Photival 2018 is now closed, we'll be back in 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. Visit the Previous page to check out what we did in 2017 the About page will give you more information or you can get in touch on the Contact Us.

In 2018 we hosted inspiring and engaging photographic talks, panel discussions, workshops and portfolio reviews with the aim of increasing visual literacy and social awareness. Our programme presented the best photographers, photographic educators, commentators, curators and editors in Aotearoa New Zealand, as well as drawing on expertise from a range of other sectors including journalism, NGOs and Technology. The diverse programme was hosted by Massey University and Flux at Wellington Museum.


Photival 2018 was generously supported by Wellington City Council.


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