The summer is winding down, but Brazil is heating up in preparation for the 10th anniversary of the very popular photography fair, SP-Arte/Foto. Over the years, photography has emerged into one of the most widely used platforms – from selfies to photo streams, photography is inevitably everywhere. This fair brings you the best of the best, from avant garde experimental photography to taking you back in time, SP-Arte/Foto is the destination for the point and shoot.

Alex Fleming, Bodybuilder, 2015. Image courtesy of the artist and Andrea Rehder Gallery.

Alex Fleming, Bodybuilder, 2015. Image courtesy of the artist and Andrea Rehder Gallery.

In celebration of a decade of Brazilian photography, catch the creative partnership with ARTE!Brasileiros Magazine at the JK Iguatemi shopping mall for a series of talks and exhibitions. Exuberant works from participating galleries will explore how photography has evolved into a creative medium. If you are curious about collecting photography or its relevance in contemporary culture and institutions, then be sure to tune in for the interactive talks taking place at the mall for the answers to your questions.

 

Highlights:

 

The Brazilian galleries are front and center, stealing the spotlight and claiming their throne.

 

Fabiano Rodrigues, Ratsrapuz, 2016. Image courtesy of the artist and Andrea Rehder Gallery.

Fabiano Rodrigues, Ratsrapuz, 2016. Image courtesy of the artist and Andrea Rehder Gallery.

Brazilian based gallery Andrea Rehder is presenting progressive experimental photography with all eyes on  Alex Fleming’s, “Body Builder” and Fabiano Rodrigues, “Ratsrapuz” which is the epitome of his style – exploring the body in climactic motion.

 

Yoko Ono, "Grapefruit" - Image courtsey of Folio Rare Books

Yoko Ono, “Grapefruit” – Image courtsey of Folio Rare Books

Last but not least, if you thought artist books was just for coffee tables, you are very wrong. SP was the first fair to push the boundaries and to exhibit the photo books, vocalizing their importance as an artistic medium and Brazilian bookstore, Folio, has just the collection that will spark your interest for any time of the day.

 

Insider Tip:

Foodies, this one’s for you – exclusive discounts will be held throughout the entire fair, especially surrounding the talks and exhibits at JK Iguatemi.

 

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