Copenhagen Photo Festival
6. - 16. Juni 2019
The festival center is open during the whole festival period and consists of both photographers and visual artists, who have been invited to exhibit and photographers and visual artists, who have been selected from an open call. The festival center is curated by Copenhagen Photo Festival’s programme committee, and the exhibitions show both fine art photograpy and documentary photography. During the whole festival period visitors can also participate in guided tours, workshops and screenings.
The festival center has been located in different areas of Copenhagen, Bremerholm, Carlsberg Byen and Østerbro among others. The festival center presents both indoor and outdoor exhibitions, including the Copenhagen Photo Festival’s mobile exhibition space, FRAME.
The Censored Exhibition
The Censored Exhibition has been a part of Copenhagen Photo Festival’s programme since 2012. The exhibition, which is presented in the festival center, is a group show that presents works chosen by a jury based on an open call. The jury consists of both a curator, a critic and an artist, one representing the festival. In 2019 the jury consisted of Claire Gould, curator at HAM – Helsinki Art Museum, Elisa Medde, managing editor at Foam Magazine, and Balder Olrik, visual artist and art critic
The works chosen for The Censored Exhibition all fall in the genre of fine art photography, and it is Copenhagen Photo Festival’s aim to present contemporary international photo art from the past three years. In 2019 the following artists where exhibited: Adam Jandrup (DK), Alex Marchis (RO), Andreas Till (DE), Anna Cherednikova (RU/ES), Annika Björndotter (SE), Charles Xelot (FR), Christian Guldager (DK), Claudio Verbano (IT/DE), Dieter Schamne (DE), Eric Tabuchi (FR), Erlend Berge (NO), Gerlinde Miesenboeck (AT/DE), Kasper Christiansen (DK), Lars Daniel (DK), Ludovica Bastianini (IT), Martin Magntorn (SE), Martin Tscholl (DE), Paola Ruvioli (IT), Philip Gath (DK), Qian Jin (CN), Sofie Pihl (DK), Stepan Chubaev (RU), Tommaso Sacconi (IT/US), Torkil Gudnason (DK/US) and Vanja Bucan (SI/DE).
On the last day of the festival, selected works from the exhibition will be up for auction in collaboration with the renowned auction house Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers. The idea behind the auction is to focus on the many qualities of photo art as well as give established as well as new collectors the opportunity to acquire hand-picked photo art from all over the world.