March 08, 2013

Death of a Festival

Foto Freo "discontinued"
Alison Stieven-Taylor 8 March 2013

Rumors have been circulating that Australia’s long-standing biennial photography festival, Foto Freo, was on shaky ground. This week the worst was confirmed when the Festival board announced that Foto Freo was being “discontinued”, as if it were a supermarket line that was no longer popular as opposed to an important, and respected photographic event on the international calendar... to read this article in full please click on the link above, Feature Articles, or here.

Philip Blenkinsop at the first Foto Freo 2002

Magnum's Antoine D'Agata holds floor talks in 2006