Vienna Fotobook festival 2015
Emop asbl is showing up the the Vienna Fotobook festival 2015.
One can see. among other publications, the anniversary issue of our association.
The Vienna Fotobook festival is Europe’s largest festival focusing on the photo book, initiated by Anzenberger Galleryand OstLicht. Gallery for Photography. It takes place for the third time this year, on June 20 and 21, 2015 at Brotfabrik Wien. Due to the festival’s cooperation with Superar and Photon Gallery, more than 1,000 m² will be available for the 80 participating international booksellers.
A high-caliber program of lectures, talks and discussions has again this year first-hand information about photobook.
For the third edition of the festival succeeded in one of the most important protagonists of the photo book scene, the American star photographer William Klein to get the first time to give a lecture in Vienna. With its striking black and white photography Klein significantly shaped the Japanese photobook culture of the 60s and 70s. Similarly, the currently most sought photobook critic Colin Pantall (UK) and the Star publisher Michael Mack (UK) will give the first time the Austrian public knowledge. Another program focus of this year’s festival is “collect photobook” dedicated to the subject. For this, the important collector Michel Auer (CH), Manfred Heiting (US), Gerry Badger (UK) and Andreas Bitesnich (AT) will discuss.
Furthermore, the following international guests could be won on Photobook for lectures: Olivia Arthur (Magnum photographer on the project “Inge Morath – Danube Revisited”, UK), Nicolo Degiorgis (with the most successful book of the year 2014 “Hidden Islam”, IT) and Ania Nalecka (one of the best photo book designers, PL).
With the successful launch last year Viennaphoto Book Review, which takes place this year continued, and the participation of more than twenty universities in the study Photography from all over Europe, the Vienna Photobook Festival has established itself as one of the main venues for the discovery of young talents.
In usual pleasant atmosphere with food, drinks and music, the third edition of the Vienna Photobook Festival provides a platform for contacts and further cooperation of international publishers, artists, dealers, collectors and lovers of the photo book, beyond the festival have wide inventory.