ROSPAPE Jean-François - FRANCE /
Director L'imagerie, Lannion
Languages : French & English
4/07 morning & 5/07 morning
Jean-François Rospape founded the ‘Mai-Photographies-Quimper’ festival and ran it until 1996. He is now artistic director of the gallery L'Imagerie-Lannion and curator of the Estivales Photographiques du Trégor, a series of themed exhibitions in Brittany. In 2010 the exhibition, on an animal theme, was entitled ‘Our Friends’, with contributions from, amongst others, Michel Van den Eeckhoudt, Giacomo Brunelli and Bertrand Desprez. In 2011 the title was ‘The World as seen from their Bedroom’, with Thibaut Cuisset, Jurgen Nefzger and Eric Dessert. In 2012, ‘Human Conditions’ with Joakim Eskildsen, Edith Roux and Xiao Zhang. During the year the gallery hosts monographic exhibitions of recognized contemporary artists such as Bernard Plossu, Georges Rousse, Alain Fleischer or William Klein, and also the work of young photographers. Laurent Millet, Pascal Mirande, and Isabelle Vaillant had their first (or nearly first) exhibitions there.
L'Imagerie has three exhibition rooms in a total area of more than 500m2 (5,400 sq. ft.) and is supported by the City of Lannion, the Conseil Général des Côtes d'Armor, the Conseil Régional de Bretagne and the French Ministry of Culture and Communication (Drac Bretagne).
ROTTEVEEL Marga - NETHERLANDS /
Independant curator - Photorevolt
3/07 afternoon & 4/07 afternoon
Marga Rotteveel (1966), studied photography at the Art Academy St.Joost in Breda, the Netherlands. Rotteveel worked a couple of years as a photographer and for the last fourteen years as a curator. She started at Photofestival Naarden as one of the curators, and in a later edition of the festival she became the creative director. Furthermore she is a lecture at two Art Acadmies in the Netherlands (Master and Bachelor Photography St. Joost, Breda and the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague). She also works as an advisor for several photography committees within the fiels of photography and fine art. Often she works as a jury member and is portfolio reviewer at several photography events. A couple of years ago she started her own independent freelance business (Photorevolt) with the specialty to work with young talented photographers as a curator, advisor and coach. As a curator Rotteveel produced several shows were she worked with young, as well as with established photographers in national and international shows (China, Lishui international Photofestival and ‘DutchDocSpace’ for the New York Photofestival). Rotteveel is always focused on trying to find the best platform for the most talented photographers and projects.
SAMUEL Claude - FRANCE
Gallerist - Galerie Claude Samuel - Paris
Language : French
3/07 morning & 4/07 morning & 6/07 morning
After studying philosophy and law, Claude Samuel developped his carrer in international business. He founded the Claude Samuel gallery in 1986 and has been its director ever since. Very early, in 1990, he organised exhibitions of visual artists.
The gallery went to the Bâle fair un 1996,1997 and 1998. It was also presented at Paris Photo in 1998 and 1999 as well as at l’ARCO in Madrid many times. Claude Samuel organises exhibitions with renown photographers but also young artists. He presents their work and often curates their first solo exhibition. The gallery has exhibited : Shimon Attie, Cendrillon Bélanger, Leandro Berra, Gilles Delmas, Patricia Dreyfus, Thierry Dreyfus, François Fontaine, Isabel Formosa, Christian Gattinoni, Rafaël Goldchain, Jean-Baptiste Huyn, Uchechukwu James-Iroha, Laurence Leblanc, Dominique Maurizi, Gilles Plazy, Isabelle Rozenbaum, Malick Sidibé, Bernadette Tintaud, Paola Yacoub Michel Lasserre... Claude Samuel is most interested in portrait, memory work, absence-presence as well as fine arts photography and documentary photography.
SCHAAP Till - SWITZERLAND /
Consultant / Editeur - Benteli Verlag -
Languages : French, German, English
6/07 afternoon & 7/07 morning
Born in Bern, Switzerland. Studied Art History and Graphic Engineering. For several years director of sales and distribution of art books and photo books in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, France and the United States. Since 1991, director of the publishers Benteli Verlag. Benteli Publish art and photography books. The photo side is an extremely important part of our programme. We publish monographs and thematic works, reportages and fascinating documentaries hitherto unpublished and genuine.
I am responsible for commissioning and acquiring new projects. Our books are displayed at the Frankfurt Book Fair. I am in permanent contact with the authors and photographers, giving them advice and working hand in hand with them. In 2010 we were awarded both the gold and silver medals for the most beautiful book of photographs in Germany (Deutscher Fotobuchpreis). Every year we also publish World Press Photo in French and German. I have an intimate knowledge of both the German and the international market. We work with several other publishing houses, including Schilt publishing, Thames & Hudson, and Hazan.
SCHELHORN Tina - GERMANY
Galerie Lichtblick, Köln
Languages : German & English
2/07 whole day
1986 founded Galerie Lichtblick, which has presented more than 200 exhibitions.
1990-1996 Organisation of festival Internationale Fotoszene Koeln
1995-2001 curator/organizer of festival Internationale Fototage Herten and International Price for Young Photojournalism.
2005 curator/organizer of Internationale Fototage Mannheim/Ludwigshafen - 140 exhibitions with 85 on Contemporary American Photography.
1996-2006 Board of Directors of DGPH (German Society of Photography). Head of Image Section with exhibitions of Dr. Erich Salomon- and Otto-Steinert-Preis on photokina fair.
Portfolio reviewer and exchange with international festivals: Arles/F, Braga/P, Houston/USA, Madrid/E, Milano/I, Noorderlicht/NL, Odense/DK, Perpignan/F, Plovdiv/BG, Portland/USA, Sundsvall/S, Rhubarb/UK, Sao Paulo/BR, Tampere/FI, Lodz/PL, Seoul/ROK, Budapest/H, Athens/GR, Vienna/A and Tbilisi/GE.
Founding member of Festival of Light and European Festivalunion; Member of Oracle – international association of photography curators. Published numerous books and catalogues.
2011 start of Lichtblick-School, Cologne with Wolfgang Zurborn
2012 curator/organizer of Kolga Tbilisi Photo Meeting – June 2012 in Georgia
Websites and exhibition projects Images against War (since 2003) and Images against Walls (since 2009) feature more than 900 international photographers.
SERANI Laura - FRANCE /
Commissariat / Consultante / Directrice artistique
6/07 afternoon & 7/07 whole day
Biography currently being translated.
French version avalaible on the French interface.
SHAUL Matthew - UK
Artistic Director, UH Galleries
Languages : English & French
2/07 afternoon & 3/07 morning
Biography coming soon
SHENAI Jason - UK
Director of Millennium Images
Languages : English & French
5/07 afternoon & 6/07 morning
Jason is founder and director of Millennium Images which specialises in reproduction rights in contemporary photography. Millennium is recognized worldwide as one of the leading image resources in this field, representing the work of more than 700 creative photographers (www.milim.com) Jason has also recently started MilimGallery, the print sales division of Millennium.
Jason is photography judge on The Koestler Awards. He regularly reviews photographers’ portfolios at event such as the Arles Festival, Rhubarb-Rhubarb and many photography institutions such as Speos in Paris and various universities in the UK.
Jason started life as a freelance photographer regularly working for a variety of magazines and newspapers including The Observer and The Sunday Telegraph. In the early 1990s Jason started Inside Eye, a project run within Wandsworth Prison which helped prisoners to document their lives in photography. A highly successful touring exhibition of the work was first shown at The Photographers’ Gallery, London. At around the same time he also started lecturing at Westminster University, running the course on Documentary Photography.
The book Wines of South-West France, is the third in series of collaborations between Jason, as photographer, and the writer Paul Strang. It is published in French by Editions du Rouergue and in English by University of California Press.
SINGH Alexia - USA
Picture editor - Thomson Reuters -
Language : English & French
3/07 afternoon & 4/07 afternoon
Editor in Charge Wider Image Desk
Alexia Singh has worked for Reuters since 1998. She is currently Editor-in-Charge of the Wider Image Desk. She started in London as Assignments Editor for the UK Picture desk directing photographers covering breaking news, sport and features. She then set up the Wider Image desk, running a team of editors packaging Reuters’ global news production for online and magazine clients. In 2005 she expanded the Wider Image desk into Singapore and Paris, where she was based for five years. Singh has worked as an editor on many international assignments for Reuters from the Sydney 2000 Olympics to the recent UK royal wedding, and edited several books, exhibitions and multimedia productions.
STOPIN Raphaëlle - FRANCE /
Photo Curator, Festival d'Hyères / Art director, ArtLigue / Free lance writer
Languages : English, French, Spanish
4/07 afternoon & 5/07 afternoon
Raphaëlle Stopin is a curator and an art critic. For the past ten years, she has been curator in charge of the photographic section for the Hyères festival, bringing together established artists and avant-garde creation. She has notably served as guest curator at The Photographers’ Gallery in London or FNAC Photo Galleries.
She is also art director for ArtLigue, a website and Paris gallery dedicated to art edition.
Her publications include prefaces to the works of Charles Fréger, Joël Tettamanti, Mathieu Bernard-Reymond, Loan Nguyen, Melvin Sokolsky, Cyrille Weiner, Laura Henno and many more. She is a graduate in Art History from the Sorbonne.
SUDER Monica - GERMANY & USA /
Consultant / Picture editor / Teacher
Languages : English, German, French
3/07 afternoon, 4/07 morning, 5/07 morning, 5/07 afternoon
Monica Suder works with the international photographic community as a creative and career coach, consultant, lecturer, panelist and educator.
She brings to her multi-cultural practice over 30 years of professional experience in New York City and San Francisco. She has been an award-winning photo editor, and has worked as a director of photography and consultant to publishers. As an editor, she worked at Magnum Photos, Time-Life, Rolling Stone, Outside and other publications in the US.
As a creative consultant and coach, Monica has been assisting photographers for 15 years in developing outstanding personal work, books and exhibitions in the US and in Europe.
She is an expert at editing portfolios and websites and helps photographers to develop their careers internationally.
Monica Suder taught graduate classes in photography in San Francisco and has been a popular guest lecturer at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
TAPIA Corinne - USA /
Director Sous les Etoiles Gallery, New-York
Languages : English, French
5/07 afternoon, 6/07 morning, 6/07 afternoon
Corinne Tapia, Director of Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, is involved since 20 years in the photography world as a collector and consultant. She is always looking to receive bodies of work suitable for exhibition. Aside from offering criticism and critique of the photography itself, Corinne Tapia can also provide advice and directions in term of promoting projects.
Corinne Tapia also collaborates in portfolio reviews with FotoFest(Houston), ICP (New York), and Les Rencontres d’Arles (France). She initiates exchange artist program with international photo galleries as well. She recently focused on the contemporary Japanese photography with several thematic exhibitions of Japanese photographers with the partnerships of Gallery 21 in Tokyo. Member of TOKYO-GA commissioner’s board in Japan, Corinne Tapia is in charge of this project in U.S.A.
TAVERNIER Gisèle - FRANCE /
Journalist - Le journal des Arts -
Languages : Français, Anglais
4/07 morning, 6/07 morning
Gisèle Tavernier trained in photography (EFET,Paris), and journalism (CFPJ, Paris) after postgraduate studies in Oriental Civilisations at INALCO, (National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations), Paris, and in Sociology at EHESS (Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales), Paris. She has worked in the Japanese media and is a specialist in photographic criticism (Le Journal des Arts, Connaissance des Arts Photo, La Gazette Drouot) and the international art market (photo: Le Journal des Arts, Connaissance des Arts Photo; arts: L’expansion, and Vogue). She has worked as a television director on various cultural magazine programmes for TV5 Monde and France3.
Gisèle Tavernier takes a cosmopolitan interest in the forms photographic expression can take throughout the world and enjoys discovering ‘unformatted’ talent – photographers and artists whose spontaneous work encompasses human as well as aesthetic considerations. She has served on various juries: 2007, École d’Arts Graphiques et d’Architecture de la Ville de Paris; 2009, PhotoEspana festival (Madrid); 2011, Prix SWZ (Zürich); 2008, PhotoBeijing Fair (Beijing) – a conference on the international photography market.
VAN SINDEREN Wim - THE NETHERLANDS /
Curator of the Den Haag Fotomuseum
Languages : English, German, Dutch
4/07 morning & 4/07 afternoon
Wim van Sinderen (b. 1958) began his career in the 1980s as an art journalist and picture editor. From 1992-2001 he was curator of the Kunsthal Rotterdam. Van Sinderen conservator of the photography collection of the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.
The Hague Museum of Photography opened in December 2002 with the successful exhibition Photographers in the Netherlands 1852-2002. Each year the museum aims to present at least four innovative exhibitions focusing both on established names and new talent. The museum works hand in hand with the Special Collections Department of the Leiden University Library, which holds one of the largest and most important collections of historical photographs in Europe.
As a curator Van Sinderen has produced several monographic exhibitions, ranging from historical photographers such as Erwin Blumenfeld, Manuel Alvarez Bravo and Leonard Desiree Dolron, Paolo Ventura, Jasper de Beijer and Erwin Olaf. In 2012 he organised two mid-career retrospectives of the works of Pieter Hugo and Antoine d'Agata.
Wim van Sinderen is an active member of Oracle Photo, an international collaboration of curators of photography.
VERNERET Gilles - FRANCE /
Director - Galerie Le Bleu du Ciel - / Artistic director - Lyon Septembre de la Photographie -
Language : French, English, Italian
6/07 morning, 7/07 morning
Artistic director since 2001 of the Lyon Photography Biennale ‘Lyon septembre de la photographie’. Director of the ‘Bleu du Ciel’ photography centre since 1999, specialising in contemporary photography display. Founder of the Blooworkshops school and workshops, (www.blooworkshops.com) which he has run since 2009. Gilles Verneret teaches at the Université de Savoie (Institute of management). He has published prefaces in many monographs (including Dessert, Konopka, Nori, and Dumas). In 2010 he published a book about American photography The New American Photographic Dream, (Editions Silvana). In 2009, with Gilles Mora: Puzzle of Downfall Children, (Éditions Silvana).
VILAMAJO Jésus et LLORETA Natàlia - SPAIN /
Curator of the international SCAN Tarragona festival
Languages : Spanish & English
Born in Tàrrega, Catalonia in 1963. Jésus Vilamajo lives and works in Lleida, Catalonia. He is a professional photographer and was the founder and Art director of Emergent-Lleida, International Festival of Phtography between 2008-2011. He currently works as the curator of FULL CONTACT, an activity inside SCAN Tarragona Festival to promote emerging artists. He is looking for emerging photographers for this year’s edition of SCAN Tarragona, in october.He is the co-founder of INTERSECCIÓ, a new company to promote cultural and artisitic projects.
Natalià Lloreta is graduate in Audiovisual Comunication (UPF, Barcelona, 2002) and postgraduate in Digital Video (IDEC-UPF, Barcelona, 2007) and Creativity on Advertising (URL, Barcelo,a 2003). She has worked in the professionals office of FiraTàrrega (International Street Theatre Festival), in the organization of a variety of cultural festivals and as freelance in documentary film productions. She is the co-founder of Interseccio, a new company to promote cultural, audiovisual and artisitic projects and the coordinator of FullContact, a portfolio exchange activity inside SCAN Tarragona Festival.
VISSER Hripsimé - THE NETHERLANDS /
Curator of Photography - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Language : French, German, English, Dutch
3/07 afternoon & 4/07 afternoon
Hripsimé Visser is the Curator of Photography at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Hripsime Visser (1954) studied art history at the University of Leiden. She worked as a freelance art historian on projects at the Gemeentemuseum, The Hague. In 1982 she got her Master's degree in contemporary art history, with a focus on the history of photography, at the University of Leiden.
She worked as Lecturer of art history at the teacher training college at ZWN, Delft, was a staff member and member of the editorial board of Perspektief magazine for photography, academic assistant at the History of photography department (University of Leiden), and exhibition planning and educational programme writer for Perspektief foundation for photography. Since 1990 Visser is Curator of photography at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. She published two books about the collection, 100 x Photo in 1996 and Fotografie in het Stedelijk, de geschiedenis van een collectie (Photography at the Stedelijk, the history of a collection) in 2009.
Selected exhibitions Ed van der Elsken (1991), Lewis Baltz/catalogue (1992), Lee Miller (1993)*, Koen Wessing (1993), Hans Aarsman (1994), Anton Corbijn (1994), Peter Hujar*/book (1994), Bertien van Manen (1994), Robert Frank (1995)*, Oscar van Alphen (1995), Emmy Andriesse/book (1996), Gerald van der Kaap (1996), Nan Goldin (1997)*, Vojta Dukat (1997) Boris Mikhailov/catalogue (1998), Thomas Struth/book (1998)*, Katharina Sieverding/catalogue (1998)*, Beat Streuli/Gabriele Basilico/catalogue (2000), Jitka Hanzlova (2001), Footloose (2001), Sam Taylor-Wood/catalogue (2002), Rineke Dijkstra/book (2004) (* co-productions), Facts,Fictions and Stories: two projects by Broomberg & Chanarin (2006)
Selected articles in: : Perspektief Magazine for Photography; Camera Austria; European Photography; Lexicon Geschiedenis van de Nederlandse Fotografie; Kunstschrift; Bulletin Stedelijk Museum; Vrij Nederland; Dictionary of Art (Macmillan,, London); Veronica's Revenge (ed. Elizabeth Janus, Scalo, Zurich, etc. 1998); Ed van der Elsken, Fotografie+Film 1949-1990 (Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, 2000), Dutch Eyes, a critical history of Dutch Photography (Zwolle Waanders 2007)Various (international) editorial, administrative and educational responsibilities.
VROEGE Bas - THE NETHERLANDS
Consultant / Artistic director / Teacher / Director - Paradox -
Languages : Dutch, English, French, German
3/07 morning, 4/07 morning, 6/07 morning
Bas Vroege (b. 1958) studied economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam and photography at Academie Sint-Joost in Breda. He was editor in chief of Perspektief Magazine (1980-1995). Since 1993 he is director of Paradox.
Paradox produces photography related projects (exhibitions, books, films, websites) driven by a social agenda. Among the projects realized are: 'Go No Go' (on migration in Europe, 2003, photography: Ad van Denderen), 'The Last Days of Shishmaref' (on global warming with filmmaker Jan Louter and photographer Dana Lixenberg, 2008), 'We Are The World' (on consumerism, 2010) and 'ANGRY' (on radicalization of youth, 2011). In 2011-2012 Paradox launched 'Via PanAm' with photographer Kadir van Lohuizen (iPad App) as well as projects with photographer/filmmaker Hans van der Meer ('The Netherlands - of the shelf'), journalist Antoinette de Jong and photographer Robert Knoth on the worldwide effects of the destabilisation of Afghanistan ('POPPY') and 'Offside' on Nagorno Karabakh (with writer/historian Arthur Huizinga and photographer Dirk-Jan Visser).
'POPPY - Trails of Afghan Heroin', 'The Netherlands - of the shelf' and 'Offside - Football in Exile' are exhibitions as well as book titles co-published with YdocPublishing. YdocPublishing is part of the activities of the YdocFoundation, a not for profit that was established in 2012 with the aim of promoting independent documentary production.
Bas Vroege teaches editorial and curatorial practice at the Masters in Film and Photographic Studies (University Leiden, The Netherlands). He joined the Supervisory Board of World Press Photo in 2006 and acts as an advisor to the Three Shadows Photography Art Centre in Beijing.
VROONS Erik - THE NETHERLANDS
Chief editor - GUP Magazine - Amsterdam
Languages : Dutch, English, German, Spanish (a little)
3/07 whole day, 4/07 afternoon
MA Mediastudies (University of Amsterdam, 2001) & MA Photographic Studies (University Leiden, 2009). I was curator for an exhibition of Dutch-Turkish photographer Ahmet Polat, at Breda Photofestival 2008. Since then, I have collaborated with Ahmet Polat in a documentary on Turks of African Descent, leading to a publication and several exhibitions, both in Turkey and The Netherlands. In 2009, I was the author of an essay on Magnum-photographer Leonard Freed (Indonesians in Holland)
I am currently Chief editor of international photography magazine GUP, based in Amsterdam.GUP Magazine is a bimonthly, internationally distributed magazine, available in over 20 countries worldwide. GUP devotes each issue to a specific theme, featuring every angle of photography. From extensive portfolios of respected photographers and young talent to a complete international gallery and museum exhibition guide. This, and more, makes GUP a smart and inspirational guide for photographers, professionals in the business and all those interested in the art of photography.
VUOMA Laura - FINLAND /
Picture editor Photo Raw Magzine
Language : Anglais
4/07 afternoon & 6/07 afternoon
Born 1978, living and working in Helsinki, Finland. Studied photography in the University of Art and Design in Finland and photojournalism in the School of Media and Journalism in Århus, Denmark. Since 2006 has been working as a photo editor for Finnish content agency Alma 360. Since 2011 has been working as a photo editor and member of the editorial board for Photo Raw Magazine. Photo Raw is an awarded, high-quality magazine that focuses on documentary photography and photojournalism. It is published quarterly in Finland and distributed worldwide. The magazine provides an internationally respected platform for photographers to publish long photo essays. Photo Raw has published several renowned photographers, for example Jodi Bieber, Loretta Lux, Lauren Greenfield, Paolo Pellegrin, Barbara Davidson, Laura Pannack and Anastasia Taylor-Lind. Alongside established photographers the magazine is looking for works from emerging talents. We are interested in photo essays and long term photography projects with a strong personal insight rather than news reportages. Photo Raw is also looking for multimedia projects to be published online.
WARHURST Caroline - GB /
Language : English
4/07 morning & 5/07 morning
Caroline Warhurst worked at Manchester Studies and the Documentary Photography Archive from 1976 to 1988 commisioning new work from, among others, Martin Parr, Clement Cooper and Tom Wood. Running of a photography gallery in Manchester and initiating exhibitions from the archive on a local community level as well as national touring exhibitions.
Since 1996 a partner of Dewi Lewis Publishing. Its authors include a number of leading British and international photographers such as Martin Parr, Simon Norfolk, William Klein, Paolo Pellegrin, Sergio Larrain, Frank Horvat and Bruce Gilden. The aim of the company is to bring to the attention of a wider public, accessible but challenging contemporary photography by both established and lesser known practitioners.
The company has a worldwide distribution network and is recognised as one of the leading photographic publishers in the world. It publishes around 18 new titles each year.
Dewi Lewis Publishing works in close collaboration with a number of European publishers and is a founding member of The European Publishers Award for Photography, which is now its 19th year.
Caroline Warhurst is interested in seeing projects that have the potential to become publications. The project does not have to be complete or presented in the format of a book. Interested in all subject areas apart from nude photography, fashion or illustrative travel photography.
WATSON Hannah - UK /
Artistic director / Publisher - Trolley Books -
Languague : English
4/07 afternoon, 5/07 afternoon, 6/07 afternoon
Hannah Watson joined Trolley in 2005, and is currently Managing Editor of Trolley Books and Director of Trolley Gallery. Her background is in contemporary art, and after studying History of Art at UCL, worked for online contemporary art gallery Londonart.co.uk organising exhibitions and as Editor of the online magazine. This was followed by an internship at the Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice. A focus on photography lead to current position at Trolley. Trolley Books are known for predominantly reportage photography titles, often focusing on underexposed issues, from conflicts to unique stories in photojournalism, as well as in contemporary art.
Trolley has produced numerous respected and important books by photographers, among them Philip Jones Griffiths’s “Agent Orange – Collateral Damage in Viet Nam’, Paolo Pellegrin’s ‘Double Blind’, Stanley Greene’s ‘Open Wound’, Nick Waplington's 'You Love Life', Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin's 'Ghetto', and most recently Alixandra Fazzina's 'A Million Shillings - Escape from Somalia.' In 2005 Trolley Books received a special commendation from the Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards for its outstanding contribution to photography book publishing. Trolley Gallery's program concentrates on presenting emerging artists and those who haven't shown in the UK before.
WOMBELL Paul - GB /
Curator Mois de la Photo, Montréal 2013
Language : English
4/07 morning, 5/07 morning
Paul Wombell is an independent curator and writer on photography living in London (UK). He has been the Director of Impressions Gallery, York (1986-1994), Director of The Photographers’ Gallery, London (1994-2005) and Festival Director of the Hereford Photography Festival (2006-2007). He was a Visiting Professor at the University of Sunderland (2002-2007). Since 2010 he has been advising the gallery Brancolini Grimaldi, London on their artistic programme.
He has curated exhibitions for the annual photographic festival PHotoEspaña in Madrid and for FotoGrafia Festival Internazionale di Roma. In 2013 he will be the Guest Curator for the Le Mois of Photo á Montréal.
He regularly writes for publications and magazines. He has edited six books on photography: The 70s: Photography and Everyday Life (2009) co-edited with Sergio Mah; Local: The End of Globalization (2007); Sportscape, The Evolution of Sports Photography (2000); Photovideo, Photography in the Age of the Computer, (1991); The Globe, (1989) and Battle, Passchendaele 1917 (1981).
ZOLLNER Manfred - GERMANY
Journalist / Picture editor
Languages : English, French, German
5/07 morning & 6/07 morning
Born in Munich in 1960; Degree in Mass Communications at Munich University; Working as a film critic and Editor at several film magazines till 1991; photo editor at German fotoMAGAZIN; Editor in Chief of Photo Technik International 2004-2006; Since 2006 Managing Editor at fotoMAGAZIN; Author of the book „Out of Focus statt Autofocus“ on photography trends in the 90s. Currently living and working in Hamburg.