excerpt from the announcement:
...'A Glitch in the System, deconstructing stereotypes' an exhibition featuring the photographers selected through the scouting initiative launched on PhotoVogue, the photographic platform of Vogue.it, which boasts over 180,000 users, and as a result of the assessment of an internationally acclaimed jury consisting of experts from across the world, with different backgrounds and vision so as to provide the most inclusive and multi-faceted perspective.
The jury panel is formed by: Aaron Philip (Model), Alessandro Michele (Creative Director, Gucci), Alessia Glaviano (Brand Visual Director, Vogue Italia, L’Uomo Vogue), Alfredo De Stéfano (Founder and Director, Luz del Norte Fotografía), Ana Casas Broda (Photographer), Anastasia Taylor-Lind (Photojournalist), Azu Nwagbogu (Founder and Director, LagosPhoto Festival), David Campbell (Director of Programs and Outreach, World Press Photo Foundation), Dia Mehta Bhupal (Artist), Duan Yuting (Founder and Director, Lianzhou Foto Festival, co-founder and co-director, Lianzhou Museum of Photography), Emanuele Farneti (Editor-in-chief, Vogue Italia, L’Uomo Vogue, Casa Vogue, Vogue.it), FAKA - Fela Gucci and Desire Marea (Artists), Ferdinando Verderi (Creative Director, Vogue Italia), Ibrahim Kamara (Fashion Editor), Ihiro Hayami (Founder, T3 PHOTO FESTIVAL), James Estrin (The New York Times), Jenn Nkiru (Artist and Director), Jimmy Moffat (Founder, Red Hook Labs, and founding partner, Art + Commerce), Joana Choumali (Artist), Kimberly Drew (Writer, Curator, and Activist), Laura Roumanos (Executive Producer and Co-Founder, United Photo Industries and Photoville), Lotta Volkova (Fashion Editor), Marcelo Brodsky (Visual Artist), Michael Famighetti (Aperture Magazine), Michael Van Horne (Director, Image Archive at Art + Commerce), Pamela Chen (Creative Director, Instagram), Rahaab Allana (Curator/Publisher, Alkazi Foundation for the Arts in New Delhi), Rania Matar (Artist), Simon Bainbridge (Editor-in-chief, British Journal of Photography), Simon Baker (Director, MEP), Sophie Klafter (Photographer), Tasneem Alsultan (Photographer), Yumi Goto (Independent Curator, Editor, Educator and Publisher)
The current edition of the Festival, in keeping with last year’s theme “Embracing Diversity”, aims to continue exploring and promoting diversity in all its form by taking a step further, that is by extending the concept to include not only the subjects whose stories are being portrayed but also those behind the camera who tell those stories.
Photo Vogue Festival 2019 â¢ A Glitch in the System, deconstructing stereotypes
Curated by Alessia Glaviano and Francesca Marani