Julia Durkin

Julia Durkin is the Public Participation Director, Auckland Festival of Photography in New Zealand. In 2004 she founded the annual Auckland Festival of Photography, and started a 24 hour people’s competition Auckland Photo Day. In 2010 she was instrumental in the Auckland Festival of Photography joining as a founding member of the Asia Pacific Photoforum, a regional grouping of international photography festivals in NZ, Australia, Asia and Pacific Rim that seeks to further the presence of photography across the Asia Pacific. She has been a Portfolio Reviewer at Kaunas Photo, Lithuania, Pingyao International Photography Festival, China & Angkor Photo Festival, Cambodia.