PROGRAMME


FOTOFEVER PARIS 2018

08 > 11 NOV 2018 ‚óŹ CARROUSEL DU LOUVRE



 

fotofever's team, exhibitors and partners would like to thank you for visiting the fair!

Record attendance for the 7th edition of fotofever paris: 
12,864 visitors (+ 30% vs 2017) with 3,500 VIPs


Download the final press release


©Daisuke Takakura


 

100 galleries & publishers from 20 countries

> 2018 exhibitors list


250 artists presented

> 2018 list of artists



NEW IN 2018


THE HIVE
 

True to it’s mission of discovery and accompanying emerging players in the photography eld, fotofever launches The Hive, a new section in the fair composed of 40 starter walls : walls at a small price, allowing young galleries to participate to their rst fair and more established galleries to present their young talents.

©Anna Hell, courtesy Projekteria Art Gallery


JAPAN FOCUS

 

For the 160th anniversary of the Franco-Japanese diplomatic relations, fotofever will honour the fascinating Japanese photographic scene with a programme focused on Japan, and welcomes 10 Japanese galleries.

Japan is also a source of inspiration to numerous non-Japanese artists such as César Ordóñez and his series Ashimoto (“feet” in Japanese), subject of the of cial 2018 poster.

©Daisuke Takakura, tezukayama gallery


YOUNG TALENTS FOTOFEVER PRIZE with Dahinden

New this year, fotofever launches its rst edition of the YOUNG TALENTS FOTOFEVER PRIZE with Dahinden, a springboard offering to three young artists their rst exhibition in an international art fair, produced by the printing lab Dahinden.

> discover the 3 lauréats of 2018 get a chance to win an original artwork by participating in the public vote

©Lina Benouhoud, Centre Pompidou, série Parisian Buildings

 

 


START TO COLLECT


In just 6 years, fotofever’s START TO COLLECT program has become the reference in the initiation of the collection of photography. This program facilitates the discovery of new talents and access to the art market, through initiatives that are reinforced year after year : 


COLLECTOR'S APARTMENT
A 2017 success, the Collector’s Apartment returns this year with a new selection of artworks priced at less than €5,000, in a 400 sqm decorated interior. fotofever collaborates once again with the celebrated design house Roche Bobois to furnish this space.
> find out more

©Anne-Emmanuelle Thion

TALKS
Visitors to the fair will be able to participate to a programme of daily talks with experts in the eld on various subjects linked to the market and the collection of photography.
> detailed TALKS programme 

GUIDED TOURS
Anaïs Montevecchi, founder of The Art Decoder, will share the keys to understanding photography and on how to start a collection.

THE GUIDE
Distributed to all visitors, this guide o ers important information for the discovery and collection of photography.

PRICE
Each artwork is accompanied with a label on which its price is available.

BOOKS OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Because publishing is an important part of photography and numerous collectors have started by purchasing photobooks, fotofever has decided to launch a dedicated section.
This year, fotofever welcomes the PhotoBook Social Club, a French publisher collective including André Frère Editions, Editions Light Motiv or Editions Loco.
> find out more

MASTERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Every year, fotofever and a partner gallery introduce you to a great name in photography, accessible to the collection through contemporary prints *. In 2018, the ARGENTIC gallery presents an exhibition by Roger Schall, an essential French photographer of the 30s.
> find out more

VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHY
The word "vintage" is now part of common language! As it generally refers to any object from an ancient era, it has in photography a very specific definition that influences the value of the artwork. Viviane Esders, Photography Expert, presents a preview from her vintage auction sale at Drout on November 23rd on the theme of 20th Century Women Photographers.
> find out more

WOMEN OF PHOTOGRAPHY
In a context of under-representation of women photographers in exhibitions, fairs and festivals and in the art market, fotofever decides to put them in the spotlight with Women of Photography: a collective exhibition of 5 talented women, discovered by Cécile Schall, founder of fotofever, and Fabienne Perrut, curator and founder of Récurrence Photo.
> find out more
 
 

PHOTO INDEPENDENT 


In its role of showcasing new contemporary photography talents, fotofever partners with the Los Angeles-based art fair dedicated to photography artists, Photo Independent Art Fair, that will curate a collective exhibition of 22 artists from 3 different continents!
 

© Yuri Boyko, Salve II, 2016

© Chaney Jessie, Buried Alive
 
  
 

PARTNER PRIZES


Prizes and photography competitions are essential to bring out the talents of tomorrow. In its mission to discover new talents in photography, fotofever welcomes the winners of prizes and festivals partners: