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Eyeshot Open Call 2023 Events Calendar: Discover the Photographic Journey in Naples

Uncover the bustling events calendar of the Eyeshot 2023 photography contest enlivening Naples’ artistic scene, with its heartbeat at the renowned Magazzini Fotografici. From the exhibition opening on November 3 to its culmination on January 28, delve into a series of meet-ups, workshops, and photo-experiences celebrating street and documentary photography.

November 2023


03

Friday

Eyeshot 2023 Exhibition at Magazzini Fotografici

Join us on November 3rd at Magazzini Fotografici, Naples, for the Vernissage of the Eyeshot Open Call 2023 exhibition. This inaugural event marks the onset of a three-month photographic journey, showcasing about 90 photographs deemed the finest by the jury, selected from over 15,000 submissions from more than 100 countries. Curated by Marco Savarese, founder and editor-in-chief of Eyeshot, the exhibition will delve into the rich visual and diverse global narratives, celebrating the essence of street and documentary photography.

WEDNESDAY to SATURDAY | 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM & 2:30 PM to 8:00 PM.
SUNDAYS | 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Via San Giovanni in Porta, 32 80138
Napoli, Italy

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04

Saturday

Eyeshot Photowalks: An Unscripted Journey Through Naples

Unlock Naples like never before, with your camera as the key and renowned street photographer Francesca Chiacchio as your guide. Navigate beyond tourist clichés to chronicle the city’s soul, guided by light, texture, and a dash of serendipity. Your photos become more than snapshots—they’re your unique story of Naples. And with personalized post-walk critiques, the journey of artistic discovery never really ends.

Francesca Chiacchio 16 Eyeshot

04

Saturday

Quartieri Spagnoli: Delving into Authenticity

Dive into the pulsating heart of Quartieri Spagnoli, nestled in the center of Naples, in this immersive Eyeshot photo-experience. You will witness the soul of a community at a cultural crossroads. From the hustle and bustle of vibrant street life to the subtle, yet profound impacts of gentrification, your lens becomes a storyteller, navigating a community that is as multifaceted as it is vibrant.

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10/11/12

Fri / Sat / Sun

Vineet Vohra Workshop

Delve into the realms of photographic storytelling with the “How to create a voice with photographs” workshop led by Vineet Vohra. From 10-12th November 2023 at Magazzini Fotografici, Naples, refine your vision and skills amidst the city’s vibrant streets. The three-day workshop, conducted in English, is open to 15 participants across all career stages, offering a unique chance for on-the-ground training and mentorship in capturing compelling narratives through the lens.

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17

Friday

A Photographic Journey into Naples’ Musical Heritage

Unveil the soul of Naples’ musical heritage with a guided tour into the city’s Luthier Legacy. Led by renowned street photographer Francesca Chiacchio, this experience offers you a lens into the city’s iconic luthier workshops. You’ll traverse the rich acoustic landscapes of the venerable Calace family luthiery as well as the avant-garde workshop of Gaetano Pucino at Liutarte. From centuries-old crafting techniques to modern artistic interpretations, your camera will dance to the rhythm of chisels and brushes, capturing the life cycle of stringed instruments in vivid detail.

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18

Saturday

Bagnoli, Naples: Chronicles of an Industrial Past and the Faces of Tomorrow

Embark on this Eyeshot photoexperience into the gritty transformation of Bagnoli, a district laden with industrial history and emerging aspirations. Guided by documentary photographer Claudio Menna, this experience challenges you to capture the intricate narrative of Bagnoli, an area that has seen a complex history of industrialization, abandonment, and tentative rebirth.

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19

Sunday

Rione Sanità: A Narrative of Change and Continuity

Immerse yourself in the intricacies of Rione Sanità with this Eyeshot photo-experience, a captivating journey that balances the weight of the past against the pull of the present. Guided by Claudio Menna, you will explore a neighborhood balancing its historic roots with the winds of change. Frame the ornate and the ordinary, the ancient and the avant-garde, in a neighborhood that eludes any simple labels.

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24

Friday

Capturing Naples’ Maritime Craftsmanship

Set your sights on “Capturing Craftsmanship: A Photographic Journey to Palomba Shipyard,” an unparalleled Photo-Experience that takes you into the very heart of Naples’ maritime craftsmanship. Guided by the expert eye of Francesca Chiacchio, a seasoned street photographer, you’ll delve into a vibrant, open-air studio where centuries-old nautical tradition comes alive. This journey is more than just a feast for your lens; it’s an opportunity to capture the intricate art of boat-making, from raw timber to the rhythm of the sea.

Cantiere Navale 9 Eyeshot


25

Saturday

Quartieri Spagnoli: Delving into Authenticity

Dive into the pulsating heart of Quartieri Spagnoli, nestled in the center of Naples, in this immersive Eyeshot photo-experience. You will witness the soul of a community at a cultural crossroads. From the hustle and bustle of vibrant street life to the subtle, yet profound impacts of gentrification, your lens becomes a storyteller, navigating a community that is as multifaceted as it is vibrant.

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December 2023


01

Friday

Behind the Seams: A Journey into Naples’s Oldest Theatrical Tailoring Tradition

The Photo-Experience will take you behind the curtains of Canzanella tailoring, Naples’ oldest theatrical tailoring shop. Here, your lens becomes a time machine. As you wander through corridors adorned with costumes that span centuries, and meet the skilled craftsmen behind these theatrical masterpieces, you’ll capture a world where fabric and history are intricately stitched together.

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02

Saturday

Rione Sanità: A Narrative of Change and Continuity

Immerse yourself in the intricacies of Rione Sanità with this Eyeshot photo-experience, a captivating journey that balances the weight of the past against the pull of the present. Guided by Francesca Chiacchio, you will explore a neighborhood balancing its historic roots with the winds of change. Frame the ornate and the ordinary, the ancient and the avant-garde, in a neighborhood that eludes any simple labels.

Rione Sanita 29.jpg Eyeshot


09

Saturday

Bagnoli, Naples: Chronicles of an Industrial Past and the Faces of Tomorrow

Embark on this Eyeshot photoexperience into the gritty transformation of Bagnoli, a district laden with industrial history and emerging aspirations. Guided by documentary photographer Claudio Menna, this experience challenges you to capture the intricate narrative of Bagnoli, an area that has seen a complex history of industrialization, abandonment, and tentative rebirth.

Bagnoli 26.jpg Eyeshot


10

Sunday

Eyeshot Photowalks: An Unscripted Journey Through Naples

Unlock Naples like never before, with your camera as the key and renowned street photographer Francesca Chiacchio as your guide. Navigate beyond tourist clichés to chronicle the city’s soul, guided by light, texture, and a dash of serendipity. Your photos become more than snapshots—they’re your unique story of Naples. And with personalized post-walk critiques, the journey of artistic discovery never really ends.

Francesca Chiacchio 39 Eyeshot


15

Friday

Capturing Naples’ Maritime Craftsmanship

Set your sights on “Capturing Craftsmanship: A Photographic Journey to Palomba Shipyard,” an unparalleled Photo-Experience that takes you into the very heart of Naples’ maritime craftsmanship. Guided by the expert eye of Francesca Chiacchio, a seasoned street photographer, you’ll delve into a vibrant, open-air studio where centuries-old nautical tradition comes alive. This journey is more than just a feast for your lens; it’s an opportunity to capture the intricate art of boat-making, from raw timber to the rhythm of the sea.

Cantiere Navale 10 Eyeshot


15/16/17

Fri / Sat / Sun

Lens to Life: Capturing Stories Through Documentary Photography with F. Dilek Yurdakul

Immerse yourself in the transformative power of documentary photography in this intensive three-day workshop led by renowned documentary photographer and National Geographic contributor F. Dilek Yurdakul. From 15th-17th December, through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, participants will learn to see through the lens with a storyteller’s eye, and capture images that resonate with truth and artistic flair.

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16

Saturday

Quartieri Spagnoli: Delving into Authenticity

Dive into the pulsating heart of Quartieri Spagnoli, nestled in the center of Naples, in this immersive Eyeshot photo-experience. You will witness the soul of a community at a cultural crossroads. From the hustle and bustle of vibrant street life to the subtle, yet profound impacts of gentrification, your lens becomes a storyteller, navigating a community that is as multifaceted as it is vibrant.

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17

Sunday

Rione Sanità: A Narrative of Change and Continuity

Immerse yourself in the intricacies of Rione Sanità with this Eyeshot photo-experience, a captivating journey that balances the weight of the past against the pull of the present. Guided by Francesca Chiacchio, you will explore a neighborhood balancing its historic roots with the winds of change. Frame the ornate and the ordinary, the ancient and the avant-garde, in a neighborhood that eludes any simple labels.

Quartieri Spagnoli Eyeshot


23

Saturday

Eyeshot Photowalks: An Unscripted Journey Through Naples

Unlock Naples like never before, with your camera as the key and renowned street photographer Francesca Chiacchio as your guide. Navigate beyond tourist clichés to chronicle the city’s soul, guided by light, texture, and a dash of serendipity. Your photos become more than snapshots—they’re your unique story of Naples. And with personalized post-walk critiques, the journey of artistic discovery never really ends.

Francesca Chiacchio 21 Eyeshot


January 2024


28

Saturday

Open Call 2023 Exhibition: Closing & Onward

As the sun sets on January 28, 2024, we’ll bid farewell to the Eyeshot Open Call 2023 Exhibition at Magazzini Fotografici. It’s not an end, but a pause; a moment to reflect on the extraordinary talents we’ve showcased and the impactful stories we’ve told. Until next year, keep those shutters clicking and those visions alive. The canvas for the next Eyeshot Open Call is already stretching, waiting for new masterpieces.

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