CIRCULATION(S), A EUROPEAN FESTIVAL DEDICATED TO YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHY, 9th edition
April 20th to June 30th, 2019
Based on the main exhibition that gathers 37 European photographers, Little Circulation(s) is back in 2019, still dedicated to children, and with an educational programme and activities thought out for the youth.
“” Within the festival, the photographers’ words and acts are at the core of the discourse. They point to the path to follow, what tangibly surfaces. This effort for horizontality and auto-organisation protects the festival from any risk of authoritarian diversion. In the context of a will to generally transform society, the institutional functioning of art and photography is not anecdotal. At the heart of the organisation of the festival, the rejection of authority states the removal of a distinction between “thinkers” and passive “doers”, calls for and supports everyone’s initiatives, from technicians to volunteers. The participants’ autonomy, supported by collective principles, values and perhaps ideals, contrasts sharply with the way many festivals are run. Against the neo-liberal or bureaucratic limitations that have been imposed in the field of culture, there stands the collective ability to imagine, the rejection of competitiveness and domination within this modest experience.[…]”
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Originally published at F-Stop Magazine.