The Budapest Photo Festival is an annual city-wide exhibition series what represents the contemporary and classical values of the photography by the presence of the Hungarian and international art scene. The aim of the Festival is to create Budapest to be the „City of Photography”.
The festival has two highlighted exhibitions as a frame: the opening international show and a Hungarian contemporary overview. The emphasis, – next to the two highlighted exhibitions – , is on the presentation of the international contemporary scene, by the program of the International Cultural Institutes, beside the exhibitions of the biggest galleries, museums and art schools of the Hungarian Capital. The Festival involves many public programs also: lectures, workshops, photomarathon, museum educational events, portfolio review and photobook show, what will place at the Festivalcenter Budapest Project Gallery.
Gilles Roudiere (1976) is a member of mid-generation contemporary French photography. He’s not a street photographer, neither a documentarist, but he keeps capturing ephemeral intimate and banal moments of countries he travels. With his black and white grainy images he explores the authentic identity of his destinations and shows how people interact with their surroundings […]
For the third consecutive year now, Budapest Photo Festival chose a classic genre as an inspiration for contemporary Hungarian photographers. This time, the organizers were looking for works that interpret or redefine the landscape genre, or continue along well-established, traditional lines. Pictures that fit into the broader concept of landscape photography were welcome for this […]
The BUDAPEST PHOTO FESTIVAL is the biggest photography event in Hungary. In its’ third year in 2019, it opens with a real gem on the 28th of February in MŰCSARNOK, Budapest: with the living legend of American independent movie making, the great director, screenwriter, painter and musician, the one and only David Lynch. The opening […]
Works of French photographer, Alain Laboile will be first time exhibited in Hungary in the collaboration of Budapest Photo Festival and Institut Francais Budapest. His series ‘ La Famille’ shows the bucolic yet timeless ordinary days of his own family, from the angle of a father of six. The black and white photographs reveal the […]