PARIS PHOTO 2015 Featuring Artists Xu Yong and Li Wei
Digital photography had a few technological breakthroughs and won the heart of a lot of people. But if you like the works of the film era, you can find hand painted salt print from a negative from 1863 or a scanned negative from 1984. When the artist Xu Yong says ‘negative’, he really means it with a smart twist. Make sure you bring your smartphone with you and try it out yourself:
The publishers and booksellers are also present in the Paris Photo, if you are interested in browsing through some highest quality photo books and catalogues, this is a chance to bag them all at once.
There are several art fairs in Paris with a focus in photography as a medium for art. What makes Paris Photo stands out is that it has a bit of everything, yet everything about photography, beautifully presented.
One of the great interest of Paris Photo 2015 is to discover the exhibition VISION by Li Wei, a result of the carte blanche offered by Pernod Ricard in the framework of an annual photography campaign. Across Europe, the Chinese photographer-performer set flight, as he likes to say, 40 women and men through the heart of Pernod Ricard patrimony: