FOTO WIEN – Month of Photography
Called until 2017 Eyes On – Month of Photography Vienna , the festival was managed by Thomas Licek and the MUSA team. Since then Kunst Haus Vienna took over, the festival was renamed Foto Wien and is taking place from March 21 to April 20, 2019 giving up the traditional November biennale.
The Month of Photography Vienna was founded in 2004, initiated by the Cultural Department of the City of Vienna and offers a platform for institutions, photographers and artists from the field of photography to participate. The number of exhibitions was continuously rising from 80 (2004) to over 100 (2006), then 125 (2008) up to nearly 200 (2010). The last edition in 2016 scheduled 225 exhibitions thus making it one of the biggest fotofestivals in Europe! As a founding member of the association European Month of Photography (EMOP) Vienna cooperates with the festivals in Berlin, Bratislava, Budapest, Ljubljana, Luxembourg und Paris.