Monday, 30 September 2013

Urs Stahel invited by Delhi Photo Festival to give inaugural talk

Swiss curator, editor and author Urs Stahel invited by the festival directorate of the Delhi Photo Festival 2013.

Swiss curator, editor and author Urs Stahel has been invited by Delhi Photo Festival 2013 to give the inaugural talk of the Festival at the India Habitat Centre, Delhi. The festival directorate has also requested Urs to review portfolios and have an open interactive session with participants of the Festival. The Embassy of Switzerland will host an interactive lunch for Urs Stahel with select gallerists and curators.

Dates: 27 - 29 September 2013 
Venue: India Habitat Centre, Delhi 
Entry: As per festival rules 

Urs Stahel's visit has been supported by Pro Helvetia - Swiss Arts Council. 

About Urs Stahel: 
Well known Swiss curator, editor and author of numerous exhibitions and publications, Urs Stahel was born in 1953 in Zurich. Until recently he was the Director of the Fotomuseum Winterthur. He holds a Masters degree in German Linguistics and Literature, general History and Philosophy. From 1982 to 1992 Urs was a freelance curator and art critic, and editor of the art magazine Du and lecturer in history of art and photography at the School of Art and Design in Zurich. 

About the Festival: 
The biennial Delhi Photo Festival is an initiative of the India Habitat Centre & Nazar Foundation to bring photography into the public space, thereby creating awareness of photographic arts and initiating dialogue amongst its many practitioners and lovers. Learning, sharing, showing new work, giving voice to young collectives, interaction between photo practitioners and enthusiasts as well as popularizing the art of photography are some of the aims of the Delhi Photo Festival.


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