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

19:00 - 22:00 Opening (Facebook event). DJ Set by Kreshik and Nicolas Boochie @ Galerie Ravenstein
21:00 - 21:30 Award Ceremony @ Creative District, Galerie Ravenstein
22:00 After Party. DJ Set by Kreshik and Nicolas Boochie @ Muntpunt Grand Café

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 - 31.10 ClikClik Exhibition - ClikClik Contest @ Hotel BLOOM!
06.10 - 08.10 Photo Projection featuring Sergine Laloux @ Creative District, Galerie Ravenstein