FOTOFEST '23 HIGHLIGHTS
" FOTOFEST is not about just one place to see great photography but
multiple venues, laneways and walls, creating a visual symphony within the city"
Held across ten days FOTOFEST brings creativity out into the streets, from not just one venue but multiple spaces including laneways, businesses, walls and alleyways across the city.
This year we have 28 amazing exhibitions, many sharing powerful and moving stories of humanity and advocacy including two international photographers with incredible stories of life and the world we are part of.
A Pop up gallery at 129 Heretaunga Street West Hastings, hosts The Hawke's Bay Photography show, contemporary work from New Zealand photographers with many for sale.
This space will also host several community exhibitions and a number of workshops and talks - find out more here.
Entry is free , come along and be inspired by the creativity and passion of our presenters, from those who use their skill to create memories for others to those who use it to change the world.
While you're there, take in a portrait shoot like the old days with Tintype, or take a walk taking in the exhibition's around the city.
Head down to Toi Toi and check out the gallery showcasing 'Private Collection" works from a number of local and renowned New Zealand and international photographers, curated by Richard Brimer.
Napier doesn't miss out either, a trio exhibition at Creative Arts Napier ( CAN) and a multi visual exhibition at Napier Rock Shop, " From the Pit" showcasing the top NZ images from behind the scenes at live shows and gigs from around the country.
Be inspired !
Get yourself to Hastings for the annual photography 'fest for the region.
Below are all our exhibitors at FOTOFEST.
You will find their work featured in various places around the city. Download the map or collect a copy from isite or our gallery space at 129 Heretaunga Street West, Hastings.
Also, over in Napier : ( see more info below)
From the Pit showing at the RockShop
Floral Monochrome Fusion showing at CAN Gallery
Edges Framing and Gallery,
4 Donnelly Street,Havelock North have on show a range of award winning NZ photographers.
Check out the Photography Show at 129 Heretaunga Street West, Hastings.
Limited edition work for sale, for home and office
Get yourself to Hastings !
Hastings City will once again host this event for all ages, from exhibitions, workshops and competitions with something for everyone to enjoy and get involved in ( with or without a camera!)
Check out an outdoor exhibition or take in an exhibition in one of the pop up galleries over the 10 day premier annual photography festival event for Hawke's Bay.
With exhibitions from local and national Photographers, as well as workshops and casual talks on a range of interests and topics from different presenters.
Visit the Hawke's Bay Photography Show also at 129 Heretaunga Street Hastings, where many works are for sale for home and office.
( Image Petra Leary )
A focus on emerging photographers with encouragement and support to exhibit their work for the first time.
( Image Olivia Wilkey )
Send us a message
FOTOFEST is the annual photography festival event for Hawke's Bay.
Phone: 021 813 877