Kyotographie – 1st International Photography Festival

Kyoto ·

13.04.13 → 06.05.13

Kyotography, the international photography festival presents exhibitions in ten unique Kyoto sites, Kyoto’s national treasures, historic buildings, as well as contemporary architecture representative of the modern Japanese style.
The first edition of the festival offers, regardless of genre or nationality, a selection of high quality photographs, videos and mixed visual works.
Kyoto being a busy student city, Kyotography also organizes an educational program in collaboration with universities, as well as events with citizen participation, and special conferences and workshops.
Retrospective exhibitions, tributes to an established photographer from Japan or abroad.
First exhibition of works by emerging photographers and videographers.
The legacy of photography by Japanese or international photographers.
Presentation of photography books and documentary films.

Featured artists
Eikoh Hosoe
Onishi Seiwemon
Shiro Takatani
Tadashi Ono
The Golden Age of Japanese photography (1860 -1875) First photographs in Japan from the Christian polak collection
ChaNeL / Nexus hall presents Naoki
Malick Sidibé
kate Barry
Nicolas Bouvier
+ Students from École Nationale Supérieure de la photographie d’arles

Photo credits

Photo in Front: © Hosoe Eikoh

© Kate Barry

© Malick Sidibé

© Marie Sommer

© Nicolas Bouvier




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Marie-Laure Girardon
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Press Kit (pdf)