Chiang Mai Photo Festival founded and runs by Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University. The festival’s mainly supported by Chiang Mai University and private sectors in Thailand.
CMPF is established to compiling of the photographic works focusing on young emerging artists, the collaborative projects from both Thai and international photographic related programme from many universities around the world. It is a very new platform with initiating to have new space for contemporary photographic practice and aesthetically express the perspective of new generations through photographic and Visual language.
Under the name of FOFA CMU that means we focus on creating a well establishing an educational activities by experienced our youth with an international photo festival. On top of that to make Chiang Mai to be known and connected to the world. The festival itself is established with the purpose of serving knowledge and academic content in Photography and Visual Art, tie up connections between photographic programmes in Asia and universities across the world.
We would like push up a new state of the art for young Thai and regional visual base artists, which enables them to develop their potentiality as well as their body of works by giving those the opportunity to observe and exchange the academic upshot of photographic study.