Portfolio review is organized every year by Fotofo as an accompanying event of International Festival of Photography named „Bratislava Month of Photography”. This year, for the fifth time, the organizers have the idea to bring young, professionally beginning photographers to this project in international context. After the last successful years, except Slovak authors there also took part majority of photographers from 15 different countries. Some important personalities from „photography world“ (gallery directors, important photography magazines editors, photography festival representatives, exhibition curators) will judge the portfolios (albums of author photographs) of European photographers; 8th NOVEMBER and 9th NOVEMBER 2003. Young authors will have a chance to show and present their work to personalities who could offer them a space for presentation in international magazines or galleries. We are expecting participation about 100 photographers from Europe. In the jury the following personalities /among others/ will take a part: Evgenij Berezner and Irina Tchmyreva (ROSIZO, Russia), Rhonda Wilson (Seeing the light, Birmingham, England), Lucia Lendelova (IMAGO, Slovak Republik), Andreas Muller-Pohle (European Photography, Germany) and others special guests.
The winner of Portfolio review 2003 will have an opportunity to arrange his/her own exhibition at the 14th Bratislava Month of Photography in 2004 and PhotoEspana Madrid 2004.
BRATISLAVA MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY 2003
The 14th International Festival of Photography
THE INTERNATIONAL PORTFOLIO REVIEW 2003
The 4th International Meeting of Photographers
8th November – 9th November
The International PORTFOLIO REVIEW 2003
8th November and 9th November 2003
Portfolio review 2003, Bratislava Month of Photography portfolio review program for photographers, is one of the festival’s most important and popular programs. The two days Portfolio review presents an unforgettable opportunity for artists using photography to have their work seen by some of the most important people in the field of photography. The Bratislava Month of Photography brings photography professionals – magazine editors, museum curators, gallery owners, representatives of photography agencies, collectors and publishers – from around the world to meet with photographers and review their work.
Reviewers at this year’s event include representatives from Gallery Image, Denmark; Prague House of Photography, Czech Republic; Camera Austria, Germany; ROSIZO, Russia; European Photography, Germany and other special guests.
Location information will be sent to confirmed registrants. Portfolio review registrants will be invited to opening festivities, exhibition receptions and other activities. In addition to the formal portfolio reviews, there is plenty of time for informal networking and meetings with other photographers.
Upon arrival and registration, registrants will be provided with a complimentary copy of our Reviewer Bio Booklet to assist them in becoming familiar with participating reviewers.
Please be aware that reservations for the Portfolio Review 2003 are limited to 60 spaces only!
Please note: we will accept registrations by e-mail only at the following email address: email@example.com. No fax, phone, mail, web site, or walk-in registrations will be accepted.
If you have a serious interest in participating, please confirm your registration and send your name, mail address, email address and phone number to: firstname.lastname@example.org. We will send you further information regarding the event.
Registration fees for the two days event are 45 USD or 45 EU.
FOTOFO SLOVAKIA INVITES YOU TO PORTFOLIO REVIEWING 2003.
Portfolio Reviewing is a meeting of young photographers with top critics in the field of photography. It will be held on 8th November and 9th November 2003 in Bratislava. Up to 15 reviewers from various countries will take part at this event.
Portfolio Reviewing 2003 focuses on both art and documentary photography. The aim of the project is to bring people from all over Europe to share their work with competent and experienced critics in the field of photography. You are invited to present your portfolio and discuss it with the critics.
If you decide to participate
- you will be able to discuss your portfolio with most of reviewers at the workshop
- you will make new contact with professionals working in field of photography (international galleries and international magazines) and they can give you a hand and help you to develop your career in the future
- you will have the chance to be awarded as the best portfolio and have chance to exhibit your works at the next Bratislava Month of photography in 2004 and at PhotoEspana Madrid 2004.
Registrants should be aware that review sessions are limited to 20 minutes. The number and format of prints is unlimited, but Reviewers expect to see only your best, finished work or series.
FOR QUESTIONS AND INFORMATIONS
Portfolio review coordinator: Martin Paluch
Bratislava Month of Photography
P.O. Box 290
814 99 Bratislava
Tel/Fax: + 421 7 5249 9007
registration e-mail address: email@example.com
web site: www.fotofo.sk
Director of festival: Vaclav Macek
Portfolio review coordinator
works by young authors
place October 31 – November 1, 2001.
memebers of the jury are experts from Czech Republic, Russia, USA, Great
Britain, Spain, Germany, Austria….
deadline for submitting applications is October 20, 2002.
participation fee is 1250 Sk or 25 USD.
For detailed information
please visit our
Martin Paluch, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Portfolio reviewing 2001
List of reviewers:
Vilnis Auzins - Latvia
Judita Csáderová - Slovakia
Tatiana Salzirn - Russia
Evgenij Berezner - Russia
Agata Pankiewicz - Poland
Tatyana Pavlova - Ukraine
Christiane Hantzsch - Germany
Irina Tchmyreva - Russia
Zelimir Koscevic - Croatia
Finn Thrane - Denmark
Eva Merz - Denmark
Kristján Maack -Iceland
Pekka Turunen -Finland
Lars Tunbjörk -Sweden
Pavel Mára - Czech Republic
Costas Ordolis - Greece
10.00 Portfolio reviewing
15.00 Portfolio reviewing
9.00 Portfolio reviewing
14.00 Portfolio reviewing
18.00 The announcement of the best Portfolio
- review of works by young authors wwill také place October 31 – November 1, 2001,
at the House of Art, 12, SNP Square Bratislava
- the members of the jury are experts from the Prague House of Photography, the Hungarian
House of Photography, Centre for Contemporary Art Poland, the Museum of Photo Riga, the
European Photography, Camera Austria, Mois de la Photo in Paris, Barcelona´s Primavera
Fotografica, PhotoEspana in Madrid, Odence Foto Triennal in Denmark, Mexico City´s
- the deadline for submitting applications for the Competition is October 20, 2001
- the participation fee is 1250 Sk or 25 USD
Vysoká škola výtvarných umení, Hviezdoslavovo nám. 18,
Deadline: 20. 10. 2001
31. 10. – 1. 11. 2001
Registration fee: 1250,– Sk / 25,– USD
(directly at the registration)
Portfolio reviewing 2000
List of reviewers:
Baldwin - Fotofest, Huston, USA
Wendy Watris - Fotofest, Huston, USA
Alejandro Castellote - Spanielsko
Vladimir Vorobjov - Bratislava.
Friets Gierstberg - Curator FotoBienale, Rotterdam,
Stacho Lubo - Academy of Fine Arts, Bratislava, Slovak
Zelimir Koscevic - Museum of Modern Art, Zagreb, Croatia
Takis Zardevas - Director, Focus school of vizual art,
John Jacob - Photographic Resource centre, USA
Noriko Fuku indipendent curator, USA
Michael Koetzle - Leica World Magazine, Kazmairstr. 81,
Munich 80339, Germany
Tatiana Salzirn indipendent curator, Moscow, Russia
Arrival October 30,2000.
10 13 portfolio reviewing
13 15 lunch
15 17 portfolio reviewing
18 opening of Ukrainian exhibition
19 opening of show on Russia
9 12 portfolio reviewing
12 14 lunch
14 16 portfolio reviewing
16 17 the choice of the best portfolio
18 opening of the John Demos show
19 opening of Look at me show from Great Britain
10 13 lectures from Slovenia,
Great Britain, Ukraine
14 the delivering of the FOTOFO prize for the best photography book from the
Central and Eastern Europe in 1999 and 2000 and delivering of the FOTOFO
European prize for the best artist´s book in 1999 and 2000
15 opening of laureats of Mosaique programme
16 opening of Miroslav Hucek
17 opening of Alberto Schommer
18 opening of Andrey Chezhin
19 opening of Mimo Jodice
The detailed programme
on November 4-5 will be decided at the beginning of September
Portfolio Rewiew is organized
for the second time by Fotofo as an accompanying event of Bratislava Month
of Photography, After the last year succes premiere, except slovak authors
there also took part photographers from others countries. Some important
personalities from photography world (gallery directors, iimportant
photography magazines editors, photography festival representatives,
exhibition currators) will judge the Portfolios (albums of author
photographies) of Europeen photographers; 1. - 2. November 2000. Young
authors will have a chance to show and present their work to personalities
who could offer them a space for presentation in international magazines or
galleries. We expect a participation about 100 photographers from middle and
Portfolio reviewing 1999
List of reviewers:
Denis Brudna -
Andy Golding - University of Westminster, UK
Ed Earle - International Center of Photography, USA
Alejandro Castellote - PHOTOESPANA, Spain
John Demos - Festival of Skopelos, Greece
Viktor Koláø - FAMU, Czech Republic
Finn Thrane - Museet for Fotokunst, Denmark
Rui Prata - Encontros Da Imagem, Portugal
Loek Van Der Molen - Nederlands Foto Instituut Netherlands
Jevgenij Berezner - Russia
Programme: Portfolio reviewing 2000.
Slovakia organizes PORTFOLIO REVIEWING ´99. Portfolio
Reviewing is meeting of young photographers with top critics in the field of
photography. It will be held on 4th and 5th of
November 1999 in Bratislava. Up to 24 reviewers from various countries will
take part in this event
The aim of the
project is to bring people from all over europe to share their work with
competent & experienced critcs in the field of photography. They are invited
to come and present their portfolios. Participating critics will creatively
react to their work. Portfolio reviewing 99 is aimed on both art and
documentary photography. The best awarded participant will have chance to
present his or her works on the exhibition at the Month of Photography 2000.