PhotoOctober, The Traces remain
With the 'PhotoOctober, The Traces remain' project (19 - 31 October 2018) - The 17th Edition of the International Photographic Meeting, becomes a part of Plovdiv 2019 programme. The publication is devoted to the theme of the transition from Socialism to Modernity and the Photography of the last century's 70s and 80s, in search of an answer to the question of: How to accept, appreciate and built up the photographic heritage from the years of Socialism?
Documentary and Art photography
There will be presented expositions of Documentary and Art photography by authors from Bulgaria, Belgium and Russia : Antoan Bozhinov, Dr. Rosen Kolarov, Ivo Hadzhimishev, Nikola Vasilev, Lyuben Georgiev, curator Dr. Antoan Bozhinov, Garo Keshishyan , Yordan Yordanov -Yuri, Veselina Nikolaeva, Sonya Stankova, Carl de Keyzer, Igor Gavrilov. The curator of the exhibitions is Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nikola Lautliev.
Round table with lectures and discussions
Coordinator of the round table with lectures and discussions on the topic is Chief Assist. Dr. Katerina Gadzheva, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The participants will analyse the last two decades before the occurrence of the political changes in Europe during 1989. At the Balabanov’s House on October 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., Prof. Georgi Lozanov; Dr. Katia Gadjeva; Vesela Nozharova; Dr. Antoan Bozhinov and Antony Georgiev will present their view on the photographic heritage from the years of Socialism. There will also be multimedia presentations from Biennale of the Photography in Thessaloniki and the International PhotoVisa Festival.
The project is implemented by the ’Plovdiv Photography Center’ Foundation.