LOCATIONS FILTERS

Fotografia Europea

Fotografia Europea

Festival

April 12 - June 9

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Fotografia Europea

Festival

April 12 - June 9

Fotografia Europea is an international cultural festival dedicated to contemporary photography. Fotografia Europea uses photography as a tool to reflect upon the complexity of the contemporary living following the lesson of the local photographer Luigi Ghirri, a prominent figure in the late ‘900s photography’s renewal, whose archive is stored in the city.
The festival takes place in different locations of the city, both public and private, formal and informal, and it consists of a central core of exhibitions among which new ad hoc commissioned productions, related to a specific theme identified every year by the Scientific Committee. The exhibitions are accompanied by a rich program of events, conferences, screenings, workshops, portfolio reviews and site specific performances.


Fotografia Europea

Via Guido da Baiso, 42123 Reggio Emilia RE, Italy

39052.244.4446

info@fotografiaeuropea.it


Eyes on Main Street

Eyes on Main Street

April 27 - August 4

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Eyes on Main Street

April 27 - August 4

Wilson, NC,

The exhibition, curated by Jerome De Perlinghi and co-curated by Ghadah Alrawi and Carol Johnson, focuses on the theme of “Main Street, a Crossroad of Cultures” as interpreted by the individual photographers. This year’s edition will include four additional exhibits, making Historic Downtown Wilson, NC a real crossroad for photography.


Eyes on Main Street

Wilson, NC, United States

1.708.271.3042


Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival

Festival

May 1 - May 31

Toronto, ON M5V 2J4, Canada +

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Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Festival

May 1 - May 31

Toronto, ON M5V 2J4, Canada

Toronto’s celebrated month-long Festival in May engages established and emerging Canadian, American, and international artists to activate urban spaces across the city. Renowned American artist Carrie Mae Weems will headline the 23rd edition of the city-wide event. Weems’ exhibition in five parts, sited at distinct locations across the city, represents the artist’s first solo exhibition in Canada. In addition to Weems, there will be a host of exhibitions and installations featuring a broad mix of over 40 Canadian, Indigenous Canadian and international artists, include Taysir Batniji, Moyra Davey, Susan Dobson, Peter Funch, Weronika Gesicka, Mike Hoolboom and Jorge Lozano, Esther Hovers, Ayana V. Jackson, Sanaz Mazinani, Meryl McMaster, Nadia Myre, Zinnia Naqvi, Louie Palu, Mario Pfeifer, Bianca Salvo, Nadine Stijns, Sputnik Photo Collective, Michael TsegayeCarmen Winant, and Elizabeth Zvonar.

There will be 22 primary exhibitions, 14 public installations, and a series of billboards by Carmen Winant that will be displayed in Toronto and across the country throughout the month.

CONTACT fosters and celebrates the art and profession of photography with its annual Festival in May and year-round programming in the CONTACT Gallery in Toronto. CONTACT presents lens-based works by acclaimed and emerging artists, documentary photographers, and photojournalists from Canada and around the world. The curated program of Primary Exhibitions (collaborations with major museums, galleries, and artist-run centers), and Public Installations (site-specific public art projects), are the core of the Festival. These are cultivated through partnerships, commissions, and new discoveries, framing the cultural, social, and political events of our times. The featured and open exhibitions present a range of works by local and international artists at leading galleries and alternative spaces across the city. CONTACT also includes a wide range of events including a book fair, lectures, talks, panels, workshops, and symposia during the Festival and hosts exhibitions and programs at its Gallery throughout the year.



PhotoIreland Festival

PhotoIreland Festival

Festival

May 1 - July 31

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PhotoIreland Festival

Festival

May 1 - July 31

Ireland’s leading festival of photography includes exhibitions, installations, performances, films, videos, talks, workshops, and more. The festival will present New Irish Works as well as the new roaster of talents selected by the Parallel Photo Platform program.



Riga Photomonth

Riga Photomonth

Festival

May 13 - June 16

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Riga Photomonth

Festival

May 13 - June 16

Riga, Latvia

Riga Photomonth is an international photography festival that takes place in the capital of Latvia since 2014. Riga Photomonth explores and shows photography from Northern and Eastern Europe. The festival’s public programme includes exhibitions, artist talks, workshops, lectures and film screenings. In addition Riga Photomonth hosts portfolio reviews and workshops for professionals.

The opening week is scheduled for 13-18 May, but the official opening will take place on 15 May at the Museum of Occupation of Latvia.



Krakow PhotoMonth

Krakow Photomonth

Festival

May 24 - June 23

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Krakow PhotoMonth

Festival

May 24 - June 23

Kraków, Poland

The history of the Krakow Photomonth Festival dates back to 2001, when the Foundation for Visual Arts was established. Since then, the festival has taken many forms in search of its own identity and as a response to the ever-changing face of photography.



Grisebach Photographs Auction

Grisebach Auctions

Auction

May 29

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Grisebach Photographs Auction

Auction

May 29

Featuring Irving Penn and other masters of photography, the auction takes place in Berlin on May 29.


Grisebach Auctions

Fasanenstraße 25, 10719, Berlin, Germany

212.308.0762


Auckland Festival of Photography

Auckland Festival of Photography

Festival

May 31 - June 16

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Auckland Festival of Photography

Festival

May 31 - June 16

Auckland, New Zealand

A city-wide contemporary art and cultural event which takes place within Auckland’s major galleries, project spaces, non-gallery venues and public sites during June each year. The programme includes a mix of emerging and established artists and comprises existing works and creation of new work.


Auckland Festival of Photography

Auckland, New Zealand


Lempertz Photography and Contemporary Art Auctions

Lempertz Auctions

Auction

May 31 - June 1

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Lempertz Photography and Contemporary Art Auctions

Auction

May 31 - June 1

The auction takes place in Lempertz, Cologne.


Lempertz Auctions

Neumarkt 3, 50667, Cologne, Germany

917.446.7520


Aperture Gala “MUSE”

June 3

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Aperture Gala “MUSE”

June 3

Honoring
The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
Mickalene Thomas and Racquel Chevremont

Cohosts

Sondra Gilman Gonzalez-Falla and Celso Gonzalez-Falla

Elizabeth Ann Kahane

Cathy M. Kaplan

Tilda Swinton

6:30 p.m.

Cocktails and auction preview 

7:30 p.m.

Dinner, live auction, and tributes

9:00 p.m.

The Photo Party with cocktails and bites, a performance by Honey + Vinyl, rhythms by Alima Lee, and a silent auction

 

Union West

547 West 28th Street, New York

Beautiful attire

Proceeds from the Gala fund the important programming, publications, and operations of Aperture Foundation.

You must be 21 or older to attend Aperture’s Gala.



Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner & Auction

Gordon Parks Foundation Awards & Dinner Auction

Auction

June 4

Cipriani 42nd Street®, East 42nd Street, New York, NY, USA +

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Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner & Auction

Auction

June 4

Cipriani 42nd Street®, East 42nd Street, New York, NY, USA

The Gordon Parks Foundation’s Annual Awards Dinner and Auction celebrates Gordon Parks’ legacy and honors those who continue his vision for social change through their work in the arts and humanitarianism. The June 4 event at Cipriani 42nd Street will honor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Chelsea Clinton, Raf Simons and Kehinde Wiley. The Patron of the Arts Award will go to civic leaders and philanthropists Carol Sutton Lewis and William M. Lewis, Jr. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the iconic photograph A Great Day in Hip-Hop, taken in Harlem by Gordon Parks, Questlove will give remarks.

The evening is co-chaired by Kenneth and Kathryn Chenault, Valerie Jarrett, Alicia Keys and Kasseem Dean, Karl Lagerfeld, Judy and Leonard Lauder, Ronald O. Perelman, and Alexander Soros. As part of the gala celebration, a group of Gordon Parks photographs will be auctioned with all proceeds from the evening to support the Foundation’s year-round artistic and educational programs.


Gordon Parks Foundation Awards & Dinner Auction

Cipriani 42nd Street®, East 42nd Street, New York, NY, USA

914.579.1000

gpfgala@buckleyhallevents.com


PHotoESPAÑA

PHotoEspaña

Festival

June 5 - September 1

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PHotoESPAÑA

Festival

June 5 - September 1

Madrid, Spain

The most famous and inclusive festival in Spain, PHotoESPAÑA shows the best of photography at an international level reaching approximately 97 venues spread across nine provinces in Spain.


PHotoEspaña

Madrid, Spain