Paris Photo Los Angeles

Paris Photo Los Angeles

Paris Photo

Dennis Hopper, Billboard Los Angeles, 1964. Courtesy The Hopper Art
Trust. © Dennis Hopper.
April 10, 2014

April 25–27, 2014

Private preview: April 24 (by invitation only)

Paramount Pictures Studios
Hours: April 25–26, noon–7pm, April 27, noon–6pm
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Paris Photo Los Angeles, taking place April 25–27 at Paramount Pictures Studios, announces the schedule for the Sound and Vision public program and a robust line-up of book-signings.

An important educational component of the fair, Sound and Vision is composed of two sections: The Conversations and The Screenings.

The Conversations
Organized by independent curator Douglas Fogle, The Conversations program brings together notable curators and contemporary artists for a discussion of the practice of image-making. Two conversations will be held daily in the Sherry Lansing Theatre at Paramount Pictures Studios.

Friday, April 25
Stephen Shore / Taryn Simon

Walead Beshty / Jean-Luc Moulène
Introduction by Philippe Vergne, Director, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Saturday, April 26
Leigh Ledare / Frances Stark
Introduction by Simon Castets, Director and Curator, Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York

Kevin Tent / Jeff Wall
Introduction by Charlotte Cotton, visiting scholar, California College of the Arts, San Francisco

Sunday, April 27
Florian Maier-Aichen / Amanda Ross-Ho
Introduction by Clara Kim, independent curator, Los Angeles

Kerry Tribe / Sara VanDerBeek
Introduction by Doryun Chong, Chief Curator, M+, Hong Kong

The Screenings
Curated by independent curator Kevin Moore in partnership with Fotofocus Cincinnati, The Screenings provide visitors exposure to exceptional film and video work. The selection, with both contemporary and historical precedents, provides a breadth of international perspectives with a special emphasis on film/video’s longstanding ties to art photography.

Works are paired and screened in continuous succession throughout the fair in Soundstage 28 at the Paramount Pictures Studios. Pairs have been chosen for the dynamic interplay between the two selected works, and based on similar or contrasting themes, formal motifs, or geographic interests, as well as topics endemic to photography’s discretely defined history: social documentary, performative, and formal modes will be explored within the expanded discourse of film and video.

Len Lye, Trade Tattoo, 1937 (5:24 minutes)
Martha Coburn, I’m Gonna, 1996 (3 minutes)

Jack + Leigh Ruby, Car Wash Incident, 2013 (25 minutes)
Peter Roehr, Film-Montagen 1–3, 1965 (22:53 minutes)

Nicolas Provost, Stardust, 2010 (20 minutes)
Bruce Conner, REPORT, 1963–67 (13 minutes)

Slater Bradley, Sequoia, 2013 (2:27 minutes)
Wilhelm Sasnal, Mojave, 2006 (6:30 minutes)

Julian Rosefeldt, Lonely Planet, 2006 (16:18 minutes)
Rosalind Nashashibi, This Quality, 2010 (4:28 minutes)

Rainer Ganahl, El Mundo—A Classical Music Concert, 2013 (55 minutes)
Moyra Davey, Les Goddesses, 2011 (61 minutes)

Book signings
Numerous artists will autograph their publications on the stands of the Art Book dealers and galleries participating in Paris Photo Los Angeles. The program is available on the fair’s website.

The full list of exhibitors is available here.

Corporate partners:
BMW presenting the Art Car by David Hockney
Leica Camera presenting rare classic black and white photographic prints from the Classic Leica
amanasalto, partner of UNEDITED! Exhibition, presenting The LAPD Photo Archives
Fotofocus, partner of The Screenings
Ceci n’est pas, partner of The Conversations
Ruinart, official champagne

Media partners:
The Hollywood Reporter and W

Media conference:
April 24 at 2pm in Sherry Lansing Theatre
Media accreditation available on-site
Media contacts:
Jenny Isakowitz, FITZ & CO:
jenny [​at​] / T +1 212 627 1455 x0923

For France:
Marika Bekier, Claudine Colin Communication:
marika [​at​] / T +33 1 42 72 60 01

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