© MEGHANN RIEPENHOFF, Littoral Drift Nearshore #447 (Springridge Road, Bainbridge Island, WA 03.11.16), 2016.
Courtesy of EUQINOMProjects (San Francisco)
Insights: New Approaches to Photography since 2000

Insights: New Approaches to Photography since 2000 is a museum quality exhibition offering works for private sale, curated by Alexander Montague-Sparey, Artistic Director, PHOTOFAIRS and Allie Haeusslein, Associate Director, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco. The Insights exhibition is presented in two parts and focuses entirely on cutting-edge artists using technical prowess and originality to push the boundaries of the medium. Insights is a particularly relevant platform for PHOTOFAIRS as collectors are increasingly turning their attention to the collection of maverick works, unique, single-edition works, as well as works which speak to the other fine arts (painting, sculpture, installation, or video art).

"Photography has ironically come full-circle, with some 21st century artists turning to 19th century analogue techniques, for example, in new and fascinating ways to produce unique photographs. As a result, Insights gives a nod to 19th century French photography and the birth of medium.  We will also witness other artists in the show who are inspired by painting and sculpture and who give photography a new lease of life. Others focus on technical prowess alone to reinvent the medium, making us double take and ask the question — What is a photograph?”. 
Alexander Montague-Sparey — Co curator, Insights & Artistic Director, PHOTOFAIRS.  

Curated by Haeusslein, the first chapter of Insights highlights an exploration of the Western American landscape by leading West-Coast artists including John ChiaraChris McCawSean McFarland and Meghann Riepenhoff. The exhibition’s second chapter, curated by Montague-Sparey, presents artists from the USA, Europe & Asia, including: Sebastiaan BremerDirk BraeckmanLiz NeilsonEsther VonplonSusan Derges, Wang Ningde and Shao Wenhuan
Insights Artists:

Alex Kwok
Anja Niemi
Captain Horatio Ross
Chris McCaw
Christine Elfman
Enoc Perez
Esther Vonplon
Jacqueline Sherlock Norheim
Jim Campbell
John Chiara
Jordan Sullivan
Julie Cockburn
Klea McKenna
Lauren Marsolier 
Liz Nielsen
Matt Lipps
Matthew Brandt
Meghann Riepenhoff
Mehdi Abdolkarimi
Moira McDonald
Nando Alvarez-Perez
Noah Wilson
Rachelle Bussières
Robert Currie
Rodrigo Valenzuela
Sean McFarland
Sebastiaan Bremer
Sissi Farassat
Shao Wenhuan
Susan Derges
Tina Berning & Michelangelo Di Battista
Wang Ningde  


Saturday, January 28

Meet the Artists of Insights: New Approaches to Photography since 2000

Join the curators of Insights - Alexander Montague-Sparey and Allie Haeusslein - in partnership with the artists, for a look inside the exhibition with John Chiara, Christine Elfman, Chris McCaw, Sean McFarland, Klea McKenna, Jacqueline Norheim, Meghann Riepenhoff, Rodrigo Valenzuela and Noah Wilson. A short introduction will be given by Allie Haeusslein and the event will include book signings by Sebastiaan Bremer, John Chiara, Chris McCaw, Sean McFarland, Meghann Riepenhoff and a select number of other artists.

Time: 4.00pm-5.00pm


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