LANDSKRONA FOTO FESTIVAL 2016 : Sweden Invitation To Portfolio Review

The Landskrona Foto Festival 2016: Ten days of exhibitions, photo books, seminars, portfolio reviews, artist talks and more. The city of Landskrona, Sweden, founded in 1413, is on the coast of Skåne, between Malmö and Helsingborg, diagonally across the Sound is Copenhagen.

Landskrona Foto Festival again invites photographers to their portfolio review. The primary purpose is the show will lead to offers to the participating photographers to exhibit their pictures at festivals and events around the world. Previous years have seen good results, with participants having been invited to festivals in Derby, Leipzig, Dublin and Athens as a direct result of taking part in the review. Several photo books have also been published.

This year’s reviewers together select the »Best Portfolio«, allowing the winner to take part in the official exhibition program during Landskrona Foto Festival 2017. 2014’s winner was Johan Österholm from Malmö and 2015’s winner was Johan Willner from Stockholm. The selected photographers will be paired with 7 out of the Reviewers listed below for 20 minute sessions:


Anastasia Lebikhova (RU), Independent curator in Moscow, Russia
Alison Nordstrom (US), Curator at the photo festival in Lodz, Poland
Alnis Stakle (LV), Curator at the photo festival in Riga, Latvia
Andrei Liankevich (BY), Curator at the photo festival in Minsk, Belarus
Laura Toots (EST), Curator at the photo festival in Tallinn, Estonia
Lars Willlumeit (CH), Curator at the photo festival in Krakow, Poland
Christof Tannert (DE), Artistic director at the Kunstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin, German
Andrey Martynov (RU), Curator the photo festival in Novosibirsk, Russia
Holly Roussell (CH), Independent curator and Prix Elysée Coordinator, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
Einar Falur Ingolfsson (IS), Independent curator in Reykjavik, Iceland
Elizabeth Avedon (US), Independent curator and contributor L’Oeil de la Photographie
Michael Weir (UK), Curator at the photo festival in Belfast, Ireland

Date: Saturday 20 August 2016. Time: 10.00–17.00.
Price: SEK 2,500 including VAT (aprox. $300.90 U.S.), entry to the Festival’s International Seminar on 19 August and a weekend festival pass. Deadline for applications: 1 July 2016. You will be notified of whether or not your application is accepted by 15 July. 

Applications should be sent to: portfolioreview@landskronafoto.org

Instructions: Attach your digital portfolio and a detailed text in Swedish or English to your application. About 20 pictures is a reasonable number, to be sent as a pdf. Don’t forget to include your contact details on the first page of the PDF. The winning PDF will be displayed during the festival. It is therefore important that it contains the exact same images that you will be showing to the reviewers.

Nina Grundemark is in charge of the Festival’s Portfolio Review. Ms. Grundemark is the Owner and Managing Director, Grundemark Nilsson Gallery, Berlin and  Stockholm.

The Landskrona Foto Festival Portfolio Review is arranged with support by Iaspis – The Swedish Arts Grants Committeé’s International Programme for Visual Artists.

Artistic Directors Christian Caujolle and Jenny Nordquist

The new Artistic Directors for the 2016 Landskrona Foto Festival are internationally renowned curator and author, Christian Caujolle; and the Landskrona born photographer and gallery owner, Jenny Nordquist. The Landskrona Foto Festival 2016: Ten days of exhibitions, photo books, seminars, portfolio reviews, artist talks and more here.

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