Lagos Photo Festival 2014The LagosPhoto Foundation presents the fifth edition of the annual LagosPhoto Festival in Lagos, Nigeria, October 25-November 26, 2014, entitled « Staging Reality, Documenting Fiction »
Launched in 2010, LagosPhoto is the first and only international arts festival of photography in Nigeria. In a month long programme, events include exhibitions, workshops, artist presentations, discussions, screenings, and large scale outdoor installations in congested public spaces in Lagos. LagosPhoto aims to provide a platform for the development and education of contemporary photography in Africa by establishing mentorships and cross- cultural collaborations with local and international artists. LagosPhoto presents photography as it is embodied in the exploration of historical and contemporary issues, the promotion
Plat(t)form 2015The ninth curated international portfolio viewing featuring young emerging European photographers will be held on the weekend of 23 to 25 January 2015. Under the new direction of Duncan Forbes and Thomas Seelig, Fotomuseum Winterthur has invited 42 photographers to present their work for two hours to the public and a selected team of experts. The participants have been chosen from among some 150 nominated photographers. Plat(t)form 2015 is aimed at professionals such as curators, gallery owners, publishers, editors and photographers. At the same time the event offers interested visitors an opportunity of discovering the work of young photographers and artists and of meeting them in person.
© Joana Piotrowska - VI (2014)
The weekend begins on Friday evening: the experts introduce their work with photography...