Athens Photo Festival 2019


Athens Photo Festival 2019
The Athens Photo Festival, true to its long-standing commitment, will celebrate for one more year photography and contemporary visual culture in Greece.

The Athens Photo Festival 2019 is inaugurated on Thursday, June 13 at the Benaki Museum/Pireos 138. This year’s Festival comprises photographic artwork, videos and installations by 132 emerging and established artists from 30 countries, encouraging artistic, social and political dialogue, as well as experimentation with related media. The Festival’s exhibition program is spread at the two floors of the Benaki Museum, as well as in 10 more venues in Athens.

Α wide range of activities –screenings, educational programs, talks, performances, social networking projects and parallel events– is at the core of this year’s programming, composing a dynamic platform that shows up contemporary photography practice and integration with the cultural community at large.

International experts and photographers are invited from all around the world, rendering the Festival an opportunity for gathering and cooperation of cultural bodies and institutions from different countries, aiming to artistic synergies and exchange.

For the Athens Photo Festival detailed program click HERE

Opening: Thursday, June 13 at 8:30 p.m. – Benaki Museum/Pireos 138
Visiting hours: Thursday & Sunday 10:00-18:00, Friday & Saturday 10:00-22:00
Entrance is free for the opening night.

XpatAthens is proud to be a Media Sponsor Of The Athens Photo Festival