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…

Portfolio reviews

For the sixth successive year, portfolio reviews will be held during the Fair. This is an opportunity to discuss your work, receive advice and sometimes even make a new start in your photographic practice. The expert photographers present will help you design your photographic project, your artist’s book or your…

“My Photo Fair” Competition

Throughout the weekend, visitors will be invited to photograph the surroundings, the articles displayed and the people involved in the Fair. Prizes will be awarded including books, photography paper and free memberships to the Paris Val-de-Bièvre Photoclub.