What to do at Paris Photo? A short guide

Is it a first time you are going to such big well known photo-exhibition as Paris Photo; remember the Russia saying “You have to see Paris before you die”? Don’t be in a hurry to die – better read this guide to know what proper photographers do in Paris. It is not only about exhibition, you know?!

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Street. Leo Erken

I met Leo Erken in Amsterdam. He is a documentary photographer. He studied in at AKI Academy of fine Art in the Netherlands. Leo has been working as a documentary photographer for many years, shooting in Eastern Europe and Russia. In the late 1990s he started moving towards documentary film making. Since 2007 Leo Erken is a lecturer at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. His book «Street» based on Russian material published this year in Germany.

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6th photobook festival in Kassel

I was lucky to spent last week-end in Kassel (Germany) at the Photobook festival. It is really nice, small and cozy festival. Documenta-Halle which is already familiar to me, this time was full of stands with photobooks and behind them were also known faces of curators.
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