48th Bièvres International Photographic Fair

4th and 5th June 2011 City Hall Plazza (Place de la Mairie)
The 48th edition of the International Photographic Fair at Bièvres will open Saturday 4th June at 2PM and will take place until Sunday 5th at 6PM, on the “Place de la Mairie”. Many events will take place during these two days.
As every year, this outstanding event of the photographic world will bring together 300 traders in 5 acres of space and 15000 visitors from France, Europe and the World at large. Professionals and photography lovers will meet and exchange in this open space and in a friendly atmosphere. They will also find treasures of collectable and digital photographic material.
News imageTraders and artists may register now and book their booth. The files to be completed and instructions are posted on our site : http://www.foirephoto-bievre.com. The most important events of this 48th edition are:
Saturday 4th
Grand opening of the fair selling collectable, second hand material, accessories, vintage prints and books. Opening of the 4th Rencontres de Bièvres : conferences and debates concerning different aspects of photography : digital treatment, travel photography, history and artistic aspects, given by top notch speakers and artists.
Sunday 5th
9AM opening of the Art Fair. 100 photographers, either individuals, groups or galleries, will exhibit their work. All will participate in a competition which is generously endowed by our sponsors. 11AM opening of the Fair by Officials : Mayor of Bièvres,  the Representative of the Department, among others, lead by Marie Jo Masse, President of the Photo club of Paris Val-de-Bièvre, organizer of the Fair, will tour the fair.
Prizes of the artistic competition will then be awarded.
Over these two days, conferences, debates, technical demonstrations will allow everyone to discover new technologies and hence increase their photographical knowledge.
Created in 1964 by Jean and André Fage and organized ever since by the Photo Club de Paris Val-deBièvre with the assistance of the city of Bièvres and the department of Essonne, under the aegis of the
French Federation of Photography (FPF), this event is a yearly international meeting covering all aspects of photography.


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