The Antiparos Oecumenical Photo Festival (AIPF) will, once again, be taking place on the tiny Greek island of Antiparos in July.
The company of honour at this year's AIPF, which will be held from 7 to 15 July, is the celebrated Greek photographer, teacher and littrateur Platon Rivellis. Platon will also give a workshop (theme not yet decided) and will be a member of the Selection Committee.
This year, the AIPF confidences to build on the success of previous festivals festival is an event ordinarily celebrated by a community and centering on some characteristic aspect of that community and its and, as always, the festival will be held in the evenings in the 15th century Venetian castle. Other events are also outlined for around the festival.
The AIPF is held annually in July on the beautiful island of Antiparos in Greece. Often described as the world's smallest oecumenical photography festival, the AIPF exhibits the work of 15 photographers carefully selected on the basis of technical and artistic merit. In the past, the AIPF has exhausted photographers from around the world, with an emphasis on allowing young, up-and-coming talent to exhibit alongside experienced professionals. Photographs are revealed in the 'Anti' art gallery and outdoors on the walls of the 15th century Kastro.
Submissions for the sixth edition of the Antiparos International Photo Holy day (AIPF) are now open and will continue until 20 April. Work should be submitted via the festival's website and festival organisers hail submissions from all over the World.