Paris Photo 2017


Paris Photo, the world’s largest international art fair dedicated to the photographic medium, will hold its 21st edition November 9th through 12th, 2017 at the historic Grand Palais in Paris.
The annual event for collectors, professionals, artists, and enthusiasts, Paris Photo offers its visitors the most qualitative and diverse selection of artworks alongside a ambitious public programme with leading figures in the field.
Over 180 galleries and publishers will present a complete panorama of the history of photography: from vintage and modern works to contemporary creations, rare and limited editions, and avant-premiere book releases. The PRISMES sector, launched in 2015 in the prestigious Salon d’Honneur, will feature a curated presentation of large format, series, and video and/or installation works. Paris Photo is the occasion for visitors to expand their knowledge of the medium thanks to exhibitions, awards, signature sessions, special events, and talks and discussions with artists, curators, critics, and historians. The “In Paris during Paris Photo” programme, created in partnership with renowned museums and arts organizations throughout the city of lights, offers visitors a complementary selection of exhibitions featuring some of the most important photographic collections in the world.

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La battaglia delle immagini


LA BATTAGLIA DELLE IMMAGINI definitivo 03-11-2016.indd

Consigli per gli acquisti. Giorgio Barrera. La battaglia delle immagini. Piccolo manuale di resistenza fotografica.

Nonostante l’attualità illusoria e sincronica che viviamo, la fotografia resiste ancora come una delle possibili forme di traduzione e di presa di coscienza di sé e del reale. Questo libro si concentra sulla fotografia contemporanea analizzandola come documento, come messa in scena e come pratica di massa ed è un invito a conoscere e a prendere coscienza del mezzo fotografico contemporaneo per poter contribuire a creare il mondo attraverso una forma di ecologia dell’immagine.

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