International Photography Festival
Arts Centre, Photography, Aberystwyth, United-Kingdom
Friday June 29, 2012 - Sunday July 1, 2012 - Event ended.
Over one busy weekend leading UK and international photographers will gather in Aberystwyth for a jam packed programme of talks, discussions, interviews, portfolio reviews and exhibitions for the inaugural Eye International Photography Festival.
Leading UK and International photographers talk about their work and experiences, with the line-up so far including celebrated Magnum photographer David Hurn; Eamonn McCabe, former Guardian Pictures Editor; Sean O'Hagan, the Guardian and Observer photography features writer; multi award winning press photographer John Downing MBE FRPS; Welsh documentary photographer Roger Tiley; Panos Pictures photographers Abbie Trayler-Smith and Chloe Dewe Mathews; award winning wildlife photographer Andy Rouse; international celebrity portrait photographer Cambridge Jones; photojournalist Marco Longari, Chief Photographer for AFP; Sophie Batterbury, Picture Editor, The Independent on Sunday; Rob Norman, Head of Images, Media Wales; and Will Troughton, Visual Images Curator, National Library of Wales with the event compered by renowned picture editor and photojournalist Colin Jacobson.
Other guests to be confirmed.
Exhibitions include Call The World Brother celebrating Panos Picture Agency’s 25 years of covering global social issues with work by Chris Keulen, GMB Akash, Robin Hammond, Andrew McConnell and Espen Rasmussen and Africa Against all Odds by Glenn Edwards.
We hope everyone will enjoy the opportunity to immerse themselves in photography for a weekend, here on the glorious mid-Wales coast.
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www.aber.ac.uk/artscentre | +44 (0)1970 62 32 32
£50 per person for the whole weekend
£40 Concessions (students, seniors) / Groups of 10 or more
£35/ £30 concessions Day Tickets for Saturday /Sunday
£99/£89 Weekend ticket and accommodation
A limited number of self-catering rooms have been reserved in the University Residential blocks. To take advantage of the discounted rate of £24.50 per person, please phone +44 (0)1970 622882 or email and say you are coming to the festival.
Alternatively there is plenty of accommodation available in the town and surrounding area visit www.visitaberystwyth.com for options, or call the Tourist Information Office on +44 (0)1970 612125 Please note, accommodation must be booked separately and is not part of your festival ticket.
WHERE WE ARE
The festival will take place in Aberystwyth Arts Centre SY23 3DE, one of the largest arts centres in the UK. A department of Aberystwyth University, it is situated at the heart of the University campus with stunning views over the coast of Cardigan Bay. On-site facilities include cafes and bars, bookshop, craft & design shop and plenty of free parking. The nearest train station is Aberystwyth, which is a just a five minute taxi journey away.
Arts Council of Wales for financial support
Panos Pictures for their support with the Call the World Brother exhibition.