The ninth edition of Art Photo Bcn arrives
From the 8th to the 11th of September in the Espai F of the Disseny Hub Barcelona, and thanks to the collaboration of the FAD, the big weekend of Art Photo Bcn will take place one more year. In the unbeatable space on the fourth floor, the Fair, the Photobook Market and open activities will take place, with a careful bar service from the Sauleda group.
What can we see?
The 18 exhibitors at the Fair selected by Vicenç Boned in solo project format illustrate the most careful of current photography, with the participation of galleries, schools and institutions. From historical figures such as Ramón Massats or Ferran Freixa to mid-career authors such as Shinji Nagabe or Jesús Madriñan, passing through Mengüen Cao or Ana Gil, Vanessa Pey or Andrei Fărcășanu. We are also joined by new talents such as the delicate work of Ció Prat and Sonia Merabet or the photographic research of Àlex Domènech or Joel Jiménez. A careful environment to delve into the world of photography from printed work to book format with the Photobook Market and its dozen tables with elaborate editions.
Galería Carles Taché (Barcelona) Ramon Masats
Trinta Arte Contemporáneo (Santiago) Jesús Madriñán
Galería Valid Foto BCN (Barcelona) Xavier Manrique
Galería METRO (Santiago) Ana Gil Rodríguez
L&B Gallery (Barcelona) Vanessa Pey
Il Mondo Galeria Fotogràfica (Barcelona) Andrei Fărcășanu
Photential Art (Madrid) Mengwen Cao
Alalimón Galería (Barcelona) Shinji Nagabe
Photographic Social Vision (Barcelona) Ferran Freixa
Minimal Zine & Doka Gallery (Rotterdam) Robin Ek
CC Can Basté (Barcelona) Álex Domènech
CC Pati Llimona (Barcelona) Joel Jiménez
Espai Fotogràfic Català-Roca (Barcelona) Desideria, Jordi Fuentes, Nina Jené
CC Guinardó (Barcelona) Gian Marco Benedetto
IEFC (Barcelona) Carles Viola i Melina Romero
El Observatorio (Barcelona) Ció Prat Bofill
Jiser Reflexions Mediterrànies (Barcelona) Sonia Merabet
Còpia Lab (Barcelona) Vanessa Roca
The Photobook Market will feature photobooks, fanzines and magazines represented by the following authors and publishers:
ANTI-Books, Pólvora Verlag, Possible Editions, El Disparate, Isabel Codina, La Chambre Claire, Lumínic Editorial, Ojos de Buey, Fuego Books, La Bibliogràfica, Margullo Ediciones, Velasco & Hu, Galerie Écho 119, Librería KBr by Juan Naranjo.
What kind of activities will take place?
Art Photo Bcn kicks off from September 8 with:
· Open informative activities such as talks, round tables and small-format presentations to get closer to its protagonists and get to know them in a relaxed space.
· Workshops and training activities with prior registration.
· Portfolio viewing in which the authors of the 9 projects selected from the open call will participate, with the open decision of the different awards.
· Circuit of 6 exhibitions and activities in different Associated Venues of the city with the presence of the authors: Ariadna Silva Fernández, Joel Jiménez, Ares Molins i Masat, David Salcedo, Beatriz Mínguez and Arnau Rovira.
General ticket, season ticket or full experience?
You can buy your ticket now. This year we welcome Fever as a market place for festival tickets and experiences. In this way we offer general admission for €5 and a three-day pass for €10. At the same time, we create festival experiences such as guided visits to the exhibitors by the curator Vicenç Boned or different experts from the world of books with Mariela Sancari and Mateo Pérez for the Photobook Market.
Plan your visit, buy your ticket here and see you at Art Photo Bcn.
We will wait for you!
Thursday, September 8 from 12 to 2 p.m. (with prior reservation)
Thursday, September 8 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Friday 9 and Saturday 10 September from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday September 11 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.