This year, BMW France, official sponsor of Paris Photo, presents Nicephora by Alinka Echeverria, winner of the 2015 BMW Residency. This British-Mexican artist, fifth winner of the BMW Residence at musée Nicéphore Niépce, developed a project during her three-month residency at Chalon-sur-Saône, from September through November 2015, that examines the photographic medium (invention, reproduction, image transfer) and its media outlets. She was inspired by Nicéphore Niépce and his founding act, the invention of photography with the first heliography.
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