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New York Photo Festival 2008

The First International Photography Festival in the United States

The First International Photography Festival in the United States

Photography, one of the most important visual media of our lives, has been surprisingly uncelebrated, particularly in the United States. New York City, home to the most influential commercial and fine art photography community, has lacked—until now—a large-scale event dedicated to photography.

powerHouse Books and VII Photo Agency have joined forces to launch the new, annual New York Photo Festival, the first international-level festival of photography to be based in the U.S.

The inaugural New York Photo Festival (May 14–May 18, 2008) promises to deliver a dynamic, high-quality event in what is arguably the photographic capital of the world. The festival will celebrate both contemporary photography and the creative, inspirational talents of the people who produce this work.

The New York Photo Festival will be headquartered in DUMBO, an off-the-beaten-track, but easily accessible neighborhood on the Brooklyn waterfront between the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges.

written by ouroborosx

2 comments

  1. xbalboax

    xbalboax

    ya this sounds awesome, i just found about it yesterday, which sucks cus i would have loved to submitted some photos, and even attend but i cant, if anyone goes let me know how it is

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  2. graefin

    graefin

    Ooooh a friend of mine is in NYC - but she arrives on Saturday and I'm afraid that jetlag and everything else will prevent her from going to the exhibition :(

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