Sunday, April 20, 2008

2008 NY Photo Festival

The press release as described on Shoot! the blog:
Founded by Daniel Power and Frank Evers, and a joint initiative of powerHouse Books and VII Photo Agency, the New York Photo Festival will be the first international-level Festival of photography to be based in the U.S., with the ambition of documenting the future of photography in all its forms. For the inaugural edition (May 14-18, 2008) of this new annual event, a group of internationally respected curators have been selected to deliver their personal vision of the newest and most important trends in contemporary photography: Magnum photographer Martin Parr, The New York Times Magazine picture editor Kathy Ryan, Lesley A. Martin of the Aperture Foundation, and Tim Barber of In addition to the curated pavilions, the Festival will offer visitors an extensive range of activities that will generate dialogue and buzz among all the communities of photo professionals, amateurs, students, and aficionados of art and culture: seminars, portfolio reviews, slide shows, book signings, photographic workshops, live performances and events, and a gallery row. The New York Photo Festival will be headquartered in DUMBO.

Head over to the New York Photo Festival website and take a look. The submission deadline is Monday April 21 by 6pm (EST).
The Award ceremony will be held on May 16th and will feature 16 category winners, 32 honorable mentions and student awards.

Submit your work!!

Watch the New York Photo Festival advertisement by DUMBO residents and famed Sprint commercial directors the Snorri Bros.