Photolux festival, Director, Italy

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Enrico Stefanelli is a photographer, journalist, curator and teaches photography in workshops.
He was the founder and, for 7 years, the artistic director of the international festival of photography and video art “Lucca Photo Fest” which was established in 2005 and currently the founder and artistic director of Photolux Festival the biennial of photography in Lucca.
He has conceived “Faces – Portraits in the 20th Century” exhibition and curated several exhibitions. Since 2010 he is the Italian curator of Epea, European Photo Exhibition Award. This is a project for the development of young talents in photography developed in collaboration between four European foundations.
He has written articles and contributions on photography for several catalogs, books and magazines. He has been appointed as an expert for portfolio reviews for: - Les Rencontres d'Arles - Unique Artistic Director of the Festival to Italy - CENTER - Santa Fe - Colorado (USA) - Kaunas Festival - Lithuania - Eyes in Progress - France - Fotografia Euopea – Italy He has been appointed as member of the Jury for: - Kaunas Festival – Lithuania - Lens Culture – Olanda - The Manuel Riverta-Ortiz Foundation Grant - Lugano Photo Days - Switzerland - FOTODOC Center for Documentary Photography at Sakharov center – Russia He was member of the Nominating committee for the Joop Swart Masterclass until 2018.
He is member of the Nominating committee for the «6 x 6» at World Press Photo Foundation.
He’s a member of the Board of Trustee of The Manuel Ortiz Rivera-The Foundation For Documentary Film & Photography.
Enrico Stefanelli is also a nominator for Leica Oscar prizes and for Prix Pictet.
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  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture