Foto Biennale 2011 Photo © Steve Marshall

Foto Biennale 2011 Photo © Steve Marshall


Ballarat International Foto Biennale relies on the generosity of our Patrons, Sponsor Partners and Members to assist in the delivery of programs aimed to promote, exhibit, develop and build audiences for photography. We do this in the following ways:

Hosting the biennial festival: Ballarat International Foto Biennale (22 August – 20 September 2015)

Presenting leading national and international photographers as part of the Core Program

Facilitating open entry registration for Fringe Program

Creating professional development opportunities through Portfolio Reviews

Enabling career advancement opportunities through the Portfolio Review Prize

Publishing Core Program Catalogue and online journals: BETA and One Thousand Words

Maintaining a Volunteer Program

Presenting a program of free exhibitions

Presenting work-shops, master-classes and seminars during BIFB

Presenting free guided tours

Presenting an education program during BIFB

BIFB offers many ways for individuals and organisations to lend their support. Contact our office direct on +61 3 5331 4833 or see our Patrons, Sponsor Partners and Members pages for related information.