Paris Photo 2009
The annual photography rendez-vous (and the world’s first photography fair) features 500 international photographers, 89 galleries and 13 publishers from 23 countries. This year seven new countries will be represented: Iran, Lebanon, Morocco, Portugal, Russia, Tunisia , UAE. Since 2001, the fair has highlighted a different foreign scene every year, and this year the spotlight is on the Arab countries and Iran in an unprecedented exploration of photographic practice in this part of the world. (19-22 Nov).