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KYOTOGRAPHIE -International Photography Festival

KYOTOGRAPHIE is a high-end photographic event that runs annually in Kyoto, for over three weeks during the height of the spring tourist season. With a unique approach in Asia to traditional exhibition, KYOTOGRAPHIE presents world-class photography with original scenography in Kyoto City’s unique traditional and contemporary architecture. Recognized as a distinguished photographic event, the festival successfully proved its significance in 2014 with around 40,000 visitors coming from across the country and overseas.
KYOTOGRAPHIE 2015 is widely recognized and celebrated Japanese and international photography from 9 countries in 14 iconic venues.
KYOTOGRAPHIE aims to foster an appreciation of photography as a medium and art form. The festival brings together the international arts community and creates opportunities and events that generate quality exchanges for people of all ages and cultures. In addition to the major festival program the festival also fosters opportunities for emerging photographers through its satellite event KG+.

Official HP:

  • April 18th ~ May 10th
  • Horikawa Oike Gallery, SHIMADAI GALLERY KYOTO, Ryosokuin (in Kennin-ji Temple), TORAYA Kyoto Gallery, Comme des Garçons Kyoto, Kondaya Genbei Kurogura
  • ¥700 for Horikawa Oike Gallery, SHIMADAI GALLERY KYOTO, Ryosokuin (in Kennin-ji Temple). For other venues are free. Passport: adults /2,500 yen, students (University, High school students) /1,500 yen

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