PARIS PHOTO 2008
Paris Photo 2008 honoring Japanese photography, just ended yesterday. It was a truly successful fair for Aperture! Here are a few highlights from the Aperture booth and our book signing event at colette.
On Thursday, legendary Japanese photographer Eikoh Hosoe dropped by the booth to sign copies of the recently launched first edition facsimile reissue of Barakei. Lucky visitors also had the chance to discover his new book projects.
Later in the afternoon, photographer Michal Chelbin signed her latest acclaimed book Strangely Familiar: Acrobats, Athletes, and Other Traveling Troupes.
On Friday, the notorious colette store hosted a special evening celebrating Aperture photographers and a stunning new season of books and prints. Michal Chelbin, Elena Dorfman, Takashi Homma, Erwin Olaf and Michael Wolf were there to sign books and party among 200 collectors and fans eager to meet them.