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: see all Awards & Honorable Mentions Laureates here. Exhibition Jurors this year included legendary photographic artists Roger Ballen, Larry Fink & Raymond Meeks as well as renowned 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.