4-26 may 2019
Photival is the not-for-profit, Wellington documentary photography festival focusing on social, economic and environmental issues. Our aim is to show people thought provoking and inspiring photographic work and then give them the tools they need to engage with positive change.
2019 theme - influence
What are we, our communities and the earth influenced by? How do we influence one another - and how does artistic influence render new results? With a focus on local photographers we'll share some of the best documentary photography in New Zealand. Under this years festival theme of Influence we have partnered with ActionStation. ActionStation is an independent, crowdfunded, community campaigning organisation that aims to positively influence and enact people powered change. For more information visit our Partners page.
Please check the gallerys’ websites for their individual opening times
Influence + Impact: Save the Children in Daulatdia Brothel : 4 May : Free
Talk; Todd Henry : 7 May : Free
Live From the Moon: A Conversation : 9 May : Free
Talk; Haru Sameshima : 11 May : Free
Urban Photo Workshop : 11 & 12 May
Photo Film Weekend : 18 & 19 May
BTS Te Papa’s Photography Collection : 25 May
Edith Amituanai + Anna Miles in Conversation : 26 May : Free
Photo-Booth Competition : Ongoing : Free
We want to know what photographer has influenced you the most and why! Post with your answer on Facebook or Instagram with #photoinfluencers and Photival and Splendid Photo. You'll be entered into the prize draw to win all this booty worth $140! 📸 Thank you so much to Splendid Photo for this amazing package.
- Splendid tote - Splendid T-shirt (colour and size of you choice) - 2 x medium dev & scan packages (B&W and colour) - 1 x B&W 35mm film, 1 x colour 35mm film
The winner will be announced at the conclusion of the festival at the end of May. Good luck!
New Influencers peoples choice award
Vote for your favourite New Influencer at Te Auaha Gallery in the People’s choice award and be in with a chance to win a Sony HD AS50 Action Cam (left) & accessories! The People’s Choice winner will be gifted an A6300 E-Mount Camera with E-Mount 16-50mm zoom lens (right) from Sony to enhance their ongoing practice.
Photival 2019 is generously supported by Wellington City Council.
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