Photoville 2012 is an exciting new concept making its debut from New York in June 2012. A celebration of photography the festival will run over two weekends with events in between from June 22 to July 1.
Brooklyn bridge park will be transformed into a photography village where massive freight containers will be transformed into temporary exhibition spaces scattered throughout the area.
Aside from the exhibitions there will be lectures, workshops, discuissions, night time projections and a summer beer garden with food vans apart from other things that will create a summer time vibe focused on the celebration of photography.
The festival is produced by United Photo Industries and their aim to quote them is;
"to promote and showcase emerging photographers through curated exhibitions around the world. Working in partnership with local galleries and key media partners... producing site-specific exhibitions that explore new thematic directions in photography. Drawing upon an international network of curatorial partners to provide unique exhibition opportunities for emerging photographers and facilitate their entry into foreign art markets.
Stephen Dupont's Raskols work will be shown at Photoville.
All exhibitions, projections, workshops and talks are free of charge.
where: Brooklyn Bridge Park, uplands of Pier 3, New York
when: June 22 to July 1, 2012