Exclusive UK Venue: Park Inn Hotel, Cardiff City, Dates: 12 – 16 October 2016
International Tour: LA, Melbourne, Tel Aviv, Hamburg and Oslo: January – November 2017
Ffotogallery is delighted to announce that it is partnering with Iris Prize 2016 for the staging of the IRIS AND ME exhibition and screen-based installation, featuring ten years’ work by South Wales based photographer Jon Pountney. This ambitious presentation marks the tenth anniversary of Iris Prize (Cardiff’s International LGBT Short Film Prize).
Ffotogallery has partnered with Iris Prize since the inaugural Diffusion: Cardiff International Festival of Photography in 2013, which Ffotogallery initiated and runs biennially. David Drake, Ffotogallery and Diffusion Festival Director, commented,
“It’s a privilege to be working with Iris on this exhibition, for the tenth edition of this ground-breaking festival and the associated Iris Prize. Both organisations share a vision to place Wales at the centre of the international arena in terms of supporting and recognising emerging talent”
Iris is identified as one of the top 50 film festivals in the world by Movie Maker Magazine, and the festival prides itself on sharing the best content from around the globe to audiences in Cardiff each October.