The International Day of Photography

This year’s International Day of Photography fell on 19 August because on that day in 1839, the process of French inventor Louis Daguerre was made public. After years of experimentation, photography was finally ‘born’.

AntwerpPhoto celebrated this day with a special programme that places even more emphasis on Antwerp’s ambition to be the capital of photography. Together with the Antwerp City Council and the partners of the festival, a series of - naturally entirely Covid-proof - initiatives were organised.