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PHOTOLUX FESTIVAL


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PHOTOLUX FESTIVAL
Date:
typology: art, festival
Area: Piana di Lucca
District/Locality: Lucca (LU) - Italy

The 2017 edition of the Photolux Festival is dedicated to the Mediterranean sea, the biennial international photo exhibition held in Lucca from November 18 to December 10.

The Mediterranean area is the scenario where the humanitarian emergency of migratory flows to the European coasts is going on in recent years, one of the most serious emergencies in terms of its proportions of people involved and of the repercussions on the system of values ​​and the identity of Europe. And today, more than ever, the urgency of returning to discuss about the Mediterranean area and its history to find a new dialogue between different cultures.

The 2017 edition of the Photolux Festival is a focus on Mediterranean photographers and those who concentrated on the "mare nostrum" procedure, to reveal unusual contaminations and trying to tell more about the sea where since thousands of years civilizations meet and clash, enriching and complicating history.

23 Exhibitions, 18 Talks, 9 Workshops, 15 Portfolio Readers, more than 100 Offshore Exhibitions in the Off Circuit are scheduled.


This year the Main Weekend of the rich program of the Festival will take place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November in Lucca, in the spaces of the Real Collegio where, as usual, photographers, artists, professionals and photographers will meet and where portraits, lectures and talks will take place, and where the Expolux exhibition space will be set up with publishers, specialized journals, printers and photo schools.

In addition to the exhibition section, this year ther will also be the possibility to work with some of the best photographers and professionals in workshops open to everyone (limited places available) or to present their portfolio to curators, photo editors, gallerists and photographers, completing the form on the site and book readings with the guests of Photolux 2016: Clelia Belgrado, Michele Bella, Bruno Cattani, Manuela Cigliutti, Claudio Composti and Veronica Iurich, Riccardo Costantini, Benedetta Donato, Sandro Iovine , Alessia Locatelli, Alessia Paladini, Fiorenza Pinna. The enrollment is open to all, until seats available.
 
PHOTOLUX FESTIVAL
18 November / 10 December 2017
Lucca Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio of Lucca, via san Micheletto, 3
Exhibitions: € 20,00 (*) / Reduced: € 17,00 (*) / Single Location: € 8,00 / Schools: € 5,00 (**)
* Promo online Vivaticket until November 15: € 15,00
** only at ticket offices

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