Olivier Culmann at the International Photo Fair

Olivier Culmann, member of the Tendance Floue collective since 1996, will be guest of honour at the 2018 Bièvres International Photo Fair, supported by the town of Bièvres. He will be showing two of his emblematic series, Around, New York 2001-2002 and Watching TV. Born in Paris in 1970, Olivier…

Exhibitions

Every year several photography exhibitions are held during the Bièvres Photo Fair, offering an opportunity to admire the work of a well-known photographer or to discover the work of up-and-coming new talent. The name of the special guest photographer for this year’s Fair will be announced early in 2018. In…

Second hand and Antique Photography Market

The internationally acclaimed second hand and antiques market has become a must for more than 200 exhibitors and countless visitors. In a bucolic setting, a wide selection of high quality second hand equipment for digital as well as film photography will be on sale, along with photography-related antiques, including some…

Artists’ market

More than one hundred photographers, amateur and professional, French and international, alone or in groups, will be attending the artists’ market. Each artist brings his or her own vision, style and subject matter. A jury of professional photographers will be judging their work and granting awards provided through the generosity…

New equipment and services market

For the first time, a special market will be dedicated to demonstrations and sales of new equipment and photographic services. The Travel, printing and publishing area will be a part of this market. Opening hours: Saturday June 2, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday June 3 from 9…

Alternative Processes Space

Created in 2016, the alternative processes space offers an opportunity to buy equipment and chemicals for black and white and alternative processes, as well as for pinhole and Polaroid photography. You will be able to attend workshops or demonstrations of different techniques. Details of the programme will be released shortly.…

Eleventh annual Bièvres Encounters

The Bièvres Encounters provide a forum for conferences and debates on photography, with over a dozen professional speakers specialized in topics such as the history of photography, tools and techniques, and different photographic practices. These talks provide an opportunity to gain new knowledge in a wide variety of fields and…

Awards

Each year a panel of professional photographers grants awards to outstanding work chosen from among the over 100 participants in the artists’ market, with their different approaches, styles and techniques. Prizes include the Jean and André Fage Award for auteur photography, the Young Photographers’ Award for photographer(s) under 30, the…

Book signings

Authors are invited to display and sell their works related to the themes of the Fair and the Bièvres Encounters. Book signings will take place in the Bookshop/Restaurant/Tea Room called “Le Mille-Feuilles”, 28 rue de l’Eglise. Some of the authors will also be present in the artists’ market. Programme to…

Pop-up studio and photo frames

At the Fair you will be able to be photographed inside a fantasy frame or a cut-out representing photography-related adverts, or have your portrait taken and printed on the spot at the pop-up studio. The pop-up studio will be run by members of the Paris Val-de-Bièvre Photoclub with the support…