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Opening Week

Wednesday, 24th August 2022

11:00 Opening of the exhibition I Don’t Want to Be Gay in This Ukraine by Ilvy Njiokiktjien (NL), Galerija Fotografija, Levstikov trg 7, Ljubljana

19:00 opening event of the Kranj Foto Fest 2022 and music DJ Borka, Layer House, Tomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj. In case of rain at Galerija Janez Puhar, stolp Škrlovec, Škrlovec 1

Thursday, 25th August 2022

9:00–17:00 VII Academy Workshop Contemporary Documentary Practice, ZVKDS, OE Kranj, Tomšičeva ulica 7, Kranj

10:3011:30 talk with Allan Salas (CR), Mathias Benguigui and Agathe Kalfas (FR), Layer House, Mahlerca, Tomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

12:00–12:45 talk with Ludwig Nikulski (DE), Street Gallery Mergentalerjeva, Tomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

15:0015:45 talk with Mitar Simikić (BiH), Castle’s Garden, Tomšičeva ulica 44, Kranj

16:0016:45 talk with Nataša Košmerl (SI) and Valentin Goppel (DE), Glavni trg in front of Prešeren Theatre, Kranj 

17:0018:30 lecture How to prepare and construct a visual story by Arne Hodalič (SI), editor at National Geographic Slovenia, Layer HouseŠkrlovec HallTomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

19:3020:00 lecture on Finding your visual voice in long-term storytelling projects by Ilvy Njiokiktjien (NL), Layer HouseŠkrlovec HallTomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

20:0020:30 lecture on telling stories with case studies Quest for Identity and Dispatches in Exile by Ziyah Gafić (BiH), Layer House, Škrlovec Hall, Tomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

20:3021:30 round table with Ilvy Njiokiktjien (NL) and Ziyah Gafić (BiH), moderator Erik Valenčič (SI), Layer House, Škrlovec Hall, Tomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj


Friday, 26th August 2022

9:00–13:30 portfolio reviews, lobby of the Municipality of Kranj, Slovenski trg 1, Kranj

11:0011:45 talk with Gleeson Paulino (BR), TAM-TAM Street gallery Na mestuGregorčičeva ulica 1, Kranj

15:30–18:30 VII Academy Workshop Contemporary Documentary Practice, ZVKDS, OE Kranj, Tomšičeva ulica 7, Kranj

16:3017:30 walk to the Kokra canyon with Gabriele Chiapparini, Camilla Marrese (IT) and Katerina Kouzmitcheva (BY), departure from Layer House at 16:15, Tomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

17:0018:00 performance What if Puhar, Pajer and Prešeren met? by Petra Puhar, Glavni trg, in case of rain at KD BB teater, Kranj

18:3020:00 talk with Slovenian photographers from the group exhibition Home: A State of Transition  18 Slovene Photographers, 18 Storiesmoderators Hana Čeferin and Barbara Čeferin, Layer House, Škrlovec HallTomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

20:30–20:50 announcement of the portfolio review winner & launch of Triglav Young Photography Hopes & Kranj Foto Fest open call, Layer House, Škrlovec HallTomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

21:0023:00 night projections: community of Kranj on “What is home?” and a loop projection of photographers from the 2022 open call Home: A State of Transition, open market, Tavčarjeva ulica 24, Kranj

Saturday, 27th August 2022

9:00–13:00 VII Academy Workshop Contemporary Documentary Practice, ZVKDS, OE Kranj, Tomšičeva ulica 7, Kranj

10:00–12:00 gathering with photo books, Layer House, 1st floor, Tomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

12:0013:00 guided tour of the exhibition Before It’s Gone with M’hammed Kilito (MA), winner of the 2022 open call Home: A State of Transition, Janez Puhar Gallery, Škrlovec tower, Škrlovec 1, Kranj

15:0016:00 lecture Photography in 2022: The advantages of mirrorless creativity by Andrej Korenč (SI), Nikon, Layer House, Škrlovec HallTomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

16:00–17:30 Nikon photowalk with Arne Hodalič (SI), apply at[2] registration is mandatory, meeting point at 15:15, Layer House, Tomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

16:0017:00 guided tour of the exhibition Die and Become Something with Lin Gerkman (SI), winner of the Portfolio review 2021, Layer House, Medprostor GalleryTomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

17:3019:00 round table Visions of Home: A public discussion with selected photographers from the open call, moderator Miha Colner (SI), Layer house, Škrlovec HallTomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

19:3020:30 lecture Transition from art and street photography to war photojournalism by Kateryna Radchenko (UA), director of Odesa Photo Days, Layer House, Škrlovec Hall, Tomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

21:0022:00 night projections Odesa Photo Days (UA), Dispatches in Exile (BiH), Foto Féminas (VE) & PhMmuseum (IT), Khislstein castle, Vovk garden, Tomšičeva ulica 44, Kranj / in case of rain at Škrlovec Hall, Tomšičeva ulica 32

22:00 jazz concert Patricija Škof quartet, Layer HouseTomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

Sunday, 28th August 2022

10:30–13:00 just to say “see you soon”: a relaxing stroll in the canyon of Kokra, meeting point at 10:30, Layer House, Tomšičeva ulica 32, Kranj

And more!

26.28.8 workshop with Klavdij Sluban (closed event), old city centre of Kranj

29.8 ob 20:00 presentation Lives of Sahrawi in Western Sahara by Arne Hodalič (SI), Rendez Vous kavarna in slaščičarna, Oprešnikova 28, Kranj. In case of rain, the presentation will be postponed. 

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