［KYOTOGRAPHIE 2015 PROGRAMS and EVENTS］
KYOTOGRAPHIE announces a newly formed partnership with the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York, one of the leading photography institutions in the world. In 2015 this partnership will bring the ICP to Kyoto for a special Masterclass. Details to be announced soon. Limited space is available. Applications open in February.
This exciting event brings outstanding industry professionals from across the globe to Kyoto, providing photographers one-on-one access to curators, directors, gallerists and publishers in an intimate and professional setting. The KYOTOGRAPHIE Portfolio Review provides tremendous opportunity for international projects, development of ideas, and future career networks. Reviewers to be announced online.
Applications open in February.
To coincide with the Blue Note Records exhibition, KYOTOGRAPHIE will present a series of special musical events. They will take place throughout the festival calendar and offer entertainment for all ages, tastes and interests (Jazz dinner, Jazz lounge, live performances, etc…)
The festival will feature Shuya Okino, who formed “KYOTO JAZZ MASSIVE” as a DJ unit (they recently celebrated their 20th anniversary). Okino is arguably Japan’s leading export in the crossover Jazz scene with a successful career as a composer, international performer and chart-topping artist. As a DJ, Shuya Okino regularly tours Japan and worldwide.
4）Education and Public Programs
KYOTOGRAPHIE welcomes a wide range of events and programs in 2015. Invited guests from across the globe and Japan will reach out to the public through special events and into schools and universities via our education program during the festival.
KYOTOGRAPHIE programs provide an unparalleled opportunity for the public to mix directly with top professionals in the photography industry. These events supply invaluable insight and experience while displaying different approaches and attitudes to the medium. Events will run throughout the entire three weeks and cater to a diverse audience, from curious child and family to the established photographer.