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August 25, 2021

BERLIN PHOTO WEEK 2021: What’s next in imaging

Get inspired by new ideas for the imaging industry at BPW conference online

Claim the city. This is the tagline of this year’s BERLIN PHOTO WEEK, during which top-class exhibitions and multiple events will take place. The festival combines photography, video, and art with the latest innovations from the imaging industry. From 27 August to 29 August 2021, BERLIN PHOTO WEEK broadcasts a diverse conference program live from the Haubentaucher the current club-location in Berlin. The conference includes a mixture of German- and English-language lectures with a focus on Saturday for the English-speaking audience. All program items will be streamed for free. Join us at For the detailed program, please visit the website

The BERLIN PHOTO WEEK Conference welcomes top speakers like, Jacob Felländer – artist and creativity activist, Rebecca Roth – social media specialist & imaging coordinator at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Yann Salmon Le Gagneur – Sony European Director of Product Planning & Strategy, Simone Klein – moderator, photo expert & curator of the Heinz Hajek-Halke Estate, Tommy Rönngren – owner of the George Hoyningen-Huene Estate Archives, Susanna Brown – curator of the photography section at the V&A Museum in London & curatorial advisor to the George Hoyningen-Huene Estate, Dr. Matthias Harder – director & curator of the Helmut Newton Foundation, Appu Shaji – founder & CEO of Mobius Labs, as well as Victor Henning – CEO Fjorden.

A special highlight on Saturday 28 August is the award ceremony of the prestigious EyeEm Awards, which will be presented as part of BERLIN PHOTO WEEK. The best images from the 25-million-member photo community will be awarded in six categories. In addition, one person will receive the coveted EyeEm Photographer of the Year award.

About IFA Berlin

In 2021 IFA is partnering with the BERLIN PHOTO WEEK, a unique and innovative event format for everyone who loves images.IFA, the world's most significant trade show for consumer and home electronics with a record number of new products being unveiled is the main market place for key retailers, buyers, and experts from the industry and the media. IFA 2022 takes place in Berlin from 2-6 September.

About Berlin Photo Week

BERLIN PHOTO WEEK is a conceptually and economically independent project that, based on a creative location with event satellites, will be visible and tangible throughout Berlin. After it was founded in 2018, the team of the innovative event format "Berlin Photo Week", together with the new strategic partners Messe Berlin GmbH and IMH Imaging Media House GmbH & Co. KG, will hold the third edition and simultaneously develop the photography festival further.

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