The reviewers panel is composed of photo editors, journalists, curators renown in the world of photography. After each workshop, each participant’s portfolio is sent to the reviewers so they can write a synthetic portfolio review. Each participant has his work reviewed by one reviewer. The review is then be published, if the participant agrees, on the participant’s page on Eyes in Progress’s website.
Independent curator and teacher, France
Editor-in-chief at Camera International until 1993, Gabriel Bauret is the author of books published by Le Chêne, La Martinière, Assouline and Filigranes, he also wrote prefaces of various monographs. Art deputy director for Month of Photography in Paris (2006), he frequently organizes exhibitions during this event. Art co-deputy of Transphotographiques of Lille (2010-11), he recently worked on the oeuvres of Shoji Ueda, Peter Knapp, Lucien Clergue, Daido Moriyama, Sacha, amongst others. He is consultant for Prix de Photographie of Fondation Jean-Luc Lagardère and teaches at Gobelins’s school.
Visuals Editor and Independent Curator, United States of America Ms. Biondi started working at GEO Magazine, she was the Director of Photography at Vanity Fair and STERN. She then worked as Visuals editor of the New Yorker where she has helped shape the look of the publication by establishing a group of staff photographers, commissioning both ‘Masters’ and emerging talent. Ms. Biondi works now as an Independent Curator, she has curated exhibitions for the NY PhotoFestival, Steven Kasher and Howard Greenberg Galleries. She is a columnist for PHOTOGRAPH Magazine. She was a juror for the World Press Photography and the Sony World Photography Awards.
Curator at C/O Berlin and head of C/O Berlin Talents program
Ann-Christin Bertrand is curator for C/O Berlin and heads the C/O Berlin Talents program, an annual internationally advertised competition for young contemporary photography and art criticism, and has organized several shows including “Larry Clark”, “Rafal Milach, 7 Rooms”, “Edward Burtynsky, Oil”, as well as “Christer Strömholm, Post Scriptum”. In addition, she organizes the “C/O Berlin Book Days” and is currently curating the series of public programs “In Transition: Thinking about photography”. She worked in Paris and Vienna as a curator, art critic and project manager. She is part of C/O Berlin since 2010. www.co-berlin.info
Photo editor of the FINANCIAL TIMES Weekend Magazine, visiting lecturer, UK
Emma Bowkett regularly participates at international portfolio reviews, festivals and awards, including Foam Paul Huf 2013. She is a nominator for the Prix Pictet photography prize. Emma has a masters degree in Image and Communication from Goldsmiths University London. After graduating, she took an internship at the V&A Word and Image department, before working for 2 years as first assistant to a commercial London photographer. She joined the Financial Times Weekend Magazine in 2009 and was involved in the relaunch in 2010. www.ft.com/magazine
Editor-in-chief, POLKA magazine, France
Dimitri Beck is Editor-in-chief at Polka magazine since 2008. As a founder member of Polka together with the Genestar family, he also participates in its development. He is part of several photo juries and regularly leads photo classes and seminars. From september 2004 till end of 2006, he led the Aina Photo agency in Afghanistan and The News of Kaboul made with afghans and international collaborators. From 1998 til 2004, he also did several assignments in Central Asia and Caucasus as an independent photojournalist. www.polkamagazine.com
Assistant Curator, Special Projects & International Outreach, International Center of Photography, NYC, USA
After studying International Affairs at Science Po in Paris, she started working for Magnum Photos in 2001. She then joined Martine Franck, Agnès Sire and Henri Cartier-Bresson to prepare the opening of the Henri Cartier-Bresson foundation. In February 2009, she started working for the photography department of the Museum of Modern Art where she worked with Peter Galassi. In May 2010, she joined the Capa archive and currently works with curator Cynthia Young. www.icp.org
Editor-in-chief of international photography magazine GUP, Netherlands
He holds an MA in MediaStudies (University of Amsterdam, 2001) and Photographic Studies (University Leiden, 2009). Since 2008, he has collaborated with Dutch-Turkish photographer Ahmet Polat in a longitudinal project on Turks of African descent. Since 2009, he also works as Editor-in-chief for GUP magazine. www.gupmagazine.com/.
European photo coordinator The New York Times, France/USA
Daphné Anglès is a Paris-based assignments editor for the The New York Times. A Franco-American graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, she has worked with The New York Times for over 20 years. She has served as Secretary of the World Press Photo jury since 2009 and sat on juries for awards such as the Canon Female Photojournalist, Bayeux War Correspondent, Prix Webdocumentaire France 24, Carmignac. She also curates photo exhibitions at the Central Dupon gallery in Paris. www.nytimes.com
Independent curator and teacher of History of photography, Spain
Since 1995, Marta Dahó has curated an important number of exhibitions and editorial projects for internationally renowned institutions, such as: Magnum Photos (2001 – 2005), The Art Contemporary Foundation Metrònom in Barcelona (1995 – 2001). More recently, she has been a free-lance curator for the Mapfre Foundation (Madrid) and has also prepared a large retrospective on Mexican photographer Graciela Iturbide.
Photo editor at Marie Claire, France
After Communication studies, Corinne Hamel started her carreer as a photographers agent then she worked as art buyer and freelance picture editor for the main communications agencies. She is also the co-founder of the website www.distinctimage.eu. Since 2011, she is the head of the photography department at Marie Claire in France. www.marieclaire.fr
Director at GEO magazine, Spain
Julián studied Journalism at Complutense University of Madrid, he completes his studies in Northern American Universities (Michigan State University, University of Tennessee). He then starts his profesional career in the Communications department of Hachette Filipacchi, and works in Paris Match and Deviajes newsdesks. In 2001, he decides to create his own media company Pilot Press and since 2007, he is the Director of GEO magazine in Spain, owned by German group G+J. www.mundo-geo.es
Photoeditor New York Times International, France
After graduating in 2003, Gaia started working for the italian photo agency Grazia Neri, in charge of the photographers’ editorial production, assignments and selection of new photographers. In 2007, she became photoeditor for the italian magazine Amica and moved to Paris to work for the International Herald Tribune in 2011. She is also a book editor, curator and reviews portfolios during photofestivals. www.ihtinfo.com
Curator at KUNST HAUS WIEN, writer and photographer, Austria
Since 2009 he works as curator for KUNST HAUS WIEN, responsible for several exhibitions of photography including Tina Modotti, René Burri, Henri Cartier-Bresson and Elliott Erwitt. His writings include books on Pablo Picasso, Tina Modotti and Friedensreich Hundertwasser. His personal photographic work circles around aspects of life and intensity, humans and their expressions and traces in the world. He served on numerous juries including Prix Ars Electronica from 2004 to 2007. www.kunsthauswien.com / http://ajhirsch.tumblr.com/curatorial
Head of exhibitions, Foundation MAPFRE, Spain
Nadia Arroyo joined Fundación Mapfre in 2006. Coordinator of exhibitions until April 2009, she subsequently became Head of Travelling exhibitions, overseeing exhibitions primarily outside of Madrid. In January 2011 she was promoted to Head of Exhibitions supervising the organisation of the department. Nadia obtained her degree in History of Fine Arts from the Universidad Autónoma, before moving to Paris and completing an internship at the Musée du Louvre. Nadia is currently working on a PHD on photography. Her thesis focuses on key Spanish photographer Alberto García Alix. www.mapfre.com/fundacion
Photographer and cofounder at Daylight Publishing, United States of America
Taj Forer is a photographic artist, publisher and educator. He received his MFA in Photography from UNC-Chapel Hill (where he is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Art) and his BA from Sarah Lawrence College. Forer is the author of two books of his own photography, Stone by Stone and Threefold Sun. His photographs have been exhibited in museums and galleries around the world and can be found in private and public collections throughout the United States and Europe. He is a Cofounder and current Editor of Daylight, the celebrated international photography publisher. www.daylightmag.org
Editor-in-chief at Il Fotografo, Italy
After studying politics (Indirizzo Internazionale), Sandro became a journalist and a photo critic. Since 1999, he has been responsible of Il Fotografo magazine and has been recently appointed as the Head of Photo Division at Sprea Editori SpA. In 2010, he curated the project RomaProvinciaCreativa. He has also collaborated with RAI-Radio 1, RAI-Radio 3, Radio 24, Paese Sera, Il Manifesto, F&D, Reflex. www.sandroiovine.com