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…

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.          

(2017) Isabel Muñoz

Isabel Muñoz is a Spanish photographer who was awarded the National Photography Prize by the Spanish Ministry of Culture in 2016. She has studied photography at the Foto Centro de Madrid as well as in the Untied States where she has acquired mastery in different techniques, in particular in early…