the photographic image and its digital manipulation with video and sometimes also with painting and text.
Justyna Kociszewska (PL)
Justyna Kociszewska is a film and photography theoretician, works as a program manager at Fotofestiwal in Lodz, she was also cooperating with Leica Gallery Warsaw, Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art and Archeology of Photography Foundation.