After Malta’s first ever participation last year at Photoville 2016, this year Arts Council Malta in New York will once again return to Photoville as one of the programming partners presenting ISLE LANDERS, an exhibition by Maltese photographer Darrin Zammit Lupi.
Photoville, is New York’s premier photo festival organized by United Photo Industries together with over 80 curatorial & programming partners which, amongst other include Arts Council Malta in New York, New York Times, Instagram, TIME Magazine, ESPN and National Geographic. A modular event built from re-purposed shipping containers, Photoville attracts over 75,000 visitors annually. Featuring work by 500+ visual artists, it features container exhibits, outdoor installations, workshops, a beer garden, and night-time screenings in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Photoville opens on Wednesday September 13, 2017 and runs through September 24, 2017.
ISLE LANDERS is a long-term photo reportage exhibition documenting the plight and lives of migrants and refugees who have attempted to cross the central Mediterranean over the past two decades.
Photojournalist Darrin Zammit Lupi, started his photography career with The Malta Independent in 1992 and later with the Times of Malta. His work for Reuters has been published worldwide including in TIME, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Paris Match, Geo, Der Spiegel and others.