FOTO WIEN is the festival for photography in Vienna. In cooperation with museums, exhibition venues, galleries and individual artists the aim is to shed light on the high quality and diversity of the local photography scene and to bring excellent, international photography projects to Vienna.
FOTO WIEN curates a diverse programme in the festival head quarter (Location 2019: Otto Wagner Postsparkasse Vienna, Location 2022: Atelier Augarten) that includes exhibitions, panel discussions, talks with local and international experts in the field of photography, a comprehensive educational program with guided tours and workshops, portfolio reviews, a photobook market, and awards.
The Month of Photography Vienna was founded in 2004, initiated by the Cultural Department of the City of Vienna. Vienna is a founding member of the association European Month of Photography (EMOP). Formaly known as Eyes On – Month of Photographie Vienna the festival takes place every second year. Since 2019 the Festival is called FOTO WIEN and was organized by the KUNST HAUS WIEN from 2019 – 2022.