IZONE Creative Community in Kyiv, Ukraine is pleased to announce the 2nd Kyiv International Festival of Photo Books!
This one day event being held on Sunday September 15th from 11:00am-11:00pm will feature both local and international photographers, publishers and galleries, with organisations such as MOKSOP (Museum of Kharkiv School of Photography) and Rodovid Press lined up to take part.
Director of the festival, Dmitriy Krakovich shares: “The goal of the festival is developing a communication between authors-photographers and publishers from one side, and broad circles of art lovers and photography art lovers in Ukraine.”
Coming at a good time for Ukrainian photographers, as image-makers such as Victor and Sergey Kochetov, Viacheslav Poliakov, and Sergey Melnitchenko attract international audiences, it’s a chance to both throw the spotlight on interesting Ukrainian photobooks, and allow the local population to see good international work. The festival will also include a programme of lectures and and events.
This festival is for those who appreciate or are interested in artistic photography, modern or classical. Who wants to turn pages of various books with works of photo art, collected on one day at one place, or to buy a book, for yourself or for a gift. Who wants to chat directly with publishers of these books and photographers. Who wants to listen to thematic lectures or to join other events that will be held within the festival. The central event of the festival is a fair of photo books from Ukrainian and foreign publishing houses, art galleries and book stores specializing in such literature, as well as directly from photographers who have published their art photo books.