PhotoEspaña 2018



PHOTOESPAÑA EXPLORES NEW FORMAL AND GEOGRAPHIC TERRITORIES IN AN EDITION THAT WILL FEATURE 90 EXHIBITIONS WITH 530 PHOTOGRAPHS AND VISUAL ARTISTS

PHotoESPAÑA 2018 will take place between 6th of June and 26thof August . The international photography and visual arts festival reaches 20 years of life made possible thanks to the faithful support and commitment of public and private collaborators

Cristina de Middel encourages spectators to discover the more ludic and experimental facets of photography in Players, a programme with artworks from five continents that includes the participation of Samuel Fosso, Susan Meiselas, and Zhao Renhui, among others. Photography and sustainability from the perspective of artists including James Mollison; classic figures in photography such as Cecil Beaton; a complete retrospective of the Russian avant-garde with images by Aleksandr Rodchenko and others; and Senegalese photography with works by Mama Casset are among the proposals in this edition. Carmen Calvo, Montserrat Soto, and Carlos Cánovas are among the Spanish artists participating in PHotoESPAÑA 2018

29 galleries in Madrid participate in the Festival Off programme, with projects by Pedro Almodovar, William Klein, and Gorka Postigo, among others. Descubrimientos PHE, the professional forum of PHotoESPAÑA, will bring together 21 experts and artists to participate in the portfolio reviews and workshops

The festival expands its European network with Transeurope, an initiative developed thanks to the support of Creative Europe programme that will take place in Cyprus, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Spain and Sweden. The programmes for the general public include workshops for children and young adults, contests, panel discussions, and nocturnal projections that aim to introduce photography across the city Madrid, Alcalá de Henares, Alcobendas, Lanzarote, Santander, Segovia, Zaragoza, and the Castilla–La Mancha region are the venues of the festival

Leading Spanish cultural centres including the MACBA in Barcelona, Es Baluard in Palma de Mallorca, IVAM in Valencia, and proposals from Berlin, Buenos Aires, Chalon-sur-Saône, Chicago, Lagos, Lausanne, London, Melbourne, and Warsaw join the celebration of the festival´s 20th anniversary. La Fábrica will publish the PHotoESPAÑA 2018 Guide, along with 5 other photo books and exhibition catalogues, in addition to organising the PHotoBookWeek offering an entire programme of activities and presentations related to publishing

PHOTOESPAÑA

6 Jun – 26 Aug 2018

Alameda 9
28014 Madrid

www.phe.es



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