THURSDAYSeptember 12th, kl. 18:00Arbeidersamfunnets plass, Oslo
GRAND OPENING OF FOTOBOKFESTIVAL OSLO 2019 - a night to remember. Join us for the opening where we will be revealing the main exhibition Fixed on Reality with artists present. As you take a look at the exhibition and the photo books, there will be background beats by DJ Flanør and delicious drinks and food available in collaboration with Oslo Street Food at Torggata Bad. See you there!
MONDAYSeptember 16th, 17:00-19:00 Boksen, Kulturhuset, Oslo
FIXED ON REALITY - HISTORY SHAPED IN THE PRESENTThe seminar will take a closer look at specific photobook titles and go more deeply into critical analysis of the visual image. In the first part of the seminar Rona Yefman, also showing at the main exhibition, and Betting Camilla H. Vestergard will present their latest book and talk about vital subjects in their practice.
WEDNESDAY September 18th, 18:00-20:00Boksen, Kulturhuset, Oslo
The second part will start with the lecture of Katharina Sieverding and a presentation by Maria Pasenau, followed by the discussion Beyond the Photographic Image with invited guests. The discussion will touch inter alia such issues as responsibility beyond the visual image, critical analysis of photography in contemporary contexts, redundancy of visual material and its impact on identity and society.
SUNDAY September 22th, 17:00-19:00Kulturhuset, Oslo
NEW BOOK RELEASES AND LAUNCHES During Fotobokfestival Oslo, we want to give our FFF members the opportunity to launch and present newly released photo books. Last year we had great presentations and are therefore pleased to announce a new round of hot-of-the-press publications in 2019. The event is open to all audience. Perhaps you might pick up a brand new book?
16:30 Tronsmo Books and ChomicsBOOK LAUNCHESTerje Abusdal: Hope Blinds ReasonMärta Thisner: Drunk in LoveEspen Tveit: Oh Mysen, my little townTRIPLE ARTIST TALKS led by publisher Gösta Flemming of Journal Photobooks.
17:00 Atelier Felix, Kunstnernes HusLAUNCH OF STAFETT IICamilla Reyman (DK), Ingrid Eggen (NO), Mårten Lange (SE), Tomas Lagermand Lundme (DK), Hannah Modigh (SE), Nina Strand (NO), and André Tehrani (NO). Three of the artists will be present.
18:00 Oslo KunstforeningPERFORMANCE NIGHT: TANJA SCHLANDER Produced in collaboration with Rona Yefman and Ultima - Oslo Contemporary Music Festival. Part of Oslo Kulturnatt.
18:00 Fotografiens husHOW IS ARCHITECTURE PORTRAYED IN PHOTOGRAPHY?A conversation between architect and Associate Professor at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design Halvor Wider Ellefsen and writer Hans Petter Blad.In concurrence with Adrian Bugges exhibition "Den nye byen". Part of Oslo Kulturnatt.
14:00 Oslo KunstforeningEXHIBITION WALK-THROUGH with Rona Yefman
SUNDAYUntil October 6th
Oslo KunstforeningRONA YEFMAN: 'THE STRONGEST GIRL IN THE WORLD''The Strongest Girl in the World' is the first Scandinavian solo exhibition of artist Rona Yefman. She works in photography, video and performance exploring identity through a range of human encounters and experiences. The exhibition at OK juxtaposes work from two of Yefman's iconic series from the last decades.The exhibition presents two extensive bodies of work; "Let it Bleed" (1996-2010) with artist Gil Yefman and "Pippi L. - The Strongest Girl in the World!" (2006-2009) with sound artist Tanja Schlander. Both bodies of work have resulted from ongoing close dialogues and collaborations between the artists over many years. For more information, visit Oslo Kunstforening.
17:00 Cyan studioPHOTOzine MARATHONOfficial start of Cyan Studio's photozine marathon
19:00-23:00 Cyan studioOPENING PARTY of Photobookcafé
14:00-16:00 Vega ScenePANEL DEBATE. Freedom of artistic expression in the digital age. In connection to Maria Pasenau's exhibition "Pasenaus and the Devil". The event is part of a collaboration between Fotogalleriet and Vega Scene.
19:00-22:00 Cyan studioFINNISAGE. PHOTOzine and photobookcafé. PHOTOzine end sale and audience jury-party