Myriam Abdelaziz, Gabrielle Béland, Rebecca Bowring, Ole Brodersen, Peter Iain Campbell, Iannis Delatolas, Antone Dolezal & Lara Shipley, David Falco, Matthew Finley, Fabien Fourcaud, Peyton Fulford, Michael Garbutt, Thomas Gosset, Brian Henry, Johann Husser, Tomer Kep, Kostas Kapsianis, Kovi Konowiecki , Frank Machalowski, Diane Meyer, James Reeder, Benedetta Ristori, Jacqueline Roberts, Ian Sherlock, Keith Taylor, Matthias Van Dromme, André Viking, Tamsen Wojtanowski , Dave Woody, Guanyu Xu
The 5th edition FOTOFILMIC17 TRAVELING EXHIBITION’s 30 exhibiting photographers from 14 countries were announced after jury deliberations in July, 2017. On March 22, 2018 the 5 top exhibiting photographers chosen by the jury were announced in anticipation to the first FOTOFILMIC17 opening at the Burrard Arts Foundation in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Exhibition Jurors included photographic artists Roger Ballen, Larry Fink & Raymond Meeks as well as international curators of contemporary photography and art Valérie Cazin (Founder & Director, Galerie Binome, Paris, France), Ashlyn Davis (Executive Director, Houston Center for Photography, Houston TX, USA), Barrie Mowatt (President, Vancouver Biennale, Vancouver BC, Canada) & Kosmas Pavlidis (Co-Founder & Academic Director, Stereosis School of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece).
FOTOFILMIC17 Buschlen Mowatt Nichol Foundation Prize Winner: Tomer Kep
Founded in 1994, the Buschlen Mowatt Nichol Foundation seeks to fund and promote activities and programs that are beneficial to the community. With a special interest in nurturing emerging talent in art – and music -related disciplines and practices, the Foundation helps to facilitate diverse arts and cultural endeavours, such as photographic exhibitions, music and film festivals, arts councils, and art- and music-therapy programs.