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San José Foto 2016

San José Foto 2016

SAN JOSÉ FOTO is an international photo festival located in San José, República Oriental del Uruguay. With an international focus, its main goal is to bring photography into this inland region of Uruguay and closer to ordinary people betting on the use of formats and unconventional spaces. Facades, bars, containers, streets, storefronts ... all serve to engage the public with the images, creating a reflection and interaction with this.

San José Foto also gives importance to educational level, offering workshops, tours, lectures and screenings and helping nurture young photographers sharing with international authors.

San José Foto 2016

San José Foto 2016

San José Foto is an international photo festival located in San José de Mayo, Uruguay. With an international focus, its main goal is to bring photography into this inland region of Uruguay and closer to ordinary people with the use of new formats and unconventional spaces. Facades, bars, containers, streets, and storefronts all serve to engage the public with the images, promoting reflection and interaction.

Prime Workshop @ San José Foto

Prime Workshop @ San José Foto

San José Foto also gives importance to education, offering workshops, curator tours, portfolio reviews, lectures, and screenings and helping nurture young photographers by inviting international authors.

Portfolio Review

Portfolio Review

A highlight of the festival was a free portfolio review for more than 50 Latin American photographers, where they were able to meet with editors from National Geographic, the Open Society Foundations, and other publications, as well as photographers from Prime.

Guest Curator

Guest Curator

The 2016 festival was guest curated by renowned photographer Cristina de Middel.

SUPPORTERS

SUPPORTERS

The festival, and Prime's participation in it, was made possible through a fundraising print sale, as well as support from the National Geographic Society and Instagram.

 San José Foto is founded and directed by Prime photographer  Christian Rodriguez .

San José Foto is founded and directed by Prime photographer Christian Rodriguez.

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