Fotodoks 2017 – Festival for contemporary documentary photography


  • 11.10.2017. - 15.10.2017

A Festival for Contemporary Documentary Photography, in five days explored and discussed in talks, readings, presentations, workshop and on top there will be performances and screenings of relevant films.

US of A is the 2017 partner country, and FOTODOKS asks with the theme ME:WE for the development of forms of society and the relation between the individual and the collective: new social realities, virtual participation, egocentrism and nationalism.

An extra photobookstore to explore, even more works, and a bar for introductions, handshakes, hugs, thirsty pit-stopping, Apen-Essen and aftermath.

Entrance to all of the program is FREE

The new main location: Fotodoks Festival Lothringer13 Halle & Rroom Lothringer Straße 13 81667 Munich

Fotodoks exhibition will be up and running until Nov. 26th

Collaborative partner: Amerikahaus München Exhibiting Mark Steinmetz “united states 2” Opening on Oct. 12th running from Oct.13th - Dec. 22nd

Artists in the Exhibition at Lothringer13:

Michael Dannerr (D) Tim Davis (USA) Thomas Dworzak (D) Annie Flanagan (USA) Paul Kranzler (A) Kristin Loschert (D) Harris Mizrahi (USA) Stefanie Moshammer (A) Andrea Ellen Reed (USA) Lisa Riordan Seville & Zara Katz with special guest Kristal (USA) Sofia Valiente (USA) Christina Werner (A) Mike Mandel & *Chantal Zakari (USA) Ruddy Roye (USA) Gregory Halpern (USA) Endia Beal (USA) Richard Renaldii (USA)

*will all join in the festival program

Other Artists and journalists involved in the events: Irina Rozovsky (US) Johan Grimonprez (B) Lasse Barkfors (DK) Olof Olsson (SE) Pia Dangelmayer (D) Franz Dobler (D) Thomas Galler (CH) Eva Leitolf (D) and more

This years moderators: Pia Dangelmayer Chris Fitzpatrick Eva Leitolf Konstantin Lannert Gürsoy Dogtas and more…

Special guests from Fotodok/Utrecht & we thank DGPh for their contribution for a Saturday lecture

MOVIES - all FREE screenings: Shadow World by Johan Grimonprez (Sun. 15th at 11h ) Pervert Park by Lasse & Frida Barkfors (Fri. 13th. at 14h) Stop the Pounding Heart by Roberto Minervina (Sat. 14th at 22h) - DOK.Fest into Fotodoks

BOOKPRESENTATION: Thomas Galler - about his book Palm Trees, Sunsets, Turmoil and in a dialogue with Johan Grimonprez Thomas Dworzak - presents his rare book series The Instagram Book Mark Steinmetz book signing

WORKSHOP: A two day workshop by Mark Steinmetz in collaboration with Amerikahaus.

PERFORMANCES: Tim Davis - surprise/artists statement Olof Olson - Driving The Blues Away

VIDEO TALKS by: Chantal Zakari Endia Beal

READINGS: Franz Dobler Tim Davis

Parties: Opening Party: Oct. 11th at Lothringer13 with speeches and musical performance by Colossus Of The Road Saturday Party: Oct. 14th at Container Collective with DJs Sepalot, Prügelprinz Ernst August & Carolin von Monaco plus Florian Keller

For more information the website and facebook will keep you posted

With love and respect Fotodoks Team