Paris Photo 2014
The 2014 fair introduced UNEDITED!, a public exhibition program unveiling unedited or rarely seen photographic material. Thousands of visitors lined up to see this year’s inaugural UNEDITED! exhibition, The LAPD Photo Archives, created in collaboration with fototeka. Additionally, Paris Photo Los Angeles and The Hopper Art Trust hosted a rare public screening of renowned actor/director and artist Dennis Hopper's 1971 film The Last Movie as part of a special Hopper tribute which was attended by Hopper’s children Marin Hopper, Ruthanna Hopper, and Henry Hopper.
Paris Photo Los Angeles also featured a robust public programming schedule, including The Conversations and The Screenings as part of the Sound & Vision program. Audience members packed the Sherry Lansing Theatre for The Conversations, curated by Douglas Fogle. Participants included artist Walead Beshty; Swiss Institute New York Director/Curator Simon Castets; M+ Hong Kong Chief Curator Doryun Chong; Independent Curator Charlotte Cotton; Independent Curator Clara Kim; artist Leigh Ledare; artist Florian Maier- Aichen; artist Jean-Luc Moulène; artist Amanda Ross-Ho; artist Stephen Shore; artist Taryn Simon; Director of Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson Agnès Sire; artist Frances Stark; film editor Kevin Tent; artist Kerry Tribe; artist Sara VanDerBeek; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Director Philippe Vergne; and, artist Jeff Wall. The Screenings, curated by Kevin Moore, exposed visitors to exceptional film and video work, focusing on its longstanding ties to art photography. Works by Slater Bradley, Martha Colburn, Bruce Conner, Moyra Davey, Rainer Ganahl, Len Lye, Rosalind Nashashibi, Nicolas Provost, Peter Roehr, Julian Rosefeldt, Jack + Leigh Ruby, and Wilhelm Sasnal were included.