151 exhibitors and more than 1000 artists, 4 days of conferences and 2 prizes. A rich new edition in Paris with the exhibitions "Recent Acquisitions", "Private Collection" and "Open Book" as well as official partners' exhibitions & associated events. In 2012, it is David Lynch that the Fair entrusts with the task of choosing from among the works exhibited by the gallery owners.
This unique panorama comes again with an ambitious programming with the exhibitions "Recent Acquisitions", "Private Collection" and "Open Book" as well as official partners' exhibitions & associated events.
The Fair is also punctuated by book signings, the Paris Photo – Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards, and talks by the panel members on the Platform with, among others, Hilla Becher, Rem Koolhaas and David Lynch.
The latter has also selected around a hundred photographs from the participating galleries. His choice will be presented as a book: Paris Photo vu par David Lynch and a course through the heart of the Fair to be found on our mobile app.
For the first time, Paris Photo puts in place an original journey within the galleries: "Paris Photo vu par...", which will be entrusted to a different personality each year.
In 2012, it is David Lynch that the Fair entrusts with the task of choosing from among the works exhibited by the gallery owners. The resulting journey of that selection will be identified in the Fair and a book will be published by Steidl.
An original way for the public to contemplate the works whilst at the same time discovering David Lynch's aesthetic universe.
A portfolio of the 99 photographs selected is on view on our Mobile Application
Paris Photo and the Aperture Foundation in New York are proud to present the shortlist of 30 books selected for the Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards.
2 categories are defined for this yearly competition, opened to publishers:
FIRST PHOTOBOOK: a shorlist of 20 works, first monographs published during the past year. the winner of this category will receive a 10,000$ prize.
PHOTOBOOK OF THE YEAR: a selection of 10 photobooks published during the year.
Two panels of judges composed of Phillip Block, Chris Boot, Julien Frydman, Lesley A. Martin, James Wellford, Els Barents, Roxana Marcoci, Britt Salvesen (Curator and Head of the Wallis Annenberg Department of Photography and the Department of Prints and Drawings, Los Angeles County Museum of Art), Thomas Seelig andt Timothy Pruss will announce the winners on Friday, November 16th at 1.00pm.
The selected work will be displayed in the 3rd issue of the PhotoBook Review.
This year the Paris Photo Platform features 4 days of conferences directed by Roxana Marcoci, Curator of Photography at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, with the special contribution of Paul Holdengräber, Director of "LIVE from The New York Public Library."
Structured as an experimental platform for critical discussions, the Paris Photo Platform engages in dynamic and robust debates about the expanded field and perspectives of photography.
Participants feature an international roster of leading artists, architects, filmmakers, cultural historians, and theorists in the field exchanging ideas on the relational contexts in which photography operates today.
The Critics, the Curators and the Artists will meet on Thursday, 15th, Friday, 16th, Saturday, 17th and Sunday, 18th of November 2012.
Image: Charles Hugo (1826-1871) Marine Terrace, 1853-1854 © Maisons de Victor Hugo / Roger-Viollet
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