Thursday, April 15, 2010

GuatePhoto Festival

The inaugural GuatePhoto Festival will take place from July 6 - July 31, 2010 in Guatemala City. The Festival aims to promote contemporary photography and provide an opportunity for uprising talent to be seen.

There is an open call which lead to the selection of 15 photographers to be seen in the main exhibition.

The Festival will take place at the Museum of Modern Art in Guatemala City.

The concept of GuatePhoto originated as a response to the festivals and discussions on photography being developed in the present time on an international level. Although many activities focused on photography are being held in Guatemala, it is through GuatePhoto that this country has the opportunity to create an international Festival dedicated to Photography.

Please visit the GuatePhoto's website to read more about this great new festival.

A must read for everyone interested in photography is also La Fototeca Guatemala, a blog dedicated to contemporary photography.

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