As part of the European Prospects programme, Kaunas Photography Gallery invited photographers to participate in the international portfolio reviews, which took place on 5th and 6th of September in Kaunas.
Curators and galleries’ directors, art critics, publishers and photo editors were brought together for two days to do reviews for established and emerging lens-based artists.
The list of the reviewers:
David Drake / director, Ffotogallery / Cardiff (Wales) ffotogallery.org/
Jean Marc Lacabe / director, Galerie de Chateau d’Eau / Toulouse (France) galeriechateaudeau.org/
William Ewing, independent curator, Director of Curatorial Projects for the international publishing house Thames & Hudson thamesandhudsonusa.com/authors/william-a-ewing/
Phillip Prodger / Head of Photographs/ National Portrait Gallery / London (England) npg.org.uk/
Shane Lavalette / director, Light Work; Publisher/Editor, Lavalette; Photographer New York, USA lightwork.org; lavalette.com ; shanelavalette.com
Louise Clements, director, FORMAT festival, Derby (England)
Zhenia Sveshinsky /director, Image Matter/ Amsterdam (Netherlands) imagematter.org/
Julia Durkin, Auckland Festival of Photography (New Zealand)
Angel Luiz Gonzalez, director, PhotoIrelan, Dublin (Ireland)
Rudolf Steiner, curator, Haus am Gern / Biel/Bienne (Switzerland), hausamgern.ch/
Mario Peliti / Peliti Associati /Rome (Italy)
John Demos / Phototheatron / The Athens House of photography / Athens (Greece)
Matthias Bullinger, Gisela Diringer/ Bild Kultur / Stuttgart (Germany)
Elizabeth F. Spungen/ executive director, The Print Center / Philadelphia (USA)
Valentina Kiselyova / director, Y gallery/ Minsk (Belarus)
Curator of Krakow Photomonth Festival 2015 (Poland)
Agnė Narušytė, art critic, Vilnius, Lithuania
Alvydas Lukys, head of Photography and Media department in Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Vilnius, Lithuania
Gintaras Česonis, director of Kaunas Photography Gallery, Kaunas, Lihuania
Video made by Lukas Motiejūmas.