Oliver Sears Gallery, 29 Molesworth St, Dublin 2
10am – Gregory Barker, Hotshoe + Emma Bowkett, Financial Times Magazine.
HOTSHOE is the UK’s leading contemporary photography magazine, published 4 times a year HOTSHOE is repeatedly the first to spot and support innovative work. The accessible features are not only the product of a powerful visual aesthetic, but also strong writing and intelligent design. The multitude of voices and opinion that makes up Hotshoe include some of the most important names in photography today, writing in one of the few truly independent publications.
11am – The Jolly Spirit: Federica Chiocchetti, on the Photocaptionist.
Join us for Federica Chiocchetti’s presentation on her current project Photocaptionist, a photo- literary online platform that combines words and images launched last June at photocaptionist.com Federica Chiocchetti is a researcher in photography and fictions at the University of Westminster. Chiocchetti is a photography consultant and independent curator, currently working on the exhibition ‘Amateur Unconcern’around the theme of WW1 & the archive, featuring material from the Archive of Modern Conflict, for the Hungarian Month of Photography (as part of the European Month of Photography EMoP) in Budapest in November 2014.
12pm – Paul Gaffney in conversation with Christiane Monarchi.
Paul Gaffney discusses his current exhibition and working philosophy with Christiane Monarchi of Photomonitor UK. Gaffney’s exhibition ‘We make the Path by Walking’ is on display at the Oliver Sears Gallery until Jul 31st. (p.57)
2pm – Jan Rosseel: Belgian Autumn. In conversation with Moritz Neumuller.
Join us on a unique opportunity to converse with Jan Rosseel about his work ‘Belgium Autumn’, and his fantastic photobook designed by Teun van der Heijden.
3pm – Jim Casper: Lensculture.
￼Jim Casper is Editor and Publisher of LensCulture, an online photography network and resource for contemporary photography. Jim will talk about the LensCulture awards, and will discuss about the present and future of photography, focusing on recent success stories and how the Internet has become an essential tool for these.
4pm – Panel Discussion: On Festivals.
Join us for a conversation with Festival Directors on their role promoting artists and discovering new work, and about the challenges faced with constant budget cuts. We will learn about each of the participants festivals and their latest discoveries.
Participants: Ângela Berlinde, Encontros da Imagem. Dieter Neubert, FotobookFestival Kassel. Krzysztof Candrowicz, Fotofestiwal. Louise Clements, Format Festival. Manolis Moresopoulos, Athens Photo Festival. Mindaugas Kavaliauskas, Kaunas Photo. Moritz Neumüller, PhotoIreland. Chaired by Christiane Monarchi.