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Official opening of the festival – 29 May

© Marc Riboud / Magnum Photos, Tito's Portrait, Dalmatia, 1951

Tuesday, 29 May at 7 pm

6th Photonic Moments festival for contemporary photography will be officially opened with Magnum’s First: The Face of Time exhibition in Jakopič Gallery / MGML / in Ljubljana

Programme to follow:

30 May at 6 pm: Magnum’s First A talk by Mark Bischof and Andrea Holzherr – Jakopič Gallery / MGML

30 May at 8 pm: Ervin Debeuc – Cankarjev dom

31 May at 12 pm: Forum / Talks on Contemporary Photography – Aftermath. Ljubljana – Cankarjev dom

31 May at 8 pm: Aftermath. Changing Cultural Landscape – National Museum of Slovenia

1 June at 6 pm: Forum / Talks on Contemporary Photography – Aftermath. Ljubljana – Cankarjev dom

1 June – Edi Šelhaus – Atrij ZRC SAZU

Festival will be opened with the Magnum’s First: The Face of Time exhibition, comprehensive group presentation of Magnum’s early works of. The exhibition is a rediscovery and reconstruction of the first ever group show of this legendary photo agency from 1955 which was for many considered as lost. It presents works of the most prominent Magnum members. The show’s main theme is “photographic humanism” where people and their living spaces are photographed without any sensationalism.