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Background and Objectives

Background

  • Daegu has long been leading Korea’s photography culture. Based on its historical, cultural and human resources, the city is hosting the Daegu Photo Biennale in order to secure the city’s current position and achieve a quantum leap as a mainstream leader of photographic art.
  • The event seeks a new direction of modern photography in order to cope with the expandability of photos and rapid changes in photographic art in a digital technology environment.

Objectives

  • To create new cultural content based on the local photography culture and develop the city as future-oriented cultural city.
  • To nurture this event as a new international festival of photography by displaying and exchanging art pieces by top artists home and abroad.
  • To create a venue for festivals with exhibitions to introduce the international trends of photography, various special exhibitions, and photo symposiums where professional artists and the general public can share their ideas.