Street Photo Milan, the international street photography festival, after the success of the first edition, returns to Milan from 16 to 19 May 2019 in the BASE spaces with more than 250 images for 7 exhibitions: Jacob Aue Sobol, Matt Stuart, Fulvio Bugani, Observe Collective, Finalists Miami Street Photography Festival 2018, Finalists Street Photo Milan 2019 and Evgeny and Yakov Henkin: from darkness to light. A found treasure.
Many special guests: Gueorgui Pinkhassov, Jacob Aue Sobol, Matt Stuart, Fulvio Bugani, Aeolus Perfidous, Camilla Ferrari, Chris Suspect, Emilio Barillaro, Fadi Boukaram, Marco Casino, Andrew Kochanovski, Michael May, Andrea Pontini, Eléonore Simon, Olga Walther to the contribution of Eyegobananas and Observe collectives as well as 2 photographic competitions, Portfolio Review, Night Walk, Street Battle and Photo Slam.
h10 am OPENING
h6 pm FULVIO BUGANI
A very engaging encounter with one of the most important Italian photographers, winner of many awards including the World Press Photo and the Leica Oskar Barnack.
h7 pm JACOB AUE SOBOL
The famous Danish photographer, member of Magnum, offers a special reading of his work, marked by a unique expressive style.
h3 pm ANDY KOCHANOWSKI
The founder of Burn My Eye collective talks about his personal vision of street photography, which plays with the “indecisive moment”.
h4 pm INSIDE OVER
Gli Occhi della Guerra, the world’s first crowdfunding reportage platform, becomes “Inside Over”: Inside the News, Over the world, a brand new international reportage and analysis magazine. Its mission is to go inside the facts with a perspective that allows us to understand what is happening in the world. An ambitious project that aims at an international audience. Meet the director Andrea Pontini.
h5 pm CHRIS SUSPECT
The photographer from Washington DC, awarded in the United States, Belgium, Georgia and the United Kingdom, reveals his ability to portray the vibrant Washington underground scene.
h6 pm PHOTO SLAM
The “Olympics of Street Photography”: an original creation by Miami Street Photography Festival to learn from the best. The festival’s top speakers will hold a lively critique of the images sent by photographers from around the world in a call that will be launched a few days before. Open to anyone in the world! The link to send the images will be communicated to Facebook and Instagram.
h7 pm MATT STUART
Meet the famous English photographer.
h8:30 pm NIGHT WALK
Street Photo Milan’s night photo walk, led by the Eyegobananas collective guys.
h10.30 am STREET BATTLE
An exciting photographic battle between two teams led by the members of the collective Eyegobanas, Monty May (Observe), Andy Kochanowski (Burn My Eye), Emilio Barillaro (Spontanea).
h12 am ELÉONORE SIMON
Eléonore is a French American photographer who lives in Chile and portrays the poetry of city life and the quiet and enigmatic moments that emerge in the chaos of urban environments. We’ll discover photographs of Valparaíso in her talk ‘Always you were surprised by life’.
h3 pm STREET BATTLE PRESENTATION
The final showreel that brings together the best photos of the Street Battle.
h4 pm EOLO PERFIDO
The Road belongs to everyone. The famous photographer speaks about his street photography and the new ‘Exibart Street’ project: a new Exibart Magazine platform dedicated to street photography, of which Eolo is editorial director.
h5 pm OBSERVE COLLECTIVE WITH MICHAEL ‘MONTY’ MAY
A dialogue with Michael ‘Monty May, founder of Observe collective, one of the most interesting realities on the international scene.
h6:30 pm OLGA WALTHER
Olga Walther, Yakov Henkin’s granddaughter, Evgeny’s grandniece and director of the Henkin Brothers Archive Association, presents and comments the exhibition ‘Evgeny and Yakov Henkin: from darkness to light. A found treasure’.
h7:30 pm GUEORGUI PINKHASSOV
The great Russian master, member of Magnum, will speak about his work.
h8:30 pm AWARD CEREMONY
The announcement of the Italy Photo Series and Emerging Photographer Exhibition competitions winners.
h10:30 am CAMILLA FERRARI
Camilla has been selected as one of the 30 most influential photographers under 30 in 2019 PDN’s 30: New & Emerging Photographers to Watch. After a presentation of her work she will lead a group of photographers on a walk along the streets of Milan.
h3 Pm MARCO CASINO
‘From the Street to the Reportage: discovering photography with the internet at the birth of social networks’. Winner of the 2014 World Press Photo category multimedia and twice selected for Magnum Photos ’30 under 30 ‘, Marco will talk about his professional career which, starting from street photography, led him to realize various international and national projects.
h4 pm STREET PHOTOGRAPHY IN ITALY
A panel of leading personalities to discuss the future of street photography in Italy. With Eolo Perfido, Emilio Barillaro, Marco Casino, Camilla Ferrari, Eyegobananas.
More Info about Festival on SPM website.