Παρασκευή, 19 Οκτωβρίου 2012

Inauguration of the biggest photography event in Greece


Athens Photo Festival, organized by the Hellenic Centre for Photography, is the annual festival of photography and related media in Greece and a premier cultural event in Athens.



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The Athens Photo Festival 2012 edition celebrates festival′s 25 years of active and creative presence, expanding continuously its role in a changing society through a variety of projects and initiatives that enable people to experience and enjoy photography.

It will take place from October 19 to November 5 2012 in Technopolis of the city of Athens, a former gasworks site that was founded in 1857, as well as in several venues across the city during the months of October and November.

Structure of the exhibitions

MAIN EXHIBITION PROGRAM [TECHNOPOLIS]
A series of international exhibitions focus on the theme of this year’s festival, “Art/Doc Intersection”, exploring the boundaries between artistic photography and documentary practice.


SATELLITE EXHIBITION PROGRAM
 [IN THE CITY]
Exhibition spaces and galleries across the city present selected exhibitions of artists’ works, not necessarily related to the theme of the Festival, during the months of October and November.


YOUNG GREEK PHOTOGRAPHERS 2012

The “Young Greek Photographers” exhibition since 1987, has been promoting the work of new Greek photographers, between the ages of 18 – 35, who may well emerge as some of the finest of their generation in Greece. This year, the work of 11 photographers, were chosen from over 700 submissions, will be presented from 19 October to 4 November, in the framework of the Athens Photo Festival 2012.

info by: photofestival.gr

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