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FotoFest 2016 Biennial

FotoFest 2016 Biennial

Meeting Place Reviewers

Celina Lunsford

Artistic Director
Fotografie Forum Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
As Artistic Director of the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt (FFF), Celina Lunsford is the chief curator for its changing exhibition program and for choosing photographers and lecturers for its FFF Academy. The FFF, founded in 1984 is an exhibition center dedicated to international photographic arts, which moved into a new space in 2014. Besides curating for the FFF Lunsford is continually looking for contemporary photographic work to include in exhibitions or to write about. She is a curator for RAY Photography Projects Frankfurt RhineMain, a triennial for international photography, which takes place again 2018. Lunsford has curated and written internationally for over 20 years and can provide first-hand knowledge for presenting your work in an international photo-art context. She works with different publishers and can provide expertise in editing and advising photographers on the presentation of their work for publications or exhibiting. Lunsford advises collectors and is currently on the nominating committee for the Prix Pictet Award for Photography and a member of the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize Academy. In 2013 she was the guest juror of the European Publishers Award for Photography.

Lunsford was elected as the Vice President of the Deutsche Fotografische Akademie (German Photographic Academy) in 2010. The International Photography Festival Lodz, Poland commissioned her to curate for their 10th Anniversary in 2011 and in 2007 she curated for the Lianzhou International Photography Festival, China. Through such posts as a facilitator for the Joop Swart Masterclass of World Press Photo Foundation, Amsterdam in 2009 and in 2007 for the ASEF (Asia-Europe Foundation) Forum for Photographers, Cork and Dublin, Lunsford has mentored a wide range of international emerging photographic artists. She has juried numerous awards throughout the years such as the Award of the Festival International de Mode et de Photographie Hyères, the European Central Bank Annual Photography Award and Fotobook Festival Dummy Award, Kassel.

As a curator she is looking for unusual and dynamic bodies of work, which can be considered for exhibition or publication. All Genres. No commercial, stock agency type of work.


Session Two
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