Reading the Art Paris promotional material, one was led to believe that photography would be on display at a large number of stands at this contemporary art fair. The list of galleries exhibiting photography was long and enticing, but at the fair, photography was a little hard to find. At 3 pm, when the fair had opened to professionals for barely an hour, the stands slowly started to fill up... I set out looking for pictures in the maze of alleys in the Grand Palais. Like some kind of game, I started spotting “photographs” that, in the end, weren’t actually images, while walking past actual images that looked nothing like a photograph.
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