Portfolio Reviews

A portfolio review is one of the best ways to talk to world-class experts about your work, get a better understanding of your position as a photographer, and learn the most to develop your vision.

The Fotofestival Lenzburg invites every year professionals of the international photography scene to review the portfolios of the Festival’s participants: a unique occasion to meet personally, discuss your images in a one-to-one session and learn what is essential for you as photographer to grow.

Take your next step: Book now your appointment to one or more portfolio-reviewers. Places are limited.

Dates and Times:

Saturday, August 27, 9.30 – 11.30

Sunday, August 28, 13.30 – 15.30

Place: Stapferhaus, Lenzburg – Map

Price: CHF 40.–

Registration deadline:
August 20, 2022

For questions please write to: portfolio@fotofestivallenzburg.ch

Reviewers

Daniel Blochwitz

Curator of the Fotofestival Lenzburg, independent Curator for photography
Reviews in German and English.

Daniel Blochwitz (*1973/D) is a freelance curator for photography in Zurich. He studied photography in the USA and graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Florida in 2003. During his studies he taught photography for several semesters and curated his first exhibition together with Professor Barbara Jo Revelle. In 2003 he participated in the 50th Venice Biennale (Utopia Station) together with a small international group of artists and art historians around Martha Rosler. After his studies, Blochwitz went to New York at the invitation of the Whitney Museum to attend the postgraduate Independent Study Program there. In 2005 he began working for various galleries, initially in New York City and later as director of the Edwynn Houk Gallery in Zurich, which specializes in photography. Since 2015, Blochwitz has been a freelance curator specializing in photography and has realized various solo and group exhibitions for museums, galleries and off-spaces, among others on Vivian Maier, Arnold Odermatt and Lee Miller. In addition, he publishes, teaches and advises repeatedly on photography. Between 2017 and 2019 he was also given the mandate of artistic director and curator of photo basel, which he successfully developed further during this time.

Daniel Blochwitz is a member of the association Spectrum – Photography in Switzerland and was appointed to the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photographie (DGPh) this year. Daniel Blochwitz lives and works in Zurich.

Ute Noll

Photo Director of Magazine Du
Reviews in German and English.

Ute Noll is a magazine, book and exhibition maker with a focus on photography. Her project agency UTE NOLL VISUAL PROJECTS and her gallery UNO ART SPACE with a focus on international artistic photography have been based in Stuttgart since 2007. Ute Noll realises her projects internationally. Since 2013, she has been photo director at Du Magazin, Zurich, and is also responsible for the conception of Du Magazine in the editorial team and for its issue dramaturgy. Developing portfolio formats for various magazines since 1999 and author on photography since 2004. Co-festival organiser Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie since 2004. Lecturer FH Bielefeld since 2009. Since 2001, Ute Noll has been regularly invited to juries and international photofestivals such as Fotofest, Houston. In 2020 she was a juror for the Ilwoo Photographs Award, Seoul, the Foundation Prize for Photographic Art of the Alison and Peter Klein Foundation, Nussdorf, and the Nannen Jury Category Photography, Hamburg. She has been self-employed since 2007, before that she was, among other things, responsible picture editor, Frankfurter Rundschau magazine, 1999 to 2007. M.A. degree in sociology, Tübingen.

Anne Lacoste

Director Institut pour la photographie Hauts-de-France, Lille

Firstly graduated from a business school, Anne Lacoste wrote her Ph.D. thesis at La Sorbonne on the history of archeological photography. She was curator at the Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne from 2011 to 2017. She worked at Christie’s for five years before starting her career as a curator at the Photography Department of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Since 2005, her projects have spanned the history of photography with monographs on Felice Beato, Paul Strand, Irving Penn, Luc Delahaye, and Philippe Halsman, and themes such as the portrait, contemporary American photography, the photo booth, photo collections, and archives.