FEATURED ARTISTS

Street Photo Milan is proud to present the line up of artists who will take part to its first edition. Some of the most influential international street photographers will animate the 9 days of the festival with talks, workshops and master classes.

BRUCE GILDEN

Talk: Saturday May 5, 6 pm, Spazio Edit, via Maroncelli 14
Masterclass Leica Akademie: from Monday April 30 to Friday May 4, Spazio Edit, via Maroncelli 14
Happy hour: Monday April 30, 7 pm, Spazio Edit via Maroncelli 14

Born in 1946, Bruce Gilden entered Magnum in 1998. His works are exhibited all over the world and are part of many permanent collections such as MOMA, New York, Victoria & Albert Museum, London and the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography.
Bruce has won countless awards and recognitions, including 3 National Endowments for the Arts, a Japan Foundation Fellowship and a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.

http://www.brucegilden.com/
Magnum Photo Profile

ALAN SCHALLER

Talk: Saturday April 28, 7 pm, Spazio Edit, via Maroncelli 14
Workshop Leica Akademie: from Saturday April 28 to Sunday, April 30, Spazio Edit, via Maroncelli 14

Alan Schaller is a London photographer specialized in black and white photography. His work often incorporates geometry, extreme contrasts, surrealism and shows the realities and diversities of human life.
He is one of the founders of the International Collective Street Photography International (SPi), created to promote Street Photography and give visibility to talented photographers who are not yet established. Today the Instagram SPi account is the largest global resource dedicated to street photography with over 440,000 followers and 11 million visits a month.


http://alanschaller.com/
SPi Instagram page

CRAIG SEMETKO

Talk: Sunday April 29, 7 pm, Spazio Edit, via Maroncelli 14
Workshop Leica Akademie: from Saturday April 28 to Sunday April 29, Spazio Edit, via Maroncelli 14

Craig Semetko is an American photographer focusing on authentic human experience. In the foreword to the book by Semetko "UNPOSED", Elliott Erwitt writes: "he is the essential photographer, that is, the one who sees what others could not have seen”.
Semetko was one of 10 photographers chosen worldwide by Leica Camera to be a part of its "10x10" exhibition celebrating 100 years of Leica photography.

http://www.semetko.com/

NICK TURPIN

Talk: Saturday May 5, 5 pm, Spazio Edit, via Maroncelli 14
Panel collectives discussion: Friday May 4, 5 pm, Spazio Edit, via Maroncelli 14

Nick Turpin was born in London in 1969. In 2000 he founded the international group of Street Photography iN-PUBLiC and in 2010 the Nick Turpin Publishing.
His work has been published in the volume On The Night Bus (2016) and in various publications, as well as being included in a series of group exhibitions. Phil Coomes, BBC News, considers Turpin "one of the best" street photographer. His film In-sight, about the history of iN-PUBLiC, was commissioned and awarded at the 2011 Derby International Format Festival.

https://nickturpin.com/
http://in-public.com/
In-sight film

RUI PALHA

Talk: Friday May 4, 7 pm, Spazio Edit via Maroncelli 14
Workshop Leica Akademie: from Saturday May 5 to Sunday May 6, Spazio Edit, via Maroncelli 14

Rui Palha was born in 1953 in Lisbon. He started photographing at the age of 14 and today is one of the most respected street photographers in the world. He distinguished himself in the Society of Portuguese Authors with the prize "Best Work of Photography" in the visual arts category, with his book "Street Photography". His Facebook page has over 330,000 followers.
In 2015 he was considered by Street Hunters one of the 20 most influential street photographer in the world (confirmed in 2016 by the vote of the blog readers) and the site "Top Teny" - Top ten of the best”.

http://www.ruipalha.com/