contemporary photography art fair
Since 2011, fotofever advocates contemporary photography through annual events, providing a platform to elevate new talents and promote the joy of collecting, supporting artists in their lifetime.
Start to collect is our initiative to encourage first time buyers, whilst introducing new artists to established collectors.
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Lille #1 28 February - 3 March 2019, Lille Grand Palais
In 2019, the 3rd contemporary art fair in France Art Up! celebrates photography. On this occasion, fotofever is invited to introduce its public to the photography collection in a dedicated space at the heart of the fair in Lille Grand Palais. More information here
Arles #3 4th July 2019, Cour de l'Archevêché
For 50 years now, the world of photography has been meeting in Arles every first week of July. As part of a Screening Night of the Festival Voies Off, under the starry sky of the Cour de l'Archevêché, fotofever and its partners are offering an evening of discovery and encounters:
◆ Announcement of the 3 laureates of the fotofever prize with dahinden
◆ Screening of 15 « coups de cœur » projects presented by 14 partners galleries
Paris #8 8th to 10th November 2019, Carrousel du Louvre
fotofever welcomes you for its 8th edition at the Carrousel du Louvre with an inspiring program for an international audience. More than 200 artists, 100 galleries and publishers from 20 countries are gathered for this new edition.
And once again, fotofever confirms its commitment towards living artists and offers collectors, art professionals and the public the opportunity to acquire works from an novel, accessible yet exacting selection.
This year more than ever women are honored in the heart of the city of light! And for the 180th anniversary of the invention of photography, fotofever unveils the boldness and creativity of the French scene.
To discover fotofever paris 2019 programme, click here!
fotofever prize with dahinden
Discovering young talents in the heart of the art market in Paris and in the world capital of photography in Arles : this is what is offered by the fotofever prize with dahinden !
In partnership with the professional photo lab Dahinden, fotofever accompanies its 3 winners, from production to promotion of their works, exhibited at fotofever paris in the heart of the Collector’s Apartment.
Following 15 years in the fields of marketing and communication within international corporations, Cécile returns to her passion for the arts by working for 4 years alongside Will Ramsay, founder of leading contemporary art fairs such as Art Hong Kong (now Art Basel Hong Kong), Pulse and Affordable Art Fair.
Convinced that photography is the ideal medium to open the art market to a larger public, Cécile launches the contemporary photography art fair fotofever in 2011.
After seven years working with prestigious international brands in London, and studies at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Christelle joins fotofever as Marketing Director, putting an emphasis on involving partners in a long-term commitment towards contemporary photography.
French-Japanese, Yuki studied in London at the Sotheby's Institute. Prior to joining fotofever in 2015, she worked 7 years first at Christie's auction house as a specialist in the Contemporary Art department, then in a prestigious gallery specialising both in the secondary market and the promotion of contemporary artists.
In 2017, Yuki takes over fotofever's Artistic Directorship with a strong will to put forward a program focused on the French and international contemporary photographic scene.
Graduated in private law, Laura worked as a lawyer for ten years before resuming her studies at the École du Louvre. Since 2011, she has worked for several galleries specialized in plastic photography before joining the fotofever team in April 2018.
Since her arrival, Laura has been in charge of corporate development and relations with collectors.
With an engineering degree, Olivier quickly joined the world of the ephemeral scenery by building decorations for theaters, exhibitions and operas. Followed by a position at ATHEM covering facades with giant images, Olivier created his company to accompany independent organizers to build a bespoke exhibition space assisting them in all technical aspects and bringing a wealth of knowledge through his network.