Manuel Álvarez Bravo » Carlos Alba » Yolanda Andrade » Lewis Baltz » Yto Barrada » Bernd & Hilla Becher » Bleda & Rosa » Marta Bogdańska » Harry Callahan » Javier Campano » Henri Cartier-Bresson » Francesc Català-Roca » Valeria Cherchi » Lena Dobrowolska » Walker Evans » Louis Faurer » Robert Frank » Lee Friedlander » Alberto García-Alix » Luigi Ghirri » David Goldblatt » Paul Graham » Anthony Hernandez » Hien Hoang » Kati Horna » Libuąe Jarcovjáková » Germaine Krull » Helen Levitt » Mike Mandel » Susan Meiselas » Joel Meyerowitz » Margaret Michaelis » Tina Modotti » Michael Najjar » Carlos Pérez Siquier » Tod Papageorge » George Platt-Lynes » Xavier Ribas » Humberto Rivas » Francisco Ruiz de Infante » Ed Ruscha » Maija Savolainen » Jürgen Schadeberg » Alexey Shlyk » Jean-Vincent Simonet » Miguel Vallinas » Ian Wallace » Garry Winogrand » & others
Festival: 1 Jun – 28 Aug 2022
PHE22: DOCUMENTARY-STYLE PHOTOGRAPHY, CLASSIC AND CONTEMPORARY SPANISH WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS AND AUTHORS, THE AXIS OF AN EDITION THAT WILL CELEBRATE THE XXV YEARS OF THE FESTIVAL IN 31 NATIONAL AND 12 INTERNATIONAL VENUES
PHotoESPAÑA 2022 will be held between June 1 and August 28.
Vicent Todolí and Sandra Guimarães will be the guest curators and under the title Sculpting reality they will offer an overview of the best of documentary-style photography.
Walker Evans, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Garry Winogrand, Lee Friedlander, Helen Levitt, Louis Faurer, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, Joel Meyerowitz, Tod Papageorge, Anthony Hernandez, Mike Mandel, Harry Callahan, Susan Meiselas, David Goldblatt, Jürgen Schadeberg , Edward Ruscha, Bernd & Hilla Becher, Lewis Baltz, Humberto Rivas, Luigi Ghirri, Ian Wallace, Xavier Ribas, Bleda y Rosa, Yto Barrada and Paul Graham are the authors included in the program of guest curators.
National Heritage joins PHotoESPAÑA for the first time.
Some of the best examples of landscape photography from the Royal Collections by authors such as W. Atkinson, J. Laurent, C. Clifford or Wodbury & Page, will establish a dialogue with images by the Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado, at the Royal Palace in Madrid.
The female gaze in photography will come from the hand of authors such as: Kati Horna – together with Margaret Michaelis-; Germaine Krull and Tina Modotti.
Spanish photography will be represented by classic authors such as Francesc Catalá Roca and Carlos Pérez Siquier and contemporaries such as Alberto García – Alix, Aleix Plademunt, Juan Baraja, Estela de Castro or Marta Soul, among others.
29 galleries from Madrid will participate in the OFF Festival.
Alcalá de Henares, Cuenca, Santander, Valladolid and Zaragoza will be cities PHotoESPAÑA
They will also host programming from the Alcobendas Festival, Almería, Córdoba, Elche and Ferrol
Some thirty national and international venues will join this year in celebrating the 25th anniversary of PHotoESPAÑA.
Futures Photography, the great European photography forum, will bring together international professionals and representatives of the European institutions that are part of the platform in Madrid.
PHotoESPAÑA recovers the Trasatlántica program and will travel to Equatorial Guinea in the fall thanks to the support of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) and its Network of Cultural Centers
PHotoESPAÑA celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2022. On June 16, 1998, the first edition of this event was inaugurated in Madrid, the main objective of which was to give photography a relevant place in public institutions, as well as to make the work of galleries visible.
More than 4,000 photographers have passed through the Festival in these years in which PHotoESPAÑA has had more than 1,800 exhibitions.
Throughout its successive editions, it has consolidated its commitment to photography, making it an essential discipline in the main exhibition halls of the capital and moving to other cities in our country such as Alcalá de Henares, Cuenca, Santander, Valladolid and Zaragoza.
Along with these venues, PHotoESPAÑA 2022 will be present in twelve countries around the world that have joined the anniversary celebration.
The XVV edition of the Festival will present between June 1 and August 28, 120 exhibitions by 442 photographers and visual artists.
Documentary-style photography; the visibility of women photographers who were decisive in their time; Spanish authors; or the new ways of expression in the field of photography and visual arts and the ability of this genre to address current issues, will be some of the axes of the program.