As part of its first program of exhibitions and events, the Institut pour la photographie organises the first edition of OPEN FOLIO, two days of free portfolios, open to the public. Among the 70 files received, thirty photographers from the Region were invited to present their work in the exhibition spaces of the Institut pour la photographie.
OPEN FOLIO # 1 is aimed at both professionals in the field of photography and the arts as well as an audience fired by curiosity. We invite you to discover thirty projects as diverse, selected for their originality and relevance and to take this opportunity to meet the artists :
The expert commitee :
Marta Gili, Director of ENSP, Arles
Born in Barcelona, Marta Gili is an art critic and curator. She was Director of the Jeu de Paume in Paris from 2006 to 2018 and is the director of the École nationale supérieure de la photographie d’Arles since July 2019.
Marta Gili has organized numerous monographic and thematic exhibitions, both in the field of historical photography and in contemporary photography and video.
Etienne Hatt, journalist, Paris
Graduate of Sciences-Po Paris and Paris 1 University, Master 1 in Art History under the direction of Michel Poivert on History in Contemporary Photography, Etienne Hatt is currently Deputy Editor of the journal Artpress, monthly review of contemporary art criticism.
Daniel Blochwitz, Artistic Director of Photo Basel and independent curator
Born in Germany, is an independent curator and visual artist working in photography. He has taught art and photography at various universities in the United States and Europe and has worked in different art galleries mainly in New York and the last four as the director of the Galerie Edwynn Houk in Zürich. Since 2015, he has been primarily working as an independent photo curator and is also artistic director of Photo Basel. He lives and works in Zürich, Switzerland.
Marie Papazoglou, independent curator, Bruxelles
An art historian and a trained museologist, Marie Papazoglou has worked as general curator for exhibitions at the Le Botanique Center in Brussels for almost eight years, with a program firmly anchored in contemporary photography.
Currently an independent curator, she builds exhibition projects around the visual arts, with a focus on emerging creation. Since September 2019 she is in charge of the artistic direction of Greylight Projects in Brussels.