To celebrate the launch of Street Photography Now in the French language version, the publishers Thames & Hudson organise a ‘Street Photography Trail’ in Paris.
The exhibtion curated by Nathalie Belayche, aka Food For Your Eyes, takes place from 5th to 28th November, throughout the Canal Saint Martin area.
The prints are viewable by the passers-by 24/7. in locations ranging from hairdresser, bakery, coffee-shop to fashion boutiques, with all street facing windows, Selected photographs (18 photos) from Street Photography Now book show a mix of unexpected situations and beautiful moment of everyday life, sometimes humoristic, most of the time absurd, captured by a range of established and emerging street photographers.
The participating photographers are :
Narelle Autio, Maciej Dakowicz, Bruce Gilden, Thierry Girard, Markus Hartell,
Nils Jorgensen, Martin Kollar, Jens Olof Lasthein, Frederic Lezmi, Jesse Marlow,
Jeff Mermelstein, Trent Parke, Gus Powell, Otto Snoek, Matt Stuart, Nick Turpin,
Alex Webb, Wolgang Zurborn.
The Street Photography Trail preview is on 4th November. At the ocasion of the launch at Artazart bookstore, 83 quai de Valmy, Stephen McLaren, the author of the book, will offer a guided tour starting at 6:30 pm. If you are in Paris, come to join us !
Booksignings are scheduled during Paris Photo Fair at Schaden bookstore booth, Friday 19th november at 2pm, and at Offprint PhotoBook Fair, Saturday 20th November at 6pm. Many featuring photographers will be around pen in hand !
Big thanks to Johanna Neurath (Thames & Hudson), Helene Borraz and Anne Levine (Thames & Hudson Paris), Carl Huguenin (Artazart), Markus Schaden & Frederic Lezmi, Nick Turpin & In-Public, and all photographers involved for their enthusiasm and support to make this project happens in Paris.
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Street Photography Links:
Street Photography Now Project by Sophie Howarth and Stephen McLaren
Article "Why street photography is facing a moment of truth" by Sean O’Hagan
Review of SPN Book on Viewfinder Blog
In Public, International Collective of Street Photographers
Sevensevennine Blog by Nick Turpin on Street Photography
Street Photography Now exhibtion at Third Floor Gallery Cardiff UK, 10 Oct-14 Nov 2010
Format International Photography Festival ‘Right Here, Right Now: exposures from the public realm’ 4th March-3rd April 2011, Derby UK
Street Rerverb Magazine dedicated to promoting, publishing and discussing contemporary street photography
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