Icelandic photo-festival 2012

The Icelandic photo-festival will take place 9th – 12th February 2012. The program will consist of photo exhibitions that will be installed in the downtown area of Reykjavík, for example in Lækjartorg, Reykjavík City Hall, Tjarnarbíó and Sundhöll Reykjavíkur. A photo exhibition contributed by the photo- festival Voies Off, which is held in Arles in France, will be on showcase in KEX hostel, where it´s artistic director Christophe Laloi will open the exhibition.
Jón Proppé will discuss and show icelandic contemporary photographs, photo- analysis will be on offer in the National Museum and five photographic walks will be held in the largest parts of the city. Six foreign experts in photography will be invited to Iceland, for the purpose to meet local photographers and observe local photographic culture. They will also participate in portfolio review which has never been held in Iceland, but is very known and popular abroad.

©Nicolas Haeni (ECAL)

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