Will take place within frameworks of the 6thinternational festival “The Baltic Photo Biennale ”Photomania- 2013”
Michaela Bosáková (1978, Bratislava, Slovakia).
Curator and project manager in the Central European House of Photography in Bratislava. Is the organizer of numerous photo exhibitions in Slovakia and Europe, the author of articles and reviews on photography.
Michaela manages major publishing project - "Encyclopedia of the history of European Photography 1900-1938" and is the project manager of the second volume of the book.
Tip for photographers:
Michaela is looking for adventurous and daring photographers who are not afraid of experimenting with the reality of a photograph. She has no particular preference in photography. She drew attention to a new vision and quality of works. Not interested in fashion photography.
Oleg Klimov (1964, Tomsk, Russia).
One of the first "stringers" (freelancers) in the Soviet Union also supported the institution of free journalism in post-Soviet Russia. An active supporter of the idea of the destruction of the centralized media system - one of the methods to limit the "freedom of speech" in the USSR.
As a freelance shooting for magazines: Twinkle, Results, Time, Elsevier, Stern, Le Monde, Magazine-M, newspapers Izvestia, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Het Parool, The Times, The Independent, The Guardian, The Washington Post, news agency France Presse , Sygma, photo agency Panos pictures, etc.
Initiated the creation of one of the first private photo agencies in Russia, also took an active part in creating and working in agencies Pressphotos-Epsilon (2004), Photographer.ru (2006-2007). Since 2006 - Member of educational workshops on photojournalism (Photographer.ru, Foundation "objective reality").
2005-2012 years. - Teacher Workshop "Documentary Photography" at the school of photography and multimedia after Alexander Rodchenko (Ministry of Culture of Moscow, the Moscow House of Photography).
One of the founders of the Foundation for the Support of documentary photography Liberty.SU in the former Soviet Union.
Krzysztof Candrowicz (Lodz, Poland)
He is the founder and director of the International Festival of Photography and Visual Education Foundation «Art Center» in the city of Lodz (Poland) from October 2005. As a director, he has created a network of 30 European festivals of photography, called "The Union Festival of Photography".
Krzysztof works as a guest curator and lecturer at numerous organizations, schools and festivals in Europe and other countries.
From June 2012 - Curator Punctum Gallery in Lodz (Poland).
Interested in: view documentaries, creative photography and new interdisciplinary approaches to the environment. He is not interested in watching traditional genres: nude, landscapes, flowers, or glamor photography.
Language: Polish and English.
Nadia Sheremetova (1978, St. Petersburg, Russia)
Director of the Foundation "FotoDepartament" curator "Young Photography" (www.youngphotography.ru), photography critic.
Currently writes for consumer magazines. Cameras and Photography, Foto & Video, fotoresursa Photographer.ru (Moscow), etc. Published under the pseudonym Nadia Shere.
He is a regular organizer of educational, exhibition and international projects "FotoDepartment," among which are:
Co-curator of the exhibition Territories of Desire. Contemporary Russian photography in the international photography festival Backlight 2011 / September 2011, Tampere Art Museum, Finland.
In 2010 - author and host of the workshop "Photography after Photography".
Since 2011, the author is the curator of the course "Photography at the limit" educational program "Photography as a study."
Scientific and cultural interests: photography, contemporary art, modern architecture.
Vasily Prudnikov (Moscow, Russia)
Photo-journalist, author and director of the cultural project "RUSS PRESS PHOTO". This project is dedicated to the history of Russian photojournalist, is a unique resource that combines history, experience and creative legacy of Russian photographers. Organizer of the exhibition project "GRAND PRIX OF RUSSIAN. Photos of Russian and Soviet winners World Press Photo 1955-2013 ».
Interests: documentary photography.
Dmitry Vyshemirsky (1958, Kaliningrad, Russia)
Photography since 1980. Until the early 90's worked as a photojournalist in periodicals. In the late 80's made some photo expeditions to places Gulag Kolyma River on the Magadan Region, the Murmansk and Arkhangelsk region, where he made a series of photographs of "Traces of the Gulag", later was incorporated into the cycle of "Mercy forward." Laureate of the magazine "Spark" for the best pictures of the year (1988), winner of the "recognition" of the Administration of the Kaliningrad region for the achievements in the visual arts (1998). Author album "Konigsberg, I'm sorry."
Participated in many solo and group exhibitions in Russia and abroad. Author of several publications in Russian and foreign publications. With D. Vyshemirsky are kept in museums and private collections in Russia, Germany, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, the U.S., France and other countries.
Priority interests: Documentary Photography, Photo metaphysical and visual poetry.
1. It is necessary to send filled questionnaire and e-portfolio to below marked e-mail for application until 05/08/2013
2. Each candidate who becomes a Portfolio –Review participant after preliminary selection will have our e-mail confirmation on the 06/08/2013.
Organizers couldn’t guarantee all participant wishes regarding experts commission staff choice due to experts number and event time are limited and we suppose not more than 16 portfolio to each expert’s consideration.
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