Auckland Festival of Photography Trust
- Member for
- 18 years 1 month
Auckland Festival of Photography is NZ's premium international photographic festival, providing a diverse and inclusive platform, for the exchange of ideas, artistic expression, and engagement with photography and visual culture.
The Trust is a not for profit charitable trust working to further the presence and awareness of photography in Auckland through joint programming, audience development and profile raising activities. It is
registered with the Charities Commission, No: CC38839.
The Trust's goals and objectives are:
- Supporting and encouraging local emerging photographers to develop and exhibit their work to the public in Auckland
- Region-wide community partnerships and participation
- Partnerships with relevant arts and cultural organizations and
individuals in the art education and private sectors to facilitate the
presentation of photography
- A wide range of photographic arts stakeholders including public and
commercial galleries and mainstream and cutting edge professional,
- Open-access programmes include outdoor exhibitions and "Auckland
Photo Day" and "Auckland Photo Blog" (online digital archive)
- Representing cultural diversity through photographic exhibitions
- Strengthen regional identity and assisting the development of cultural tourism in the region
The Auckland Festival of Photography is a founding member of the Asia Pacific Photoforum, a regional grouping of international
photography festivals across NZ, Australia and Asia. Members comprise Ballarat, Chobi Mela, Fotografica Bogota, Head On, Higashikawa, Pingyao, Shimmer, Singapore and, of course, the Auckland Festival of Photography. The Asia Pacific Photoforum seeks to further the presence of photography across the Asia Pacific region as a medium for artistic expression and truthful dissemination of ideas and
information in an increasingly globalising world. View the website at http://asiapacificphotoforum.com/
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