Benaki Museum 138 Pireos Str. - Athens Photo Festival 2018

Athens Photo Festival 2018 attempts to bring together a range of different perspectives from emerging and established artists and photographers from all over the world with the aim to raise awareness and foster an understanding of contemporary culture and society through photography in all its forms.
Κωνσταντίνος Γδοντάκης, Malplena Tempo
Jisun Lee (KR), iLetter
Exploring critical issues relevant to our times, the festival functions as a dynamic platform where the social impact of the ever-changing visual culture can be raised and discussed. Athens, today, is the city facing the challenges for Europe. This put us in a unique position to collaborate with international artists and organisations.
Σπύρος Σουερέφ, Αθώα Βλέμματα
Sanne De Wilde (BE), The Island of the Colorblind
The Festival works within an international, national and local context, encompassing a variety of activities designed to reflect the diversity of contemporary photography, and to create opportunities for exchange of ideas, artistic expression and international engagement.
The 2018 main exhibitions take place from 6 June to 29 July 2018, at the Benaki Museum (Pireos St. Annexe). The main exhibition programme will be comprised of a curated selection of over 100 entries, selected through an international open call for submissions.
At the core of the festival is a range of events, including portfolio viewings, screenings, talks and discussions, workshops, and various community and participatory projects. In addition to the main venue-based programme, the festival encourages community involvement through satellite exhibitions in various locations in the city.
Νατάσα Καντεμίρη, Internalized boundaries
Εύα Μπεσλεμέ, Σημείο 3
Exhibition view

Start date: June 6, 2018
End date: July 27, 2018
Address: Pireos 138, Athina 118 54
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