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.
The Backlight Photo Festival is an international photography festival in Finland for documentary and contemporary photo art.
The Backlight Photo Festival promotes intercultural dialogue by revealing the hidden, the veiled, the lost and the forgotten. Each festival forms a new unique entity with current social theme, renewed structure and a challenging content with exhibitions and wide-ranging Symposium program.
Main organizer: Photographic Centre Nykyaika, which has organized international photography festival since 1987 in Tampere, Finland. Nowadays festival is organized in co-operation with diverse international and national partners. Info here.