Monday, September 24, 2012

Paris Photo - Platform

The 16th edition of Paris Photo opens Thursday November 15 beneath the nave of the magnificent Grand Palais. There will be 151 exhibitors (128 galleries and 23 publishers)  from 22 countries, with 36 new galleries are joining the fair this year. 

This year the Paris Photo Platform features four 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.
Participants included Hilla Becher, Rem Koolhaas, David Lynch, Martin Parr, Thomas Ruff...
The complete program can be found HERE.

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