PARALLEL, European Photo Based Platform
UGM Studio. Trg Leona Štuklja 2
Opening: Friday, 18 May 2018, at 19:00


PARALLEL is a platform bringing together European cultural institutions working in the field of photography with an aim to provide training, visibility and promotion to the next generation of European photographers and curators. It connects photo festivals and independent spaces with museums, galleries and art schools to promote a more fluid links among them. The platform consists of 18 high-level players from 16 countries, ensuring a geographical spread from Finland to Portugal.

Main events of the first year 2017/18 will include a networking event and exhibition in Lisbon, tutoring workshop for young artists and curators in Torres Vedras (Portugal) in November 2017; curatorship workshop in Kaunas (Lithuania) in February 2018; photo exhibitions in Capa Center (Hungary), Derby QUAD (UK), UGM | Maribor Art Gallery (Slovenia), Foto Festiwal (Poland), Landskrona Foto (Sweden) between April-September 2018; second selection of emerging in Hamburg (Germany) in January 2018; networking events and final exhibition in Zagreb (Croatia) in September 2018.

Members of the platform: 
PROCUR.ARTE, Lisbon, Portugal
CAPA CENTER, Budapest, Hungary
CENTRO ARTES JOSÉ DE GUIMARÃES, Guimarães, Portugal
LE CHÂTEAU D'EAU, Toulouse, France
FONDAZIONE FOTOGRAFIA MODENA, Modena, Italy
FORMAT FESTIVAL – DERBY QUAD, Derby, UK
FOTO FESTIVAL – FOUNDATION OF VISUAL EDUCATION, Lodz, Poland
GALLERI IMAGE, Aarhus, Denmark
ISSP, Riga, Latvia
KATALOG MAGAZINE, Kerteminde, Denmark
LANDSKRONA FOTO, Landskrona, Sweden
KAUNAS PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY, Kaunas, Lithuania
UGM / MARIBOR ART GALLERY, Maribor, Slovenia
THE FINNISH MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY, Helsinki, Finland
MUSÉE DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE DE SHARLEROI, Charleroi, Belgium
ORGAN VIDA, Zagreb, Croatia
PHOTOIRELAND, Dublin, Ireland
TRIENNALE DER PHOTOGRAHIE HAMBURG, Hamburg, Germany

PARALLEL is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

KINDLY INVITED!