Die Jury

Pavel Baňka


*1941 in Prague. Lives and works in Prague. His work is has been exhibited b\many international galleries and museums and is in many important collections.
He is a founder of FOTOGRAF magazine [published since 2002] an international magazine for photography and visual culture. Magazine is being published also in a full English mutation, which is distributed to more than 30 countries around the world. He works as a member of an editorial board.
From 1994 to 2018 teaching on Faculty of Art and Design, UJEP, Usti nad Labem,CZ, as a head of Photography atelier.
Many international teaching experiences as a visiting professor, e.g. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, (1990), Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 1992-93), Oregon College of Art and Crafts, Portland (1999), University of Connecticut, Storrs (2002), – all USA.
Visiting Professor on European Photography in Derby University, GB, (2005-2011).
More than 20 years acting as an International Portfolio Reviewer in FotoFest Houston Meeting Places and at many other similar actions.

Chloé Hipeau-Disko


Chloé Hipeau-Disko is a curator. She studied French Literature and Curating in Paris, Berlin and London. She worked as a photo editor and an art critic in the French cultural magazine Les Inrockuptibles. After few years working in the Lower-Normandy collection of contemporary art (Frac Basse-Normandie) and in the Institute of Arts, Architecture and Landscape of the Université Paris-Seine, she was, in 2018, the director of the Contemporary Art Biennial of Melle.



Eva Asaad