We’re excited for this year’s Paris Photo, which opens on this week, as the city turns its focus to photography with a selection of the very best international, historical and contemporary work showing for the 19th edition of the fair.
Here are just a few of our highlights and recommendations of shows to catch for those visiting, by clients of Genesis Imaging:
BMW presents Natasha Caruana: “At First Sight”
In the 2014 Les Rencontres d’Arles festival, Genesis client and photographic artist Natasha Caruana was named the 2014 BMW Young Photographer in Residence at the Nicéphore Niépce Museum – a museum dedicated to Joseph Nicéphore Niépce – credited as the inventor of photography.
Natasha Caruana presents “Coup de Foudre / At First Sight”, a series developed through her BMW residency that attempts to understand the passion of love by combining the theatricality of the moment in which one is struck by love at first sight.“Coup de Foudre / At First Sight” was exhibited at the 2015 edition of Les Rencontres d’Arles festival and will be exhibited at Paris Photo Fair.
12 – 15 November
The Grand Palais
3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower,
The exhibition includes prints on concrete, produced using our Direct to Media UV printing service.
The Prix Pictet: Disorder Finalists Exhibition
The shortlisted artists for the sixth edition of the prestigious Prix Pictet will be shown at The Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris from the 13th November, with the winner revealed in the evening preceding the exhibition by Honorary President Kofi Anan.
Founded by the Pictet Group in 2008, the Prix Pictet has rapidly established itself as the world’s leading prize in photography and sustainability. The award aims to uncover outstanding photography applied to confront the most pressing social and environmental challenges of today.
The shortlist features the following artists: Ilit Azoulay (Israel), Valérie Belin (France), Matthew Brandt (USA), Maxim Dondyuk (Ukraine), Alixandra Fazzina (UK), Ori Gersht (Israel), John Gossage (USA), Pieter Hugo (South Africa), Gideon Mendel (South Africa), Sophie Ristelhueber (France), Brent Stirton (South Africa) and Yang Yongliang (China), and includes a multi-panel Perspex Face Mount measuring an impressive 6m, produced by Genesis for the exhibition.
13 November – 13 December 2015
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
11 avenue du Président Wilson
Belfast Exposed Futures in Paris: Jan McCullough
Belfast Exposed will be showing work by the 2015/2016 Futures Artists – a showcase of six emerging artists per year by Belfast Exposed Gallery – alongside an exhibition by Ailbhe Greaney at Espace Lhomond, 21 rue Lhomond, Paris 5ème. The show includes Genesis Format Bursary Award winner Jan McCullough and her fascinating series ‘Home Instruction Manual’; a series constructed from internet forum user’s advice on ‘how to make a house a home’, which questions our very identity.
Artists included: Peter Evers, Alberto Maserin, Jan McCullough, Joanne Mullin, Jill Quigley, Ruby Wallis.
12 – 15 November
Opening: 12 November 6pm – 8pm
21 rue Lhomond,
Mulholland Polariods from LA: Cyrus Mahboubian
Genesis client Cyrus Mahboubian showcases tranquil images, taken in a city that’s always speeding by in his second solo show at Galerie Nivet-Carzon. The photographs, a series of original polaroids, showcase the work he is most known for; candid, striking shots and naturalistic, evocative imagery that doesn’t rely on digital manipulation or retouching, and for his continued use of analogue film in an age of digital technology.
11 – 15 November
2 rue Geoffroy l’Angevin,