The Brussels Street Photography Festival (BSPF) official dates are from Friday, October 6 to Sunday, October 8, 2017.
The program of the BSPF looks to explore street photography around different cultural events such as exhibitions, projections, talks, discussion panels, photo walks, portfolio critiques, workshops and parties.
The main exhibition of the BSPF will show the work of the selected finalists from the contests‘ entries from Friday, October 6 until Friday, October 20, 2017 in Galerie Ravenstein, Brussels.
The guest exhibition will show the work of our guest photographers and a couple of photo collectives from Wednesday, October 4 until Saturday, October 7, 2017 in Muntpunt, Brussels.
Our exhibitions are open to all public and for FREE. All main activities are in Brussels for free and some require RSVP. Workshops require a fee and RSVP. For the talks and discussion panels we recommend visitors to come at least 15 minutes in advance. Photo walks are for a maximum of 5 people.
Please notice that all activities will be in English.
Please notice that this program is subject to change and will regularly be updated with more details of the activities. If you are planning to visit Brussels for the festival, we recommend you checking our visit Brussels page that has useful information about the city and accommodation.
BSPF 2017 Program
Friday, October 6
Saturday, October 7
|10:00 - 10:45||Talk by Ilya Shtutsa @ Muntpunt|
|10:45 - 11:30||Talk by Elena Chernyshova @ Muntpunt|
|11:30 - 12:00||Q&A with Ilya Shtutsa & Elena Chernyshova @ Muntpunt|
|12:30 - 15:00||Photo walk with Davide Albani. 5 spots. RSVP here. @ Muntpunt|
|12:30 - 15:00||Photo walk with Jakub Jasionek. 5 spots. RSVP here. @ Muntpunt|
|12:30 - 14:30||Photo feedback with Elena Chernyshova. 3 spots. RSVP here. @ Muntpunt|
|12:30 - 14:30||Photo feedback with Hakan Simsek. 3 spots. RSVP here. @ Muntpunt|
|12:30 - 14:30||Print/Zine exchange @ Muntpunt|
|15:30 - 17:00||Discussion Panel with Kurt Deruyter, Chris Suspect & Zisis Kardianos. Moderator: Kristof Vande Velde. Subject: Winners of the BSPF, the current state of street photography in the world and latest trends @ Muntpunt|
|17:30 - 19:00||Talk by Jérôme Sessini @ Muntpunt|
|19:00 - 20:00||Fragment Photo Collective reception for the Guest Exhibition @ Muntpunt|
Sunday, October 8
|10:00 - 10:45||Talk by Chris Suspect @ Atelier Bouwmeester, Galerie Ravenstein|
|10:45 - 11:30||Talk by Kurt Deruyter @ Atelier Bouwmeester, Galerie Ravenstein|
|11:30 - 12:00||Q&A with Chris Suspect & Kurt Deruyter @ Atelier Bouwmeester, Galerie Ravenstein|
|12:30 - 13:30||BSPF 2017 Curators discussion panel with Davide Albani, Sylvain Biard & Hakan Simsek. Subject: Some of the 2017 contest submissions discussed by the curators themselves @ Atelier Bouwmeester, Galerie Ravenstein|
|12:30 - 15:00||Photo walk with Barry Talis. 5 spots. RSVP here. @ Creative District, Galerie Ravenstein|
|12:30 - 15:00||Photo walk with Chris Suspect. 5 spots. RSVP here. @ Creative District, Galerie Ravenstein|
|12:30 - 15:00||Brussels guided tour by USE-IT (made by a local). 10 spots. RSVP here. @ USE-IT, Galerie Ravenstein|
|12:30 - 14:30||Photo feedback with Jakub Jasionek. 3 spots. RSVP here. @ USE-IT, Galerie Ravenstein|
|12:30 - 14:30||Photo feedback with Ans Brys. 3 spots. RSVP here. @ USE-IT, Galerie Ravenstein|
|12:30 - 14:30||Print/Zine exchange @ Creative District, Galerie Ravenstein|
|15:30 - 17:00||Discussion Panel with Ans Brys, Elena Chernyshova & Ilya Shtutsa. Moderator: Philippe Vandenbroeck. Subject: The value of Street Photography as a documentation tool of contemporary daily life @ Atelier Bouwmeester, Galerie Ravenstein|
|18:00 - 19:30||Talk by Thomas Dworzak. RSVP here @ Hotel BLOOM!|
|19:30 - 00:00||Closing Party, ClikClik Exhibition & Magnum Workshop slideshow. RSVP coming soon. @ SmoodS Bar, Hotel BLOOM!|
|20:30 - 21:00||ClikClik Contest Awards @ Hotel BLOOM!|
BSPF 2017 Exhibitions & Projections
|06.10 - 15.10||Main Exhibition - Finalists of the contests @ Galerie Ravenstein|
|04.10 - 07.10||Guest Exhibition - Guests, Fragment Photo Collective & Burn My Eye @ Muntpunt|
|08.10||ClikClik Exhibition - ClikClik Contest @ Hotel BLOOM!|
|06.10 - 08.10||Photo Projection featuring Sergine Laloux @ Creative District, Galerie Ravenstein|
BSPF 2017 Contests & Workshops
|17.09||Car Free Sunday Photo Marathon|
|04.10 - 08.10||5-day Magnum Workshop by Thomas Dworzak & Jérôme Sessini|
|04.10 - 06.10||Burn My Eye Workshop by Zisis Kardianos & Barry Talis|
|04.10 - 06.10||Workshop by Gaël Turine|