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Harumi Niwa
Portfolio Reviewer


SIPF Portfolio Review is a springboard for works to be picked up by local and international reviewers. This year, we have a wide selection of portfolio reviewers ranging from editors to curators to festival directors. You will get to present your works to these professionals and receive useful advice and guidance on your works and careers.

In this 6th edition, a participant will be awarded the Best Portfolio Review Prize which gives him/her the opportunity to hold a solo exhibition in the next edition of SIPF in 2020.

Each participant can meet 7 reviewers of their choice, in a one-to-one individual 20-minute session. Participants should bring their actual printed portfolio for review. Presentation of digital files on a laptop is possible but not encouraged.

About the Reviewer
Harumi Niwa is a curator at Tokyo Photographic Art Museum in Japan since 1990, has curated a number of exhibitions including Josef Koudelka (2011), Sebastiao Salgado (2009), Miwa Yanagi (2008), Risaku Suzuki (2007), Hiroshi Sugimoto (2016) and plan to hold Lieko Shiga near future. She has been also teaching theory of photography at several universities.

Preference
As she has been researching photography as a communication media between individual and mass, she is especially interested in the change and transition of perception by photography since the 19th century to the present.

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