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The program of the festival in 2015

Kaliningrad, 16-18 April 2015

April 16

17:00 - 19:00. Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Moscow Ave., 60-62.
Opening the festival Baltic Biennale "Photomania-2015"

Opening the festival projects:
• «Photomania-2015" Competitive Exhibition.
• «Dunno on the Moon." Sergey Bratkov. Russia Moscow.
• «soldiers." Igor Kultyshkin. Russia Moscow.
• «Portraits Francis Rodik." Frank Rodik. Canada.
• «The procession." Nikita Shohov. Russia.
• «Prussian winter." Alexander Matveev. Kaliningrad, Russia.
• «Phanta Raih». Video installation. Julia Kurek. Poland.
• «DOM (House, object model)." Yulia Borisova. Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
• «Zone." Marina Kruglyakova. Moscow, Russia.

April 17

12:00 - 12:40. Museum "Fort №5»
• Opening of the exhibition "Konigsberg in August 1944". Popov.
14:00 - 14:40. Exhibition Hall of the Kaliningrad Zoo, Prospect Mira, 26
• Opening of the exhibition "unbanal naturalism" Pozharskaya S., K. Ivanov, M. Vasiltsov, R.Nurgaliyev, E. Palevsky.
15:00 - 15:40. Museum "Friedland Gate", ul. Dzerzhinsky, 30
• Opening of the exhibition "Soldiers I world" Hubert H.
16:00 - 16:40. Museum of the World Ocean, Nab. Peter the Great, 1
• Opening of the exhibition "Whalers" A. Shapran.
17:00 - 17:40. Amber Museum, pl. Vasilevsky 1
• Opening of the exhibition "Landscapes" by C. Santambrogio
19:00 - 23:00. Art space "Gates" Lithuanian shaft 62
• Opening of the exhibition "Escape". Daniel Tkachenko. Moscow, Russia.
• Meetings with photographers, lectures, display portfolio.
Festival guests: Larisa Greenberg, Moscow; Catherine Zuev, Moscow; Sergey Bratkov, Moscow; Andrey Shapran, Russia, Latvia; Claudio Santambrogio, Italy; Guillaume Hubert, France; Daniel Tkachenko, Moscow; Nikita Shohov, Moscow; Marina Kruglyakova, Moscow.
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April 18

10: 00-12: 00. Art space "Gates" Lithuanian shaft 62
• Meetings with photographers, lectures, display portfolio.

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Exhibition 2015

16 Apr 2015 Pavel Platon
Congratulations to all who passed competitive selection! Thank you to all who participated in the contest!   1.    Kiaušaitė Milda, Lithuania, Kaunas2.    Ribokaite Normante, Lithuania, Dusetos3.    Ybiosa Jophel, Philippines, Quezon City4.    Abzaltdinova Julia, Russian Federation, Moscow5.    Abikh Vladimir, Russia, Yekaterinburg6.    Anisimov Sergey, Russia, Salekhard7.    Anosov Elena, Russia, Irkutsk8.    Antoniuc Tatiana,…
17 Apr 2015 Whalers / Andrey Shapran / Russia - Latvia
Whalers / Andrey Shapran / Russia - Latvia Opening April 17, 2015 Museum of the World Ocean, 2nd floor CG "Maritime Koenigsberg-Kaliningrad", Peter the Great Embankment, 1   Стрелы, копья и гарпуны были изобретены в конце каменного века. Пятнадцать тысяч лет это оружие доминировало в истории человечества, а чукчи используют…
16 Apr 2015 The most reading / retrospective exhibition of classic photos 1900 - 1960
The most reading / retrospective exhibition of classic photos 1900 - 1960 Opening April 16, 2015 Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Moscow Ave., 60-62 . The exhibition " The most reading " - a literary life of Russia in the twentieth - the beginning of the twenty-first century: portraits of Russian and…
17 Apr 2015 Soldiers of World War I / Reconstruction. 3D Photo / Guillaume Hubert, France
Soldiers of World War I / Reconstruction. 3D Photo / Guillaume Hubert, France Opening: April 17, 2015 “Friedland gate” Museum, Dzerzhinsky street , 30        Inspired by the history of World War I, I decided to create a series of portraits using some special technique. The idea was to depict soldiers from all countries of the world. Firstly,…
16 Apr 2015 Dunno on the Moon / Sergey Bratkov / Russia, Moscow
Dunno on the Moon / Sergey Bratkov / Russia, Moscow Opening April 16, 2015 Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Moscow Ave., 60-62   Heroes "Dunno on the Moon" - residents of the area Bogorodskoe in Moscow. Will fancy they were on the moon in the position Dunno who can not imagine what…
17 Apr 2015 Pictures of an Impermanent World / Claudio Santambrogio / Italy
Pictures of an Impermanent World / Claudio Santambrogio / Italy Opening April 17, 2015 Amber Museum, Vasilevsky Square 1   Pictures of an Impermanent World   Claudio Santambrogio – an Italian photographer who came to photography through music and art. He made his first pictures on a Rolleiflex camera, which he got…
16 Apr 2015 Toy Soldiers / Igor Kultyshkin / Russia, Moscow
Toy Soldiers / Igor Kultyshkin / Russia, Moscow Opening April 16, 2015 Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Moscow Ave., 60-62 The exhibition organized with the support of International Festival of Photography PhotoVisa in Krasnodar   Toy soldiers belong to his son. He grows. Once, five years ago, while the boy was interested…
17 Apr 2015 Unbanal naturalism / Scanography, macro, microphotography
Unbanal naturalism / Scanography, macro, microphotography Opening April 17, 2015 Kaliningrad Zoo, Mira ave., 26   Фотографические проекты с живой натурой с использованием современных технологий. Уходя от обычной фиксации факта, изображения «красоты», авторы создают свой нетривиальный художественный мир, используя различные приемы и приспособления. Сканография, макросъемка, микросъемка.   Светлана Пожарская, Москва.…
17 Apr 2015 Escape / Daniel Tkachenko / Russia, Moscow
Escape / Daniel Tkachenko / Russia, Moscow Opening April 17, 2015 Art Platform "Gateway" / Kaliningrad, Litovskiy Val Street, 61   I was traveling in search for people who have decided to escape from social life and live all alone in the wild nature, far away from any villages, towns…
16 Apr 2015 The Frances Rodick Portraits / Frank Rodick / Canada
The Frances Rodick Portraits / Frank Rodick / Canada Opening April 16, 2015 Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Moscow Ave., 60-62 When artists write about their own work, what they usually come up with is an explanation or interpretation. They—we—try to answer the question What’s this work really all about?The question is a good…
16 Apr 2015 Religious procession / Nikita Shohov / Russia
Religious procession / Nikita Shohov / Russia Opening April 16, 2015 Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Moscow Ave., 60-62     CV   Nikita ShohovBorn February 15, 1988 in Kamensk-Ural, lives in Moscow.Website: www.nikita-shokhov.com   Education:Photo 2013, the Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia. RodchenkoKinooperatorstvo 2009, Sverdlovsk Film Studio, Yekaterinburg2008 Law, the…
16 Apr 2015 Prussian winter / Alexander Matveev / Russia, Kaliningrad
Prussian winter / Alexander Matveev / Russia, Kaliningrad Opening April 16, 2015 Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Moscow Ave., 60-62   "Prussian winter" A series of landscape photographs taken off the coast of the Baltic Sea.   CV     Alexander Matveev, was born in 1985, lives and works in the Kaliningrad…
16 Apr 2015 Phanta Raih / Video installation / Julia Kurek / Poland
Phanta Raih / Video installation / Julia Kurek / Poland Opening April 16, 2015 Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Moscow Ave., 60-62   Project is co-financed with funds from the European Union in the framework of Lithuania-Poland-Russia ENPI Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013                 Julia Kurek / Poland…
16 Apr 2015 DOM (Document Object Model) / Julia Borissova / Russia, Saint-Petersburg
DOM (Document Object Model) / Julia Borissova / Russia, Saint-Petersburg Opening April 16, 2015 Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Moscow Ave., 60-62 .   ДОМ (Документ Объект Модель) Юлия Бориссова   Состояние творчества есть состояние сновидения, когда ты вдруг, подчиняясь неизвестной необходимости, поджигаешь свой дом. Марина Цветаева   То, каким будет изображение, всегда…
17 Apr 2015 Koenigsberg, August 1944 / curator Maxim Popov / Russia, Kaliningrad
Koenigsberg, August 1944/curatorMaxim Popov/Russia, Kaliningrad OpeningApril 17, 2015 KaliningradHistory and ArtMuseum,Fort№5 The project is implementedin theyear of the 70thanniversary of the victoryin the GreatPatriotic War   Первая бомбардировка была проведена в ночь на 27 августа 1944 года 5-й Группой ВВС Великобритании в составе 174-х бомбардировщиков Ланкастер. Аэродромы, с которых взлетели…
16 Apr 2015 Prison / Marina Kruglyakova / Russia
Prison / Marina Kruglyakova / Russia Opening April 16, 2015 Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Moscow Ave., 60-62 Photo project "Prison" explores the problems of people who live and work in prisonPrison - that's life, familiar to many in the camp, the army. Life carried to extreme.In a confined space prison people…
 
     

Organizers and Partners 2015

ORGANIZERS:

МИНИСТЕРСТВО КУЛЬТУРЫ КАЛИНИНГРАДСКОЙ ОБЛАСТИ

КАЛИНИНГРАДСКИЙ СОЮЗ ФОТОХУДОЖНИКОВ
КАЛИНИНГРАДСКАЯ ХУДОЖЕСТВЕННАЯ ГАЛЕРЕЯ
СОЮЗ ФОТОХУДОЖНИКОВ РОССИИ
PARTNERS:

БАЛТИЙСКИЙ ФИЛИАЛ ЦЕНТРА СОВРЕМЕННОГО ИСКУССТВА

МУЗЕЙ МИРОВОГО ОКЕАНА

КАЛИНИНГРАДСКИЙ ЗООПАРК

КАЛИНИНГРАДСКИЙ МУЗЕЙ ЯНТАРЯ
КАЛИНИНГРАДСКИЙ МУЗЕЙ ФРИДЛАНДСКИЕ ВОРОТА
КАЛИНИНГРАДСКИЙ ИСТОРИКО-ХУДОЖЕСТВЕННЫЙ МУЗЕЙ
АРТ-ПЛАТФОРМА "ВОРОТА"
РЕГИОНАЛЬНЫЙ ПОРТАЛ "O-CULTURE"
МЕЖДУНАРОДНЫЙ ФЕСТИВАЛЬ ФОТОГРАФИИ. КРАСНОДАР

About the project

International festival 

 “The Baltic Photo Biennale. Photomania.”

The largest regional project «International festival “The Baltic Photo Biennale Photomania” takes place every two years in Kaliningrad Area starting from 2003. The unique festival idea is to unite professional and amateur photo artwithin one wide scale project.  Contest exhibition and out-of-competition festival projects, workshops and lectures on the photo arthistory are combined into different festival events that spread over main exhibition spots of Kaliningrad during a month.

The international competition is open for both professional and amateur photographers and the winners are awarded by competent jury from different countries.

A wide range of genres and styles are presented including archives, retrospective and modern art photography. You can find here many authors from Russia, Baltic Sea region and other European countries. There are educational cycles within the frameworks of the festival also where famous masters give their lectures and workshops for beginners, curators and photo editors organize portfolio reviews.

Catalogue 2013

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