Vienna meeting January 2018

All members of the EMoP met in Vienna on January 22/23 to discuss the future of the network considering major institutional changes. At the MEP in Paris, long time director and founder Jean-Luc Monterosso will retire in April and the new director, Simon Baker from the Tate Modern, will take office. In Vienna, the KunstHaus will replace MUSA whose future is uncertain considering the restructuring of the Vienna Museum landscape. Budapest is considering the move of the Museum of photography from Kecskemét t...

Berlin meeting : Elections of new board

During its meeting in Berlin today, a new board was elected according to the statutes: Vaclav Macek (Central European House of Photography, Bratislava) as President, Jean-Luc Soret (Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris) as Vice-President, Pierre Stiwer (Café-Crème Asbl, Luxembourg ) as Director of Finances and Oliver Baetz (Kulturprojekte Berlin) as Financial Supervisor. Thomas Licek (Vienna) was appointed Secretary General of the new permanent secretariat hosted in Vienna.


EMOP Meeting Vienna

The next meeting of the EMOP board is scheduled on May 18th in Vienna to discuss the topic of the next common project. This will be a curators meeting. Major changes are also ahead in member cities as Paris moved its festival to Spring 2017 (instead of November 2016) and renamed it “Mois de la Photo du Grand Paris”. Director of the MEP Jean-Luc Monterosso will retire next year. Berlin will have to decide on a new curator for its local exhibition project in October 2018. Budapest presently see...

Café-Crème asbl to participate in Luxembourg art week

Emop Luxembourg representative Café-Crème asbl has accepted an invitation by the Art week Luxembourg founders to represent EMOP for this second edition which will take place from November 9-13th 2016 at the Halle Victor Hugo (Luxembourg / Limpertsberg)
The first edition of Luxembourg Art Week has been a huge success with more than 7000 visitors in 6 days. Luxembourg Art Week is a contemporary art exhibition, which offers an extensive overview of contemporary art from Luxembourg and its neighbouring co...

Looking for the Clouds catalogue 2016

“Looking for the Clouds, contemporary photography in times of conflict”  – our new book / catalogue accompanying the exhibitions of the Emop network in Bratislava and Vienna 2016  ( spring 2017 in Athens, Luxembourg)  – is out. Not less than 50 artists (photography and video projects) will make up for a more than 20o pages book on recent developments in the field of photography around the crisis that erupted out of 9/11.
“Looking for the Clouds” is hinting at the gr...

New corporate identity adopted

An important aspect on the agenda of the most recent meeting with our partners of the EMoP (European Month of Photography) last week in Bratislava in the Central European House of Photography, was a strategic one. We were seeking for a better harmonization of  the communication strategies of eight cities hosting a festival on photography. The proposals made by Naroska Design have been adopted by all cities. Thus, in September Berlin, Bratislava, Budapest, Vienna will adopt a similar design for posters, ...