St. Barth Photo Festival and “St. Barth Libre comme l’Art” Competition


Space SBH – Contemporary Art Gallery, the Collectivity of St. Barth and the Association St. Barth Ile d’Art will be hosting the St. Barth Photo Festival from July 20 to August 30. The opening will take place on July 20 at 6:30pm at the Musée Territorial de Saint Barthélémy. The Festival features an exhibition of works by Jean-Luc de Laguarigue (Martinique).

Space SBH also announced the upcoming photography competition, “St. Barth Libre comme l’Art” [St. Barth Free Like Art]. Unfortunately, the DEADLINE for submissions is JULY 3, 2018! See below for more information.

The inaugural edition of the Festival will run through the summer, opening July 20th-August 20th and comprises a diverse and full program, including a photography competition, art/ photography workshops and island wide displays of photography to transform St Barth into a hub of photography. Exhibitions will be presented at the Musée Territoriale, Grand Fond Gallery and a ‘Through the Lens’ exhibition of photography at Space SBH Gallery.

During the month, the festival will exhibit both renowned photographers and others with a bright future as well as international and local artists. A photographic ambiance will be felt around the whole island of Saint Barthelemy. [. . .]

For details of the full workshop program – consult

For the Photography Competition:

The prize “St Barth Free Like Art” is to be awarded to the top candidates regardless of experience, age, nationality and place of residence.

There are no limitations on format – the only stipulation is for the originality of the artist. Candidates wishing to participate in the competition should search to show their originality and creativity and the works submitted should demonstrate a narrative as well as aesthetic and technique.

Candidates wishing to be considered should submit 3 photographs from the same photographic series together with a statement about their work in either French or English together with the registration form. Submissions can be made by email to and must be received by July 3rd, 2018.

The registration form can be downloaded from

For more information, see

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