Biography

Bethany Kane is the Coordinator and PR of Exposure Photography Festival, based in Calgary Alberta Canada.

Previously the Coordinator of FORMAT International Photography Festival, Kane coordinated the UK's largest Photo Festival, working with artists, organizations and professionals worldwide to realize the festival's exhibitions, Photobook Market, Artist Talks, Masterclasses and related events. Kane also managed FORMAT's social media platforms and marketing strategies.

As independent curator and founder of Lost Generation Projects, Kane has worked with over 50 international photographers and her exhibition projects have been supported by University of Derby; Birmingham City University; Bene Culture; Art House Birmingham; Vice Magazine UK and Old Blue Last. Kane received funding from Multistory and Arts Council England to create Lost Generation IIII for the BLAST! Festival 2019. Kane has been a portfolio reviewer for events at Ort Gallery Birmingham UK and Emerging Talents Festival in Rome Italy.

Kane has self-published photo books including Hidden Hunger, An Archive of My Father’s Youth: 80’s and 90’s Football Culture and the Lost Generation series, whilst extensively researching contemporary photo-zine publishing - 'The Female Photo-Zine Publishers Shaking Up the DIY Scene'.

As a photographer she has exhibited internationally including in the UK Young Artists programme in Milan. Kane has had solo exhibitions at the Midlands Art Centre; Parkside Gallery Birmingham and Coventry Centre of Contemporary Arts.

For enquires please contact beth@exposurephotofest.com

Instagram : @beth_kane_

 


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