PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai (September 21 - 23, 2018)
Shanghai, July 31, 2018: PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai (September 21 - 23, 2018) today announces that it will mark its fifth anniversary with a five-part Public Program. This will include curated exhibition platforms of groundbreaking contemporary Asian art - Staged, Connected, Spotlight, Insights - and the fair’s Conversations series. Together these five highlights will create the Fair’s most thought- provoking and contemporary Public Program yet.
Highlights in the 2018 Public Program include; a critically acclaimed exhibition by Hiroshi Sugimoto; talks by leading artists including VALIE EXPORT ( Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Paris & London), Chen Chieh-Jen (Long March Space, Beijing) and Hong Hao (Pace Gallery, New York, Palo Alto, London, Paris, Seoul & Beijing) and a collaboration with international curator, Victor Wang (王宗孚).
Georgia Griffiths, Group Fair Director said: "PHOTOFAIRS' ongoing mission is to present cutting-edge artwork and this is mirrored by our public program in site-specific installations, new technology, moving image and artists' talks. I'm particularly excited about the range of practices that are on display - from established artists reflecting on their work through to the new section, Connected. Visitors will have a myriad of opportunities to experience a variety of contemporary photography practices.”
Widely regarded as Asia Pacific’s leading destination to discover and collect photography, PHOTOFAIRS’ 50 galleries and public program will provide a stimulating and seamless insight into photography pushing its limits. PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai will return to the Shanghai Exhibition Center from September 21-23, 2018, with Presenting Partner Porsche.
A selection of the world’s best galleries announced for 2018 PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai offers collectors access to the world’s leading galleries including returning supporters For the full list of participating galleries please visit ￼ ￼ .