North of Bilbao, in Spain, the small town of Getxo is presenting the sixth edition of an unusual festival with clear intentions and a thousand miles between it and the season’s major festivals: We are a local festival with international content. These radical Basques work with limited resources—there’s only a handful of exhibition spaces—but the 80,000 locals are unlikely to escape photography during the month-long festival. Photography is everywhere: installations, T-shirts, photocopies, on the tables of cafés and restaurants, and even on chef’s apron. In this region where gastronomy is inseparable from everyday life, food plays a part in the festival.
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