In its 20th edition this year, the Bieler Fototage of Switzerland examine the (re)construction of reality. Through 22 May, 2016.
To mark its 20th anniversary, the Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography will reveal how the contemporary image (re)constructs reality. Under the title “Permis de construire” this year’s festival will address themes such as the construction of identity, historical reconstruction, and artificiality. Particular attention will be paid to current creative processes, from the direct recording of reality to 3D, as well as various kinds of photographic montage. Specialists from three upcoming photo festivals were invited to contribute to the programming of this year's edition: Goa Photo (India), Joburg Photo (South Africa) and Fotopub (Slowenia).
With works by Aras Gökten (DE), Matt Kay (ZA), Etienne Malapert (FR/CH), Farhad Rahman (BD), Catherine Leutenegger (CH), Robert Ormerod (GB), María Elínardóttir (IS/CZ), Heather Dewey-Hagborg (US), Jon Naiman (US/CH), Simone Haug (CH), Annick Ramp (CH), Delphine Schacher (CH), Maryam Jafri (US/PK), Sheida Soleimani (IR/US), Melanie Cassidy/Michael Filimowicz/Andres Wanner (CH/CA), Michel Le Belhomme (FR), Miguel Ángel Tornero (ES) and Penelope Umbrico (US).
Please find more information at Bieler Fototage