The 2015 review offers an unparalleled opportunity for photographers to meet with a variety of professionals in the field of photography during the festival.

KYOTOGRAPHIE will present our first official Portfolio Review in 2015. This is an exciting opportunity for photographers to gain access to our international & national reviewers, gaining valuable insights and possible future opportunities through your photographic work.

Reviewers are made up of the best photography curators, directors, gallerist, publishers and other prestigious industry professionals from all over the world to review portfolios of established and emerging photographers.
This is an important event for artists with projects at advanced stages of development who are seeking opportunities for publishing and exhibiting nationally or internationally, along with photographers who are looking specific guidance on conceptual approaches or career development advice. Submissions are welcome in any genre of photography.

click here to see “Portfolio Review 2016”

[2015 reviewers include]

・Sam Stourdzé – Director of Les Rencontres d’Arles Photography Festival. >
・Pascal Beausse – Head of Photographic Collections at the Centre National des Arts Plastiques (CNAP) in Paris. >
・Stephanie de Rouge – The International Center of Photography (ICP), New York. >
・Christine Barthe – Head of the photographic collection at the musee du quai Branly, Paris. >
・Véronique Terrier Hermann – Critique, Professor of art history >
・RongRong & inri – Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing. >
・Eric Pillault – Creative Director at Le Monde Magazine >
・Henri Vergon – Director of Afronova Pan African Gallery for Modern and Contemporary Art, Johannesburg >
・Sujong Song – Curator & Photo Critic / Co-founder of Seoul Lunar Photo Festival, Seoul. >
・Mariko Takeuchi – Photography critic / an independent curator and associate professor of Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto. >
・Takayuki Ishii – Gallerist >
・Mutsuko Ota – Editorial Director at IMA Magazine >
・Kimi Himeno – Director & Publisher Akaaka Publishing, Kyoto. >
・Tomoka Aya – Director of The Third Gallery Aya, Osaka. / Fine-Art Photography Association / Takarazuka Media Library >
・Takako Ikezaki – Director of Port Gallery T, Osaka >
・Mutsumi Tsuda – Artist / Associate professor at Seian University of Art and Design >
・Seiji Komatsu – EMON Inc., CEO / EMON Photo Gallery, Director >
・Lucille Reyboz and Yusuke Nakanishi – Co-founders and Directors of KYOTOGRAPHIE, Kyoto. >

> Reviewer Profiles


Sunday, April 19th 2015, 9:30am – 5.30pm.
20 min session for three reviews
Participation fee: 18,000JPY (tax inclusive).
Event location: Hyatt Regency Kyoto.


644-2 Sanjusangendo-mawari, Higashiyama-ku
Kyoto, Japan, 605-0941
Tel: +81 75 541 1234

Parking available
Kyoto Sation (JR) 1 km (5min by taxi)
Keihan Shichijo Train Station – 300m

We have closed the application for this year’s portfolio review.
Thank you for a lot of applicants!