Leica Camera AG partners with the Nordic Light International Festival of Photography:
Solms (ots) - Leica Camera AG is an official partner of the 2013 at the Nordic Light International Festival of Photography in Kristiansund Norway (23 to 27 April 2013). During the weeklong festival, internationally renowned top photographers meet with locals, students, amateurs and students in a number of exhibitions, workshops and cultural events. The aim is to photography as an art form in a mixture of exhibitions and cultural events make for a wider public experienceable and experience and thereby to raise the understanding of good photography.
In the previous year some 70,000 visitors have underlining the international importance of the festival again. Leica has been involved since the beginning of the Nordic Light Festival 2006 with exhibitions of renowned photographers. This year for the first time Leica has the status of an official partner. Confessing Leica photographers such as the Dane Jacob Aue Sobol and other Leica enthusiasts make the festival from their works and give workshops and portfolio reviews insights into their work. Product presentations, workshops and a Leica Evening with Leica staff complement, the festival offered by the company.
"Nordic Light has in recent years become one of the most important and highest quality festival for contemporary photography in Europe developed, "explains Karin Rehn-Kaufmann, Artistic Director of the Leica Gallery in Salzburg. "Through its unique concept allows a very special closeness of the exhibiting photographers to festival-goers."
Alfred Schopf, CEO of Leica Camera AG: "The Festival and Leica are complementary in their objectives: create an understanding of good photography and allow the technologically better picture The partnership with Nordic Light was as logical consequence.". Leica wishes to establish a long-term partnership with the Nordic Light Festival, the Crested further. (Google translation)