After Rethinking Nature (2021), the curatorial team of EMOP choose the theme of Rethinking Identity for 2023 in order to show the importance of this current topic in the context of contemporary photography. More than ever, the role of photography and its dissemination in social networks in the construction and deconstruction of identities is crucial nowadays.
The five artist that are nominated for the EMOP Arendt Award 2023 will be announced here in June 2022.
Curatorial team of the European Month of P...

Arendt Award 2021

The EMOP Arendt Award 2021, endowed with 6,000 euros, was given to the Swedish artist duo Inka&Niklas in Luxembourg.  The works of Inka & Niclas as well as those of the other nominated artists, Vanja Bucan (Nova Goricia/Berlin), Maria Magdalena Ianchis (Cluj/Vienna), Anastasia Mityukova (Geneva) and Danila Tkachenko (Moscow) were part of the show at Arendt, the headquarters of law firm Arendt & Medernach and at other locations in the city in the framework of the Mois Européen de la Photograp...

Postponement of FOTO WIEN to 2022

Due to the current Covid 19 developments, we are unfortunately forced to postpone FOTO WIEN. The planning security for all participants involved in the festival is simply not given at the moment and the health risk is too great. Therefore, after a thorough internal review and consultation with programme partners and political representatives, we have come to the decision to postpone FOTO WIEN by one year so that the festival can take place in its entirety from 9 to 27 March 2022 – please mark this date ...


The EMOP network gladly announces the five nominees for the European Month of Photography Arendt Award 2021:
Vanja Bucan (Nova Goricia/Berlin)
Maria Magdalena Ianchis (Cluj/Vienna)
Inka&Niclas (Stockholm)
Anastasia Mityukova (Geneva)
Danila Tkachenko (Moscow)


Rethinking Nature/Rethinking Landscape

Rethinking Nature/Rethinking Landscape is the new theme of the EMOP network. The curators of the participating photo festivals  are currently reviewing works by emerging European photographers. The five nominated artists for the EMOP Arendt Award will be announced in October 2020.