program

Location:

 

Panoptikon Fotografins hus: Slupskjulsvägen 26 c

Mindepartementet:

Slupskjulsvägen 26 b

 

Opening time:

 

Friday 11/9 - 17:00-19:00

Saturday 12/9 - 12:00-16:00

Sunday 13/9 - 12.00-16.00

 

Map

International Photobook Festival, Stockholm 2015

FESTIVAL PROGRAM

 

Friday 11/9:

 

Opening of the exhibition "Love and War in Ukraine", introducing ten contemporary ukrainian photographers. Curators: Misha Pedan & Anton Ivanov.

Location: Panoptikon Fotografins Hus (Slupskjulsvägen 26C)

Opening hours: 17-19 (Saturday & Sunday between 12-16)

 

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Saturday 12/9:

 

Seminars and presentations of the shortlisted dummies from Spine Dummy Award. Also displaying a selection of works from the 2015 course The Photographic Artist's Book, Kungl. Konsthögskolan conducted by Björn Larsson.

Location: Mindepartementet (Slupskjulsvägen 26B)

Opening hours: 12-16

 

Timetable:

 

12.00 - 12.45: Kirill Golovchenko

 

Born in Ukraine, now working between Hamburg and Odessa - Kirill Golovchenko depicts everyday occurrences, places and phenomena in Eastern Europe by using suggestive and mysterious connotations. His latest photobook Bitter Honeydew about travelling fruit vendors near the Black Sea was given the European Publishers Award for Photography (EPAP) 2014.

 

12.45 - 13.30: BREAK

 

13.30 - 14.15: Riot Books (Veronica Fieiras & Ilkin Huseynov)

 

The spanish-Azerbaijan independent publishing house Riot Books has since 2013 been producing and publishing an abundance of handmade limited edition artist's books. Books that has attracted a great deal of attention and rewards. From Shilo Groups Euromaidan with its testimony from the heart of the demonstrations that developed to the far-reaching revolution we are now wittnessing i Ukraine, to Daniel Mayrits You Haven't Seen Their Faces, that set out from the riots that swept through London back in 2011. Needless to say, confrontation seems to be a recurrent theme in most of the works Riot Book has published the last couple of years.

 

14.30 - 15.15: Ania Nalęcka & Rafal Milach

 

The graphic designer Ania Nalęcka and photographer Rafal Milach are both based in Warszawa, Poland. Nalęcka is the founder of Tapir Book Design and member of Sputnik Photo collective. Her work has reached worldwide acknowledgement due to its quality and innovative treatment of the photobook. Several celebrated photobooks can also be found in Milach's resumé, books like 7 Rooms, a work about young Russians, a generation having one foot in old Soviet Union and the other in Putins federation. Ania and Rafals collaboration has resulted in a long succession of highly acclaimed photobooks, among them: Milach's 7 Rooms and Distant Place by Sputnik Photos.

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Sunday 13/9:

 

Symposium - a closing discussion regarding the dichotomy between west and the east, how it's constructed and sustained within the discourse of contemporary photography in Europe.

Location: Mindepartementet (Slupskjulsvägen 26B)

Opening hours: 12-16

 

Participants:

 

Sergiy Lebedynskyy (Shilo Group)

Kirill Golovchenko

Ania Nalęcka

Rafal Milach

Veronica Fieiras

Ilkin Huseynov

 

Moderator: Irina Sandomirskaja - Phd Professor School of Culture and Education at Södertörns Högskola, Stockholm

 

Timetable:

 

12.00 - 13.00: Symposium, part 1

 

13.00 - 13.30: BREAK

 

13.30 - 14.30: Symposium, part 2

 

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All items on the programme are admission free