The 29th edition of the International Festival of Fashion and Photography at Hyères will take place at the Villa Noailles between the 25th and the 28th of April, 2014. The exhibitions will run until the 25th of May. The festival, directed by Jean-Pierre Blanc and presided over by Didier Grumbach, annually encourages and supports young artists in the fields of fashion and photography. Thanks to the support of the festival’s partners, several prizes will be awarded to the competing young artists.
The fashion jury, presided over this year by Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, creative directors of KENZO, met in Paris on the 22nd of January in order to choose the 10 candidates for the final competition (more than 312 entries received from 55 nationalities and 45 shortlisted). The members of the jury are: Maurizio Cattelan (artist), Pamela Golbin (general curator, fashion and textile, Les Arts Décoratifs), Spike Jonze (film director), Jay Massacret (fashion director of V and Vman), Jaime Perlman (creative director, British Vogue) , Chloé Sevigny (actrice), Carol Song (head buyer at Opening Ceremony) and Eric Wilson (fashion news director, american InStyle).
The jury has chosen ten young fashion designers and the designs by the selected candidates will be presented during three shows, coordinated and directed by Maida Grégory-Boina, which will be open to professionals and the public.
Yulia Yefimtchuk (Ukraine, Womenswear)
Liselore Frowijn (Netherlands, Womenswear)
Louis-Gabriel Nouchi (France, Womenswear)
Anne Kluytenaar (Netherlands, Menswear)
Marit Ilison (Estonia, Womenswear)
Kenta Matsushige (Japan, Womenswear)
Coralie Marabelle (France, Womenswear)
Roshi Porkar (Austria, Womenswear)
Pablo Henrard (Belgium, Menswear)
Agnese Narnicka (Latvia, Menswear)
They also has chosen ten young photographers :
Anna Grzelewska (Poland)
Osma Harvilahti (Finland)
Arnaud Lajeunie (France)
Orianne Lopes (France)
Birthe Piontek (Germany / Canada)
Virginie Rebetez (Switzerland)
Marie Rime (Switzerland)
Marleen Sleeuwits (Netherlands )
Charlotte Tanguy (France)
Lorenzo Vitturi (Italy / UK)