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FotoFest 2016 Biennial

FotoFest 2016 Biennial

Meeting Place Reviewers

Sheyi Bankale

Curator and Editor
Next Level Projects and Next Level Magazine, London, United Kingdom
Sheyi Bankale is Curator of Next Level Projects and Editor of Next Level magazine. Next Level is one of Europeʼs seminal art photography magazines with a dynamic mix of photography as contemporary art. The publication features a diverse range of the worldʼs most influential photo artists. It aims to bring awareness and debate to contemporary culture, showcasing and celebrating artists, across various disciplines and alongside inspiring, provocative and critical writing.

Sheyi Bankaleʼs wealth of experience is well received by his peers and frequently acts as panelist, judge and nominator for The Art Foundation, Google Photography Prize, CONTACT Photography Festival BMW Prize, The Prix Pictet and Next Level Awards. He is a leading expert on photography at major international portfolio reviews such as Houston Fotofest and Les Rencontres DʼArles, and facilitates the acquisition of photo art works with international museums, art collectors and private clients. He is Visiting Professor of Photography at the University of Derby and has lectured on ʻPhotography as Contemporary Artʼ at Sothebyʼs Institute of Art, University of Westminster, City University - London, University for the Creative Arts and Centre of Contemporary Art - Lagos. Sheyi Bankale is renowned for his curatorial work in recent years at Next Level Projects as well as Guest Curator for Saatchi Artʼs Special Guest Curator Programme.


Session Two
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