The curatorial program, advisory board and select featured galleries for PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco, the first US destination of its international art fairs dedicated to photography, have been announced today.
Taking place from January 27-29, 2017 at the Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco will present fresh and cutting-edge work in a highly curated environment with a keen focus on international contemporary living artists. Working with leading galleries from around the world, the fair will position itself as the West Coast’s prime destination to acquire fine art photography and moving image.
Participating galleries confirmed include: Ratio 3 (San Francisco); ROSEGALLERY (Santa Monica); Edwynn Houk Gallery (New York & Zurich); Danziger Gallery (New York); CAMERA WORK (Berlin); Elipsis Projects (Istanbul & London); East Wing Gallery (Dubai) and Mohsen Gallery (Tehran).
Expanding on the fair’s recent focus on moving image and new-media works, New York based curator Lindsay Howard will guide Connected. Introduced for the first time at the 2016 edition of PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai, this sector will showcase emerging and mid-career artists who specialize in digital mediums, including video, custom software, and web-based artwork.
Experts from across the art world have supported the international growth of PHOTOFAIRS and include: Allie Haeusslein, Associate Director, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco (USA); Matthieu Humery, Creative Director & Director of Programming, LUMA Foundation, Arles (France); Michael Mack, Founder, MACK Books, London (UK); Christopher Phillips, Independent critic and curator, New York (USA), and many more.