Day 2 in the Balkan Photo Festival program: Amel Emrić, Myles Little, Fotodoks, Petar Sabol…

The Day 2 of the Balkan Photo Festival program will start at 11AM in the BiH Art Gallery with a lecture from the Associated Press (AP) photographer Mr. Amel Emrić. Emrić’s talk is titled “Photographer, a witness of time”, and he will tell us about his years of working as a photographer and about the professional standards of photography work, among other things.

The program will continue at noon with the Time Magazine photo editor Mr. Myles Little who will hold a presentation sponsored by Canon Bosnia and Herzegovina about the design and implementation of a photo project, photo exhibition, photo reportage, and will tell us about his own personal project that went through this same evolutionary cycle – photo reportage, exhibition, book.

Immediately after this lecture, the audience will have a chance to enjoy the brilliant macro photography by Sony’s Croatian Ambassador Petar Sabola as he presents his work to us.

There will be a lunch break then and the program will continue at 3PM with a panel discussion on the topic of “Can or should art reflect social development?” – by the visiting festival FOTODOKS Munchen within BPF, Armin Smailović, Paul Lowe – after which the FOTODOKS team will introduce us to the “Past is Now” photo exhibition.

Two photo exhibitions are scheduled to be opened on the closing of Day 2:

6:30PM – Exhibition opening – “FOTODOKS – PAST IS NOW”
8:00PM – Exhibition opening – “1% PRIVILEGE IN A TIME OF GLOBAL INEQUALITY” // BlackBOX Gallery (Address: Vrazova 5)

Following the official Festival program of the Day 2 all participants are cordially invited to attend live performance of the brilliant musical band “The Leftovers” at the Mash cafe bar.

This year’s Festival is supported by: the European Union Special Representative (EUSR), City of Sarajevo, UNICEF, BiH Art Gallery, Goethe Institute. The contest general sponsor is Canon, golden sponsor is Sony. The contest is also supported by the following sponsors and friends: AVTERA BH, Imtec, BlackBOX Gallery, Kim Tec, R&S, Tehnomag, New Event, Festival Hotel, Pycsell, FAN Ferhatović, EUROBHPLAKATBH, Fiskus and AtlantBH.

The Festival’s official photo/news agency is Pixsell Photo Agency. The contest media partners are: Klix, RSG, Antena Sarajevo, N1, Dani Magazine, Oslobođenje and Urban Magazine. Our entertainment and social activities are made possible by our partner Mash cafe bar.



  • January 30, 2016

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