The 2014 PhotoBiennale in Thessaloniki Greece brings together an impressive collection of diverse imagery by photographers from 23 countries. What binds them all together is the theme of Words (or Logos, in Greek), and how words, text and dialogue interact with photography to create a rich, multilayered experience for the viewers.
The festival has several large group exhibitions areas, as well as about 20 smaller venues — all in the ancient, delightful port city of Thessaloniki. The exhibitions are thoughtfully arranged, allowing visitors to make "aha" connections as the various photographic works create a sense of dialogue with each other, and with the viewers.
LensCulture is pleased to present over 60 of our favorite discoveries here in this preview.
A major exhibition in Berlin explores the impact of photography on the aesthetic of modern sculpture — featuring works of 70 international artists.
A group show celebrating the joys of Russian summer as seen through the lenses of seven photographers from the 1950s to the present.
The economic crisis in Greece has forced the country's people to re-consider the most basic elements of Greek identity — this series explores the interiors of public institutions as a microcosm of this national soul-searching.
The Ozark backwoods are a place you feel — dark nooks in the woods and the banks of rivers, the smell of wet life and decay, a steady insect hum, the mysteries of darkness and light. Here some of the oldest stories of humanity are told — wanderers' lost souls and paths taken towards good or evil — but with a local twist in the tale of a strange orb of light...