Tbilisi Photo Festival to be supported by Dutch Prince Claus Fund

Over the next three years the festival will use the grant support for its project dedicated to female photographers from across the South Caucasus. Photo: Tbilisi Photo Festival.

Agenda.ge, 21 Oct 2019 - 18:11, Tbilisi,Georgia

Tbilisi Photo Festival, an annual regional event bringing focus to hundreds of photography talent on the cultural crossroads, hosting panel talks and presentations, will receive financial and networking support from the Dutch-based Prince Claus Fund.

Alongside Khoj International Artists Association in India and Studio 8, a Jordanian-based artist platform, the festival is the latest Network Partner of the fund which offers opportunities for long-term cultural projects.

For the next three years, the festival founded by Georgian journalist Nestan Nijaradze and French photographer Lionel Charrier will use the grant to "support female photographers from South Caucasus to Asia regions", festival team said.

To be curated by Tbilisi-based Polish photographer Justyna Mielnikiewicz and the MAPS photo agency and collective, the project will benefit from the Dutch fund's financial support as well as one or two yearly meetings with other Network Partners for experience-sharing and networking opportunities.