Saint Barth Photo Festival in Monaco Life

Monaco Life

Monday, August 6, 2018

Saint Barth Photo Festival

 

Photo Festival Saint Barth
Photo Festival Saint Barth

Saint Barth Photo Festival

The inaugural edition of Saint Barth Photo Festival will run through the summer, from July 20th to August 20th, and comprises a diverse and full program, including a photography competition, art/ photography workshops and island wide displays of photography to transform St Barth into a hub of photography. Exhibitions will be presented at the Musée Territoriale, Grand Fond Gallery and a ‘Through the Lens’ exhibition of photography at Space SBH Gallery.

Space SBH will participate in the first edition of the St Barth Photo Festival, together with the Collectivity of St Barth and the Association St Barth Ile d’Art.

Space SBH Contemporary Art Gallery in Saint Barth has regularly exhibited in Monaco, presenting Mikhail Baryshnikov in 2015, Marco Glaviano in 2016 and also participated in the first edition of Photo Monaco in 2018.

During the month, the festival will exhibit both renowned photographers and others with a bright future as well as international and local artists. A photographic ambiance will be felt around the whole island of Saint Barthelemy.

The St Barth Photo Festival aims to attract a diverse and family audience. At the same time a curious and savvy public wishing to deepen its knowledge but also a more novice public eager to discover new artists and to share in this moment together. The festival wishes to register as a milestone in the cultural programming of Saint Barthélémy

For details of the full workshop program – consult https://sbartschool.org

For the Photography Competition:

The prize ‘St Barth Free Like Art’ is to be awarded to the top candidates regardless of experience, age, nationality and place of residence.

There are no limitations on format – the only stipulation is for the originality of the artist. Candidates wishing to participate in the competition should search to show their originality and creativity and the works submitted should demonstrate a narrative as well as aesthetic and technique.

Saint Barth – Space SBH

Candidates wishing to be considered should submit 3 photographs from the same photographic series together with a statement about their work in either French or English together with the registration form. Submissions can be made by email to : stbarth.librecommelart@gmail.com and must be received by July 3rd, 2018.

The registration form can be downloaded from –

https://www.fichier-pdf.fr/2018/06/11/dossierst-barth-libre-comme-lart20181/

The results will be decided by a Jury – the Composition of the jury will be: Elodie Laplace President of the Commission for Communication, Cultural Events and Ceremonies of the Collectivity of St Barthelemy, Ellen Lampert-Gréaux Organizer of St Barth Film Festival, Natalie Clifford Partner and Director of Space Gallery, Laurence Tordjman Lévy Photo Agent.

Results and prize giving will be announced in early August, 2018.