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More than 1,000 Faces of Leiden

On Saturday November 8, 22 photographers went into town to create a living portrait of the peoples of Leiden. The resulting photos were shown on the Urban Screen at the Stadhuisplein that same weekend.

Presentation and auction of photos by Teun Voeten

Teun Voeten, war photographer and antropologist, donates 3 photos from his work for an auction that will take place on Wednesday October 5, 2014, in Kooyker Bookshop in Leiden. The revenue will be donated to the Willem-Alexander Children’s Foundation (WAKF LUMC).

Impressions of the opening

Missed the opening or want to look back? We have a video and a photo report of the opening of the Photoville Exhibition and the Grand Opening and announcement of the winner (in Dutch) on the Stadhuisplein. Video Camera and editing: Duende Productions. Photo impression By Sean van der Steen and Frank van der Linden. Opening…

Unique exhibition of snapshots by Kiek

The Dutch word for snapshot is ‘kiekje’. Not many people know that this word was actually derived from the name of the Leiden photographer Israël David Kiek (1811-1899), whose trademark were informal student portraits. The IPFL presents to you a permanent exhibition of a selection of his shots in Grand Café Van der Werff. Kieks…

Signing sessions of (internationally) known photographers

Famous Dutch and foreign photographers sell and sign their work at the International Photo Festival Leiden. The IPFL welcomes photographers such as Koen Hauser (Leiden-based artist and Dutch ‘Photographer of the Nation’ 2014), Rob Overmeer (Leiden ‘City Photographer’ from June 2013 – June 2014), with work in which he captures the Leiden culture and identity…

IPFL-photographers in the spotlights on Photoville

The 20 ‘New Photographers’ of the International Photo Festival Leiden are on exhibition at Photoville New York (18-28 september). The exhibition takes place in a special IPFL container. IPFL was represented by its founders Hans Gillis and Pierre Luiten. Also Cindy Baar, one of the IPFL 2014 photographers, traveled to New York. The IPFL was…

Unparalleled number of submissions!

The application deadline for the International Photo Festival Leiden closed on August 22nd, after an extension of one week. In total, some 272 photographers submitted their work, unparalleled!