Athens Photo Festival
Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
May 01 – June 31, 2015, group exhibition
Athens Photo Festival is the leading international festival of photography in Southeastern Europe. Exploring issues relevant to our times, our programmes work internationally, nationally and locally, encompassing a variety of activities that aim at fostering a critical understanding of contemporary culture and society through photography and related media.
Athens Photo Festival is a member of the European Month of Photography (EMoP), a network comprised of photography festivals in 8 European capitals – Athens, Berlin, Budapest, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Luxembourg, Paris and Vienna – that aims to foster collaboration on joint projects within a European context.
The PhotoBook Exhibition
Celebrating the growth of the photobook within photographic practice
In recognition of the increasing importance of the photobook within contemporary photographic practice, Athens Photo Festival is introducing a new specific exhibition dedicated to the form of book.
The Festival is pleased to present a selection of over 370 new photobooks from all over the world, including photobooks independently or commercially published and distributed, handmade, self-published, book dummies, exhibition catalogues, zines and limited edition photography books, etc.