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FotoFest 2016 Biennial

FotoFest 2016 Biennial

Meeting Place Reviewers

Jens Friis

Publisher & Editor
KATALOG – Journal of Photography & Video, Kerteminde, Denmark
Jens Friis has a MA in History of Art with a special interest in photography. Previously, he has been an active member of Gallery Image in Aarhus and for a number of years he worked in a commercial gallery in London selling photographic art. As author, he has contributed to the books "Dansk Fotografihistorie" [Danish Photographic History] published in 2004 and “The History of European Photography 1970-2000” to be published in 2016. Since 2003 he has been the editor-in-chief of the printed magazine KATALOG – Journal of Photography & Video, now in its 26th year and as of 2014, he has taken over the publishing himself.

For more than a decade, he has curated photographic exhibitions for amongst others Brandts Museum and the Danish photo festival His experience as a reviewer is founded in portfolio reviews in Berlin, Bratislava, Buenos Aires, Houston, Kassel, Lianzhou, Moscow, Paris and the Internet-based Critical Mass. He is also serving on several international nominating committees for awards as well as the advisory committee of the Spanish magazine EXIT.

Jens Friis is interested in all shapes of photographic and visual media arts – however, he has no interest in fashion, travel, illustration or stock photography. He will discuss your work and suggest how to develop as an artist. He may facilitate publication in the magazine KATALOG and participation in exhibitions.


Session Two
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