Galleri Image, Fotografisk Center, and Brandts collaborate on Photo Biennale

A new Danish biennial dedicated to photography, Foto Biennale, has become a reality in a collaboration between Fotografisk Center in Copenhagen, Brandts in Odense, and Galleri Image.
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03-11-2016 - 31-12-2016
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Galleri Image, Fotografisk Center, and Brandts collaborate on Photo Biennale
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Galleri Image, Brandts & Fotografisk Center
A new Danish biennial, Photo Biennale, dedicated to photography has become a reality in a collaboration between Fotografisk Center in Copenhagen, Brandts in Odense, and Galleri Image. The official opening will take place at Brandts on Wednesday August 24th.

There will be a symposium as part of the biennial under the theme GLOBAL CHALLENGES IN CONTEXT TO PHOTOGRAPHY, CONTEMPORARY ART AND SOCIAL MEDIA. The symposium Global Challenges takes place on August 26th in Copenhagen at CPH-Conference in DGIByen. At the symposium Art historians, artists and photo theoreticians share their insights into current positions within contemporary photography.

SPEAKERS: Mette Sandbye (DK), Fred Ritchin (US), Louise Wolthers (DK), Irina Chmyreva (RU), John Fleetwood (ZA), Charlotte Præstegaard (DK),Rasmus Vestergaard (DK), Jørgen Dehs (DK), Tina Enghoff (DK),Christian Danielewitz (DK), Anu Ramdas (DK), Sunil Gupta (IN) and others.
MODERATOR: Sarah Giersing (DK)
OPPONENT: Peter Ole Pedersen (DK)

Find the full programme here 
After the symposium particpants are invited to the opening of the exhibition BendingThe Frame at Fotografisk Center at 5:00 PM.

The three institutions are participating in Photo Biennale with the following exhibitions:

Fotografisk Center: BENDING THE FRAME (August 27th – October 23rd)
Vernissage: August 26th at 5 PM. 
The exhibition is curatedby Fred Ritchin (USA)) in collaboration with Tina Enghoff (DK) and Fotografisk Center
www.photography.dk

Brandts: CITIES AND MEMORY (August 26th – December 31st)
Vernissage at Brandts13 on August 25th at 4 PM
The exhibition is curated in collaboration with five international curators: Amit Seokand (IN), Irina Chmyreva (RU), Duan Yuating (CN), John Fleetwood (ZA), and Livia Beneditti (BR)
www.brandts.dk

Galleri Image: AGAINST THE GRAIN (August 27th – October 9th)
Vernissage: August 27th at 2 PM
Artists: Anu Ramdas and Christian Danielewitz. The exhibition is curated by Peter Ole Pedersen