Troisième édition du Brussels Street Photography Festival (BSPF)


05/10/2018 - 07/10/2018

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The Brussels Street Photography Festival (BSPF) is a cultural project whose objective is to promote street photography as an urban research tool, a form of cultural communication and a visual art. Inspired by Brussels’ urban landscape, the main ambition is to provide an international platform that looks at Brussels through the fresh eyes of its citizens and engaged photographers.
The program is organized around two photography contests where the best images submitted will be displayed on an open exhibition in Brussels. The exhibition will be followed by cultural activities that include lectures, workshops, round-tables, photo walks and photo feedbacks – bringing together knowledgeable photographers and photography enthusiasts.
The main exhibition will open at Halles Saint Géry on Friday, October 5 2018 from 7pm. Entrance is for free.

The BSPF is having two different street photography contests: Singles and Series. The main exhibition of the BSPF will display finalists selected from both competitions. Winners will be announced during the exhibition opening, on Friday, October 5, 2018. Two winners for each category will be selected for a total of €4.900 in cash prizes.

The BSPF contests are open now for submissions. Participants can submit the photos to any of the two street photography contests until Wednesday, August 1, 2018.

Throughout the year, the BSPF will organize several contests related specifically about Brussels, in order to enhance and promote the act of taking pictures in the city. These competitions will be when possible associated with other events aligned with the BSPF. These satellite contests will work as leverage to show the best photos submitted during the BSPF itself. At the moment, the first of these contests is called: Made in Bruxsel by BSPF.

The main exhibition of the BSPF will show the work of the selected finalists from the contests’ entries from Friday, October 5 in Halles Saint Géry, Brussels.
More exhibitions are being prepared in other locations such as Muntpunt, Maison des Cultures et de la Cohesion Sociale de Molenbeek and NH Hotel Bloom Brussels during the festival.

The program of the BSPF looks to explore street photography around different cultural events such as exhibitions, projections, talks, discussion panels, photo walks, photo feedbacks, workshops and parties. Our exhibitions are open to all public and for FREE.

The guests and workshops of the BSPF will be announced very soon!

The BSPF is curated by the Brussels Newsroom, an urban research-oriented platform that seeks to identify and disseminate the fundamental elements that shape Brussels’ daily life; and the people of, the popular tumblr-based street photography site.
Our team of enthusiastic supporters - who have trusted the BSPF and have a will to improve the image of Brussels - include: Brussels Newsroom,, Ville de Bruxelles, Visit Brussels, Halles Saint Géry, Muntpunt, Maison des Cultures et de la Cohesion Sociale de Molenbeek, NH Hotel Bloom Brussels and Laboriver.
We are currently talking with other potential partners including cultural organizations, schools and public institutions.

For more information, please visit:
Instagram: @bspfestival

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