Braga, Portugal
Encontros da Imagen

Next: Sept 20 - Nov 5, 2016

Ângela Ferreira


Encontros da Imagem - Associação Cultural
Campo das Hortas, 35 • Braga 4700-210, Portugal
+(351) 253278633 / +(351) 917275950
ENCONTROS DA IMAGEM is an International Photography Festival organized in the roman city of Braga, Portugal, as as annual event since 1987. Every year during the month of September, Encontros da Imagem occupies many historic buildings, museums and galleries. In these different spaces, a wide audience has at its disposal more than 20 exhibitions mostly related to the central theme of each issue. The Festival has been taking back the concept of public art galleries, and every year organizes an intense period with actions such as exhibitions, open calls, international photography award, portfolio review, photobook market, projections nights and concerts. ENCONTROS DA IMAGEM 2016 edition will happen from September 20th through November 5th, and the opening week will take place Sept. 20 to 25th. It's an intense opening week, full of emotions and meetings that represent the starting point of the festival with a duration of a month and a half.

This year, the festival Encontros da Imagem aims to analyze, through various angles, the dialogue of contemporary artists involved in a social environment of constant change and revelations. In this edition, artists, photographers and curators will be invited to explore the theme of Happiness (Memory, Future and revelations) in its multiple readings, under the teaser "HAPPINESS, a Place in the sun".

You can see some informations of the last editions on the website.


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