[spectre] 1st berlin photography festival, september 2005
geert at xs4all.nl
Thu Mar 11 17:44:33 CET 2004
1st BERLIN PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL 2005
The Way We Live: Facts, Fevers, Fabulations
Dear Ladies and Gentleman,
The Steering Group of the Berlin Photography Festival is proud to
announce that support has been secured for the staging of the Festival’s
Scheduled to start on September 25th, 2005, at the Martin-Gropius-Bau,
it will present a major exhibition with contemporary photography from
around the world, alongside discussion forums on relevant topics in the
international debate. A special “Meeting Place” will offer a platform
for debate and presentation, addressing professional and amateur
photographers, the specialist audience as well as the public at large.
Furthermore, the Festival’s peripheral programme aims to contribute to
consolidating existing networks, and Berlin galleries and institutions
will be encouraged to present exhibitions in connection with the
As the Head curator of the 1st edition, the Group appointed Jan-Erik
Lundström, Director of the Bildmuseet in Umea (Sweden).
The Berlin Photography Festival Steering Group consists of:
Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Künstlerhaus Bethanien,
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (NBK), and transmediale, in cooperation with
the Goethe-Forum and the European Photography magazine.
The Berlin Photography Festival is kindly supported by the
Hauptstadtkulturfonds, the Goethe Institut InterNationes, the
bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (bpb), and further public and
Postal address until 30.04.2004:
Berlin Photography Festival e.V.
c/o Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
info at berlin-photography-festival.de
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