Events

Paris Photo 2021

Grand Palais Ephémère, Paris FR - November 11-14, 2021

Paris Photo is the world’s leading art fair dedicated to photography. In 2021, the fair will take place from November 11 to 14 at the Grand Palais Ephémère in Paris, with the participation of 177 exhibitors from 25 countries. For its 24th edition, the main sector and the Curiosa sector, d...

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SHIGERU ONISHI: THE POSSIBILITY OF EXISTENCE

FOAM, Amsterdam - September 17, 2021 - January 9, 2022

With his expressive, avant-garde images, Japanese mathematician-turned-artist Shigeru Onishi (1928–1994) burst into the photography scene in the 1950’s, just to disappear from it within a few short years. Born in the small town of Takahashi, he obtained a PhD in mathemati...

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Photo London

Somerset House - September 9-12, 2021

Photo London presents its sixth edition at Somerset House from 9-12 September, with a preview on 8 September. Presenting 91 galleries from 17 countries, the photo fair will have again a hybrid format with Photo London Digital, with a second edition running on Read More

Fiebre Photo Book Festival

Madrid, Spain - September 7-12, 2021

FIEBRE Photobook is a platform devoted to the photobook field since 2013. FIEBRE carries out the first and the only festival in Spain specialized in photobooks and in September it’s celebrating its 9th edition. This edition of Fiebre Photo Book Fest will have a hybrid format, as the restriction...

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LINDA McCARTNEY: RETROSPECTIVE – BALLARAT INTERNATIONAL FOTO BIENNALE

Art Gallery of Barallat, Australia - August 28 - October 24, 2021

An overview of American photographer Linda McCartney’s (1941-1998) groundbreaking career will be presented for the first time in Victoria, Australia as part of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale. Comprising more than 200 photographs, the Linda McCartney Retrospective outlin...

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Noorderlicht International Photo Festival 2021

various locations in Groningen, Friesland and The Hague, NL - August 7 - November 28, 2021

Noorderlicht International Photo Festival 2021 explores the relationship between visual culture and reality: how is our thinking guided by a rampant image culture, unprecedented technological possibilities and lightning-fast internet connections? Departing from photography, the 2...

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PhEST 2021

Monopoli, Italy - August 6 - November 1, 2021

For the sixth year in a row PhEST – See Beyond the Sea, an international festival of photography and arts, is back in Monopoli’s Old Town, the Apulia Region in the Mediterranean Sea, from August 6 to November 1, 2021.

The main theme of this year’s edition is ...

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Charta Photobook Festival

Rome, Italy - July 17-25, 2021

Charta is a festival of contemporary photography, dedicated to the photobook and to independent publishing. The festival provides for a visual itinerary in which a theme is developed through photobook exhibitions, by creating an expository tour in different locations in the heart of Sa...

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Cortona On the Move

Cortona, Italy - July 15-October 3, 2021

The 11th edition of Cortona On the Move, the international visual narrative festival that takes place in the historic centre of the Tuscan town and at the Fortress of Girifalco, will happen from July 15 to October 3 this year. The theme of 2021, We Are Humans, focuses on humans and their relation...

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Helsinki Photo Festival 2021

Helsinki, Finland - July 7 - September 30, 2021

This year’s edition of the Helsinki Photo Festival seeks to create a unique art experience in the Finnish capital, on the theme ‘Fearless’. The festival is increasing accessibility during the pandemic by exhibiting in outdoor art centres, museums, warehouses, parks and wate...

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Art Rotterdam

Rotterdam, The Netherlands - July 1-4, 2021

Art Rotterdam is an annual art fair that offers a venue for the latest developments in the visual arts. The twenty-second edition of Art Rotterdam, once again to be held in the Van Nelle Factory, is taking place from Thursday 1 July to Sunday 4 July. This year, there will be lots to experience an...

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Women by Women

Kahmann Gallery - June - September, 2021

From June to September 2021 the exhibition ‘Women by Women’ takes place at Kahmann Gallery in Amsterdam. The exhibition features the works of nine photographers: Carla van de Puttelaar, Laura Hospes Justine Tjallinks, Costanza Gastaldi, Marianna Rothen, Sara Punt, Chantal Elisabeth Ariëns, ...

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ROTTERDAM PHOTO 2021

The Netherlands - Cancelled

Rotterdam Photo is an annual photo fair with a festival flair. Taking place during ArtRotterdam Week, this event gives art lovers have the opportunity to visit numerous art and design events.

The event, located at Nieuw – Mathenesse, Rotterdam (NL), celebrates t...

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Fotofestiwal

Łódź, Poland - June 10-27, 2021

The 20th international festival of Photography in Łódź, Poland, will include exhibitions referring to the history of the city, meetings of local galleries and artists. A particularly large block of exhibitions will also be devoted to the contemporary world photography. Fotofestiwal ...

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Belfast Photo Festival 2021

Belfast, United Kingdom - June 3-30, 2021

The 10th edition of the annual Belfast Photo Festival centers around the theme of Future(s), with artists invited to address a wide range of approaches to the idea of futurity and speculative futures. Many works deal with the very pressing concerns of a p...

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Nicola Lo Calzo: Binidittu

CAMERA – Centro Italiano per la Fotografia - May 27- Jul 18, 2021

San Benedetto, Benedict of Palermo, São Benedito, Binidittu — the man, born Benedetto Manasseri to enslaved Africans in Sicily in 1524, is known by many names, and as a unique figure of defiance and self-determination… Binidittu, by Nicola Lo Calzo (b. 1979, Italy), is an in...

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Riga Photomonth 2021

Online / outdoor spaces in Riga, Latvia - May 24 - July 4, 2021

This year, Riga photomonth will start on May 24 and run until July 4. Due to the epidemiological constraints that make it difficult to plan the festival, the events will mainly take place outdoors and on the Internet. The festival will occupy streets, shop windows, billboards and other...

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Palm* Photo Prize 2021

London, UK - May 20 - August 30, 2021

Palm* Photo Prize is an annual submission-based exhibition for a new generation of photographers. Its aim is to support, elevate and showcase the best of the new wave of image-makers. The exhibition at Palm Studios in London features an extensive list of must-watch photographers from across the w...

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From Here to Eternity: Sunil Gupta. A Retrospective

The Photographers' Gallery, London - 17 May - 31 May

The Photographers’ Gallery in London will be reopening ‘From Here to Eternity: Sunil Gupta. A Retrospective’, this May. This is the first comprehensive UK-based career survey of Sunil Gupta (b. 1958), and brin...

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Riga Photography Biennial – NEXT 2021

Riga, Latvia - May 8 - August 11, 2021

The Riga Photography Biennial – NEXT is an international contemporary art event focusing on the analysis of visual culture and artistic representation. NEXT will take place in Riga from 8 May to 11 August, focusing on young and promising artists from the Baltics, Nordic countries and Europ...

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Bristol Photo Festival

Bristol, UK - May-December, 2021

The brand-new biennial Bristol Photo Festival takes the theme ‘A Sense of Place’, inviting local and international photographers to interpret what ‘place’ – whether in a physical, metaphorical or cultural sense – means to them. Solo and group exhibitions by James Bar...

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World Press Photo 2021

Amsterdam, Netherlands - April 17 - July 25, 2021

The annual World Press Photo Exhibition kicks off in Amsterdam before starting a worldwide tour to more than 120 cities in 50 countries. Work by 45 photographers is presented alongside winning productions from the 11th annual Digital Storytelling Contest....

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Justine Tjallinks: Past Present Future

Kahmann Gallery - April 9 - May 31, 2021

The work of Justine Tjallinks gives expression to the fact that it is ok to be different and that this is something to be embraced and encouraged. She aims to capture the uniqueness of individuals and the diversity of human beauty. 

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Hassan Hajjaj: Vogue, The Arab Issue

Fotografiska New York - March 19-November 7, 2021

In this exhibition covering three decades of work, produced in collaboration with Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, British-Moroccan multidisciplinary artist Hassan Hajjaj (b. 1961) introduces a world of vibrant colours, layered textures and eclectic style clashes. H...

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Format Festival 2021

Derby, UK and online - 12 March – 11 April 2021

FORMAT is the UK’s leading international contemporary festival of photography and related media. It organises a year round programme of international commissions, open calls, residencies, conferences and collaborations in the UK and internationally and welcomes over 100,000 visitors from all ov...

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CIRCULATION(S) – EUROPEAN YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL

Paris, France - March 6 - May 2, 2021

Circulation(s) – – European Young Photography Festival is dedicated to emerging photography in Europe. Each year, at the Centquatre-Paris and satellite sites in France and abroad, it reveals the vitality of young creation and speaks for the diversity of photographic expressions throug...

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Dear Imaginary Audience

Fotomuseum Winterthur - January 23 - May 24, 2021

Eva & Franco Mattes have been investigating the internet’s effects on the ethics and politics of our daily lives since the 1990s, reflecting on how networked images increasingly interfere with and define our private and social behaviour. In the process, the artist duo disse...

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THE OUTSIDER – BART KOETSIER

Polka Factory -

GUP suggests the exhibition “The Outsider” a collection of works by Bart Koetsier.

Bart Koetsier (b. 1975), a Dutch portrait and documentary photographer based in Paris, loves wandering the streets, to just go out for a stroll – or what in French could be described as a ‘dérive’...

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A story to Tell, or: Regarding Male Eating Disorders

Melkweg Expo -

GUP suggests the online exhibition A story to Tell, or: Regarding Male Eating Disorders by Mafalda Rakoš.

A Story to Tell, or: Regarding Male Eating Disorders aspires to break the taboo surrounding eating disorders and break away from the stereotype that only girls and women are affected ...

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PARIS PHOTO

Grand Palais - 12-15 November 2020

Paris Photo is the largest international art fair dedicated to the photographic medium and is held each November at the historic Grand Palais in Paris.

Since 1997, the Fair’s mission is to promote and nurture photographic creation and the galleries, publishers and artists at its source.<...

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BredaPhoto Grand Finale 2020

Online - October 25, 2020

In the BredaPhoto 2020 Grand Finale Lucas de Man, host of today, looks back on the 9th edition of BredaPhoto. The 2020 theme ‘the best of times, the worst of times’ turned out to cover the current events. New talents will be presented and we will travel the world digitally covering Eu...

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EMOP BERLIN – EUROPEAN MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY 2020

Berlin, Germany - 1-31 October, 2020

From October 1 to 31 October, EMOP Berlin – European Month of Photography invites you to the 9th edition of Germany’s largest photography festival. 114 exhibition projects by and with over 500 photographers plus a wide variety of event formats in Berlin and Potsdam are on offer.

For a ...

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Fresh Eyes Photo Fair

Gashouder, Westergas in Amsterdam - September 16-20

From the 16th till 20th September 2020, the organisation of GUP Magazine and Haute Photographie are going to host a fine art photography fair and a book market. The event will take place in Gashouder, Westergas in Amsterdam.

The book market will be organised by the intern...

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BREDA PHOTO

Netherlands - September 9 - October 25 2020

BredaPhoto exhibits the state of the art of contemporary photography, based on an internationally relevant social theme: current, stimulating and presented in an original way. This 9th edition includes a large international exhibition of contemporary photography in China.

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UNITED ISSP/BALTIC ANALOG LAB SUMMER SCHOOL

Cēsis, Latvia - August 2-9, 2020

The International Summer School of Photography will take place from 2 to 9 August at Rucka Art Residency Centre in Cēsis.

The theme for this year: NATURAL PHENOMENA.

The summer camp will explore the fascinating natural world and its creatures around us, and invite the participants ...

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3rd Annual Latin American Foto Festival

Bronx Documentary Center - July 23 - August 2, 2020

The third edition of the annual Latin American Foto Festival organised by the Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) will feature large-scale photographs throughout the Melrose community by award-winning photographer from the Caribbean and Latin America. The audience wi...

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PHOTOIRELAND FESTIVAL

Dublin - 8-19 July 2020

Over the last decade, PhotoIreland has become a key player in the visual arts scene in Ireland, offering an annual festival dedicated to photography, running a cultural hub in Dublin city centre and developing constructive channels with a strong network of organisations worldwide. The PhotoIrelan...

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UNITED

Kahmann Gallery - June 26 - August 31 2020

The exhibition UNITED brings together 25 photographers from Kahmann Gallery in a special way. A number of contemporary works can now almost bear the term ‘classic’. The special interaction that arises between the various photographs ensures that one can experience photography in many ...

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HEROES

Kahmann Gallery - May 15 - June 15 2020

The exhibition ‘Heroes’ is the next collaboration between Roy Kahmann/Kahmann Gallery and Howard Greenberg Gallery New York. A selection will be presented from the Greenberg collection enriched with special and famous photographs from the Kahmann collection. Great works will be on sho...

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FLOODZONE BY ANASTASIA SAMOLYOVA

Galerie Caroline O’Breen - March 6 - May 23 2020

FloodZone is Anastasia Samoylova’s photographic account of life on the climatic knife-edge of the southern United States. Sea levels are rising and hurricanes threaten, but this is not a visualisation of disaster or catastrophe. These beautifully subtle and often unsettling images capture the m...

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PHOTOESPAÑA 2019

Madrid - June 5 - September 1 2019

For this year’s edition (2019) of PHotoESPAÑA, Susan Bright has been invited as Guest Curator. Her proposal Déjà Vu? includes five exhibitions that together center around the themes of art history and painting (e.g. Sharon Core / Laura Litinsky at the National Museum of Romanticism), but als...

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FOTO WIEN

Vienna - March 20 - April 20 2019

The city of Vienna will be flooded with photography during the first edition of a renewed Foto Wien. The festival, part of the European Month of Photography initiative and organised this time around by a team from Kunst Haus Wien, offers an insight into what’s going on in both the local and int...

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FOTOFESTIVAL SCHIEDAM

Netherlands - October 18 - 28, 2018

From October 18 to 28, 2018, Fotofestival Schiedam hosts the sixth edition of its annual celebration of new photography, with activities ranging from exhibitions to screenings and talks by emerging and established visual artists coming from all over the Netherlands. The event is built around the ...

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THE FLÁVIO STORY

Ryerson Image Centre - September 12 - December 9, 2018

In June 1961, Life magazine published a photo essay by Gordon Parks (b. 1912, United States) that would cause a lot of commotion. Called Freedom’s Fearful Foe: Poverty, the piece profiled the da Silva family from a favela in Rio de Janeiro. Parks’ photographs of their incredi...

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LES RENCONTRES D’ARLES

France - July 2 - September 23, 2018

For its 49th edition, titled Back To The Future, Les Rencontres d’Arles reflects on what happens around the world today by looking back at events from 50 and 60 years ago. In different sections, visitors are taken through recent American and European history, as well as the most recent developm...

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FOTOFESTIWAL LODZ

Poland - June 21 - July 1, 2018

This year’s edition of Fotofestiwal Lodz focuses on nature photography in the context of contemporary environmental problems. In bringing to light current issues such as global warming, mass extinction and ‘plastic soup’, one of the most classic genres of photography might ...

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A PIONEER IN COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY

Fotomuseum Antwerp - March 3 - June 10, 2018

While most of his European contemporaries in the 1960s and 1970s were working in black and white, and colour photography was considered suitable merely for advertising, not serious art photography, Harry Gruyaert’s (b. 1941) work exploded with colour. For him, the world was Kod...

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DEVOTION! 30 YEARS OF PHOTOGRAPHING WOMEN

Fotografiska Stockholm - February 23 - May 20, 2018

Even though Ellen von Unwerth’s (b. 1954) images feature mainly super models, often scantily clad, the women are very much in control: men are the ones who are objectified, as they are only there to serve, fear, or gawk at the fabulous women. Here, women are the strongest, sexi...

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DIRK BRAECKMAN DOUBLE EXHIBITION

Belgium - February 2 - April 29, 2018

Belgian photographer Dirk Braeckman (b. 1958) invites viewers to take more time in front of his work than they’re used to: his layered, obscure, intensely grey photographs don’t reveal their secrets easily. Suggesting rather than explaining, these are no longer photographs of...

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UNSEEN AMSTERDAM

Westergasfabriek - September 22 – 24, 2017

On September 22, international photography event Unseen Amsterdam 2017 opens to the public in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, highlighting the most recent developments in the world of contemporary photography. For the sixth edition, festivities include an array of new programme eleme...

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​DESTRUCTION BROUGHT HOME

Framer Framed - July 14 - September 3, 2017

On a hot and humid day in Tel Aviv a few years ago, I was babysitting a toddler, when all of a sudden, a loud alarm sounded and I found myself surrounded by panicking people. It was time to run – so I did, stroller in hand, together with many other pedestrians, into a nearby strong-looking resi...

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SUMMERTIME

Photokunst - July 11 - September 22, 2017

The exhibition Summertime features German photographer Nomi Baumgartl’s recent work. Baumgartl’s 36 photographs displayed were taken after she was in a car accident and thus had to learn how to photograph anew. Despite her eyes being injured, Baumgartl’s photographs highlight her deep under...

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A HANDFUL OF DUST

White Chapel Gallery - June 7 – September 3, 2017

A Handful of Dust, an exhibition of images in dialogue curated by David Campany, is a speculative visual history of the 20th century. Campany has compiled works that trace a journey through the imagery of dust, from images based on aerial reconnaissance, wartime destruction and natural disasters ...

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PHOTOESPAÑA 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

Madrid - May 31 - Aug 27, 2017

On May 31, PHotoESPAÑA International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts celebrates its 20th edition by showcasing the development of photography and visual arts over the last 20 years. Since the birth of the festival, photography has experienced significant change as the digital world has a...

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MESSAGE TO THE FUTURE: A RETROSPECTIVE OF THE WORKS OF DANNY LYON

Fotomuseum Winterthur - May 20 - August 27, 2017

In a new retrospective, Fotomuseum Winterthur presents a diverse array of work of New York-born photographer and filmmaker Danny Lyon (b. 1942), well known for his subjective and partisan reportage style. Lyon, who grew up in the borough of Queens, soon got involved in the Civil ...

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FOTOFESTIVAL NAARDEN

Netherlands - May 20 - June 18, 2017

FotoFestival Naarden’s 2017 edition explores recent developments in international photography. Themed ‘Right Here, Right Now’, the festival aims to focus on stories about current social, societal and political developments that shape our perceptions. Featuring both documentary and art photo...

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