Carte blanche Students 2017
Paris Photo, Picto Foundation, and SNCF Gares & Connexions partner to launch a platform in promotion of the discovery and exposure of outstanding young talent within masters or bachelor programs in European schools for photography and the visual arts.
Four student projects, selected by a jury, will be presented in a large format exhibition in Paris’ Gare du Nord train station (mid-Oct – Nov) and in a dedicated space at Paris Photo. Their work will also be the highlighted in a round-table discussion on emerging art and the art market.
The carte blanche jury is composed of Laia Abril (Artist); Sylvain Bailly (Director of Cultural Affairs, SNCF Gares & Connexions); Nathalie Mamane Cohen (Collector); Vincent Marcilhacy (Director, Picto Foundation); Mouna Mekouar (Independent Curator and Critic); Anaël Pigeat (Editor-in-chief, Art Press); Christoph Wiesner (Artistic Director, Paris Photo).
- Alexey Shlyk: Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium
- George Selley: College of Communication (University of the Arts London), UK
- Leon Billerbeck: Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany
- William Lakin: Middlesex university, UK