Photolux Festival is the International Biennial of Photography of Lucca.
Light, the essence of photography, is the symbol of this project. In this important historical moment images constantly pervade our daily life and, Photolux, like an ancient darkroom, aims to reflect a clear and defined selection of the international photographic panorama. In a perspective of energy and discovery, Photolux Festival represents a precious occasion of encounter, a crossroads of great masters, of photo experts and enthusiasts, giving the chance to observe new talents and the most avant-garde languages.
Also if the festival has been organised only since a few years, it has already become one of the most interesting in Europe thanks to the quality of the exhibitions, the authors and the organizational efficiency of the staff. The presence of experts and journalists, including international guests, and the consensus of critics, the audience and press confirm that Lucca can be considered as a reference point for photography in Italy and Europe.
In the program:
28 May / 29 August 2021
L'inizio del Futuro (The beginning of the Future), curated by Giulia Ticozzi and Arcipelago-19, with an audiovisual installation by Cesura. Racconti della Pandemia – Il fondo COVID-19 dell'Archivio Fotografico Lucchese (Tales of the Pandemic - The COVID-19 fund of the Lucchese Photographic Archive), edited by Enrico Stefanelli and Chiara Ruberti.
World Press Photo 2020. Bitter Leaves, Rocco Rorandelli. Foul & Awesome Display, curated by Francesco Colombelli.
The complete programme of the festival is available on the website www.photoluxfestival.it