PORTFOLIO REVIEW

Do you know that you take good photographs, and you are determined to materialize them in an exhibition, a photobook or simply need an expert opinion that can help you improve your project?

For the third time at the festival, the program of activities includes a Portfolio Review session, where 24 participants will be able to show their project to 12 experts in the field of photography, gallery owners, curators, festival directors, critics, editors… You will spend 15 minutes with each of the viewers for 3 hours, receiving inputs and constructive comments on your work. 

In addition, in the case of being selected for the viewing, you will have the possibility of receiving prizes that will help you to continue learning, producing or exhibiting your work. 

Check the rules, meet the viewers, and participate in the third Portfolio Review of the festival. 

If this is the first time you submit to a viewing, maybe you are about to broaden your horizon, to know yourself better, to know how to improve your project… but you have many doubts: What do you want to get, what can or should you present and how to do it, how and to whom to address… and surely many more. 

Here you have an article by Magdalena Ramírez for Clavoardiendo that surely can be useful for you.

You can also consult our specific bases. 

What are you waiting for? You have time to sign up until July 15.

OUR JURY

The visionaries are people linked to the world of art and photography, gallerists, festival directors, editors and curators of recognized prestige in the European contemporary photographic field.

Onofre Bachiller

Onofre Bachiller

Freelance curator and graphics editor at Zoom

Onofre Bachiller

Freelance curator and graphics editor at Zoom

Onofre Bachiller

Freelance curator and graphics editor at Zoom

His works have been awarded at different biennials in Europe and Barcelona, shown in Arles, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Barcelona and other places in the Spanish geography. Among his editorial publications it is worth highlighting Fotomatón (Voluntary Assignment of Identity), a project on portraiture and identity (long-term 1987-2000 published in 2014). Onofre defines his personal work as performative photography.

From 2009 to the present, he has worked professionally as a graphic editor for the Zoom news agency and has curated "Mirades de Dona" (Andorra 2016). Viewer at Full Contact (SCAN 2016 and 2018 Tarragona) and Visa pour l’ Image - Perpignan (2017, 2018, 2019) as well as viewer at Revela’T 2021.

Rafa Badia

Rafa Badia

Graphic editor and professor esp. in photographic narrative

Rafa Badia

Graphic editor and professor esp. in photographic narrative

Rafa Badia

Graphic editor and professor esp. in photographic narrative

Graphic editor, photographer and professor specialized in photographic narrative and documentary photography. Graduated in Information Sciences (Audiovisual Communication) from the Complutense University of Madrid in 1987. His professional life has focused on the field of photographic image, working as a photo journalist, graphic editor for travel magazines and, since 2002, as a teacher and lecturer at photography schools and universities in Spain.

As an author, his speciality is street photography. He has published three photobooks: A Barcelona (2009), Barcelona Blues (2015) and Años en plata (2021). He has lived in Barcelona since 1994. (Born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 1964).

Vicenç Boned

Vicenç Boned

Collector and founder of Galeria Tagomago

Vicenç Boned

Collector and founder of Galeria Tagomago

Vicenç Boned

Collector and founder of Galeria Tagomago

Collector and founder of the Tagomago Gallery. The collection includes more than 500 photographs and more than 1,000 books. Between 2009 and 2015, in Barcelona and Paris, the Tagomago Gallery held 50 exhibitions dedicated exclusively to contemporary photography, and attended fairs such as MadridFoto, Swab Barcelona, Photo Off Paris, Unseen Amsterdam, MIA Milano. The Tagomago Gallery represented artists such as Cristina de Middel, Carlos Pérez Siquier, Patrick Bailly-Maître-Grand and Liu Bolin. Member of the Promotion Committee of the National Photography Plan of the Government of Catalonia.

Bonedbooks is his new project in a format that is more like a consultancy than an art gallery and where he wants to share his passion for this language and its authors, in the widest and most eclectic way.

Natàlia Chocarro

Natàlia Chocarro

Art Advisor to the President's Office of the Fundació Vila Casas

Natàlia Chocarro

Art Advisor to the President's Office of the Fundació Vila Casas

Natàlia Chocarro

Art Advisor to the President's Office of the Fundació Vila Casas

Since 1999 she has worked at the Fundació Vila Casas, currently as an Art advisor. She has curated projects such as “IIsidre Manils. Fora de camp. Museu Can Framis (febrero-mayo 2022)”, “Vicenç Viaplana. Els llocs de la pintura. Co-curated with Àlex Susanna. Espais Volart (January-May 2021)”. “Mayte Vieta. Estimar és un lloc (To love is a place). Museu de la Garrotxa (July-October 2021)”. "Antoni Tàpies. La resistencia del signo. Vila-seca Castle, Tarragona (June 2020-January 2021)..." Since 2014 she has published regularly in the Bonart magazine. Between 1995-98 she worked at the Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona.

Marta Dahó

Marta Dahó

Freelance curator and teacher. Dr. I master EEAA History Art

Marta Dahó

Freelance curator and teacher. Dr. I master EEAA History Art

Marta Dahó

Freelance curator and teacher. Dr. I master EEAA History Art

Freelance curator and teacher based in Barcelona with a career marked by her interest in photography and the visual arts. Since 1995 she has curated a significant number of exhibitions for renowned institutions: the retrospectivededicated to “Bleda y Rosa” (Fundación Kbr Mapfre, 2022) and “Guido Guidi. Da Zero” (LaVirreina. Center de la Imatge, Barcelona, 2021), a collaboration as an advisor to “Cámara y Ciudad” (La Caixa Foundation, 2020-2021) and the curator of “Photography as a public space” (Arts Santa Monica, 2018-2017). The retrospectives dedicated to Stephen Shore (2014) and Graciela Iturbide (2009), both for Fundación Mapfre. She has published a large number of articles and essays in exhibition catalogs and magazines.

Picture of Pep Herrero - viceroy. Center of the image

Irene de Mendoza

Irene de Mendoza

Artistic Director of the Foto Colectania Foundation

Irene de Mendoza

Artistic Director of the Foto Colectania Foundation

Irene de Mendoza

Artistic Director of the Foto Colectania Foundation

Graduated in Humanities from the UAB. In 2006 she obtained the Diploma of Advanced Studies and Research Sufficiency in Aesthetics and Art Theory from Pompeu Fabra University. Since 2005 she has worked at the Foto Colectania Foundation, and took on its artistic direction in 2010. She has curated several exhibitions, such as La Movida, chronicle of an agitation (2019), Photobook Phenomenon (2017), The temptation to exist (2015), about the photographers Christer Strömholm and Anders Petersen; Photobooks. Here and Now (2014); Transitions (2014), about the photographer Manel Armengol, and Joan Colom.

José María Díaz-Maroto

José María Díaz-Maroto

Director of the PICA PHE School and curator

José María Díaz-Maroto

Director of the PICA PHE School and curator

José María Díaz-Maroto

Director of the PICA PHE School and curator

Photographer, teacher, independent curator and art promoter. He is currently the director of the International School of Photography Alcobendas PhotoEspaña PICA. As a professor, he teaches classes in different photography courses, he is part of the faculty of the PhotoEspaña Master in Photography, as well as advising private collectors. Curator of the Alcobendas Photography Collection. (2007-20) As a teacher, he headed the photography department at the Arganda City Council from 1990 to 1997. Full professor at the TAI School of Visual Arts (2012-15). He has published more than 150 articles since 1983 in numerous magazines, books and newspapers.

Rafael Doctor

Rafael Doctor

Curator, cultural manager, journalist and former director. CAF

Rafael Doctor

Curator, cultural manager, journalist and former director. CAF

Rafael Doctor

Curator, cultural manager, journalist and former director. CAF

Rafael Doctor (Calzada de Calatrava, Ciudad Real, 1966) is an art historian and independent manager. He has worked at the MNCARS, Casa de América, Canal de Isabel II. He has created and directed the MUSAC, he has been director of the CAF. He currently directs the Encuentros de Artistas Novos in Santiago de Compostela and the Editorial Los Dos Centos. He is the founder of Capital Animal and author of Monstersforanimals.com

Daniel Espinoza

Daniel Espinoza

Founder of Analog Publishing and chief editor of Analog Magazine

Daniel Espinoza

Founder of Analog Publishing and chief editor of Analog Magazine

Daniel Espinoza

Founder of Analog Publishing and chief editor of Analog Magazine

Daniel Espinoza (b. 1979) possesses a double background in Photography and Engineering. After working as a business strategist, Daniel decided to further develop his artistic career, studying art critic with a focus on contemporary art photography. In 2016, he established analog publishing, an independent publishing house involved in the design and production of art books and the photography magazine analog magazine. Daniel is currently the Editor-in-Chief at analog publishing.

Lola García

Lola García

Dir. LF Magazine, Ed. Somoslibros. Sociologist and Anthropologist

Lola García

Dir. LF Magazine, Ed. Somoslibros. Sociologist and Anthropologist

Lola García

Dir. LF Magazine, Ed. Somoslibros. Sociologist and Anthropologist

She studied Sociology and Social Anthropology, the reasons why she never stops looking for new ways of expression.
Founder of the publishing house Somoslibros (www.somoslibros.es) and director of the photography magazine LF Magazine (www.lfmagazine.photo). She is currently part of Las Lolas al Sol (www.laslolasalsol.com), a team of women who live of culture from complicity, developing custom projects.

Joana Matallana

Joana Matallana

Teacher esp. in composition and visual language (IEFC)

Joana Matallana

Teacher esp. in composition and visual language (IEFC)

Joana Matallana

Teacher esp. in composition and visual language (IEFC)

Since 1996, her professional career has been linked to teaching at the IEFC.
She currently teaches the subject of video and multimedia editing and the course of Specialization in Experimental Analog Cinema. She is the coordinator of the Graduate in Photography.
Her academic training is developed around the visual arts.
She does the General Photography Course at the IEFC. She specializes in multimedia editing, with the Specialization Course in Digital Editing Techniques and Multilayer Composition with AVID NITRIS taught at IDEP.

Moritz Neumüller

Moritz Neumüller

Independent curator, teacher and writer

Moritz Neumüller

Independent curator, teacher and writer

Moritz Neumüller

Independent curator, teacher and writer

Curator, educator and writer in the field of photography and new media. He has worked in research and management positions for international institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York, La Fábrica in Madrid and PhotoIreland in Dublin. He is currently chief curator of Photobook week Aarhus, Denmark. Since 2010 he directs The Curator Ship, a platform that provides useful information for visual artists. At the same time, he started the ArteConTacto project, to improve access to arts and culture. From 2016 to 2019, Neumüller was the Communication Manager for the award-winning EU project ARCHES.

Silvia Omedes

Silvia Omedes

Curator, editor and director of Photographic Social Vision

Silvia Omedes

Curator, editor and director of Photographic Social Vision

Silvia Omedes

Curator, editor and director of Photographic Social Vision

Cultural manager, independent curator, agent, editor and professor of documentary photography. She has directed the PSV foundation since 2001. She has worked at the Guggenheim in NY, at the CCCB in Barcelona and for World Press Photo in Amsterdam. As a nominator of young talent, she collaborates with the Incipiens Albert Camús Award, the Leica Oscar Barnack Award and the Joop Swart Masterclass scholarship. She has been a jury for the Poy Latam, Luís Valtueña, Young Talent FNAC, and Luis Kasado awards. It represents photographic archives such as Joana Biarnés, Jacques Léonard, Isabel Azkárate, Mey Rahola, Leopoldo Pomés, Ferran Freixa and Oriol Maspons. Since 2014 she has been a member of the Committee that promotes the Generalitat’s National Photography Plan.

Photo by Toni Ricart

Dino Reikanovic

Dino Reikanovic

Director of the Rotlicht Festival (Vienna). Project coordinator

Dino Reikanovic

Director of the Rotlicht Festival (Vienna). Project coordinator

Dino Reikanovic

Director of the Rotlicht Festival (Vienna). Project coordinator

Since 2000 he lives and works in the field of culture and art management in Vienna. He is co-founder and initiator of numerous projects, associations and initiatives. Since 2016 he has founded and directed ZIGUTAMVE. Association for contemporary photography. At the beginning of 2018 he took over the project coordination and management at the PHOTON Gallery in Vienna and represents the gallery at international fairs for contemporary photography. Dino is a freelance artist, gallery owner and curator.

Josep Rigol

Josep Rigol

Commissioner. SCAN Coordinator and Latent Talent Production

Josep Rigol

Commissioner. SCAN Coordinator and Latent Talent Production

Josep Rigol

Commissioner. SCAN Coordinator and Latent Talent Production

(Barcelona 1953). Photographer and cultural manager. He exhibited in Europe and the USA. He coordinated the Zoom magazine. He founded the magazines Ajoblanco and Papel Especial. Critic of El Correo Catalán, Leisure Guide, La Vanguardia, Avui. He directed the Procés and Pentaprisma galleries. He organized the Catalan Conference on Photography (1980). He founded and coordinated the Photographic Spring (Generalitat 1982-2004). Curator of FotoPrés (La Caixa 1983- 2010). He coordinated the White Paper on the photographic heritage of Catalonia (1986). Coordinator of the SCAN Tarragona festival (2008-2020). Founder of the Eurostars awards (2000-2022). Exhibition curator. ACCA Award from the Art Critic 2018 to the Curator. Fotoconnexió 2020 Award for Lifetime Achievement.

PARTICIPATION CONDITIONS

There is no limitation of age, education, experience or previous curriculum to participate.

Both analog and digital works are accepted.

It is possible to submit more than one project per author, but they will be considered as different projects.

Each project must be uploaded through the form where personal data, a statement of the project and several images in JPG (2 MB max) are included.

On the day of the viewing, all works must be presented physically on paper.

Tablets or laptops will not be accepted.

The participation fee for the submission of applications is 10€, this allows the organization to partially cover some of the costs derived from the activity.

Once the candidate has been selected, he/she will have to pay the amount of 80€ for the participation in the activity. 

In no case will the €10 application fee be refunded. 

Applications must be submitted through the form at the end of the website before July 15, 2022. (00:00 CET)

This first selection jury will be formed by photographers and gallery owners close to the festival, and their decision will be contacted by email to the selected ones on July 29th, 2022 with the resolution and the payment of the remaining 80€ before August 19th, 2022.

VIEWING DAY

The activity will take place on Friday, September 16, 2022 at the Sala Polivalent del Parc de can Rafart, in Vilassar de Dalt (Barcelona) coordinated by Marc Ávila.

There will be 2 sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Each project is only eligible for one session.

The schedule will be from 10 am to 1 pm the first session and from 4 pm to 7 pm the second one.

On the application form, the candidate will be asked to choose between the morning or afternoon shift and the organization will ensure that the preferences of those selected are possible.

The selected photographers are requested to come 30 minutes before to prepare the material, make the introductions, briefly explain the dynamics of operation and thus start on time.

This call is open until July 15 and both completed and in-progress projects can be submitted. 

PRIZES

 

The viewers will write down their evaluations throughout the day and with these, the organization will assign the prizes that will be given before the tribute to Joan Fontcuberta at Teatre la Massa at 8pm.

The prizes are:

  • Visual Korner Award for Revela’T: production and exhibition at the Revela’T Festival 2023
  • Exhibition at Rotlicht Festival (Vienna)
  • Exhibition at Valid Foto Gallery (Barcelona)
  • IEFC training grant
  • Publication in LF Magazine
  • Publication in Analog Magazine

… and of course, the contributions, contacts and collaborations that arise between photographers and viewers.

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