The MAIN sector hosts over 130 international galleries showcasing historical, vintage, modern and contemporary works offering the largest and most qualitative panorama of the photographic medium today with a special emphasis on solo, duo shows and thematic projects.


The BOOK sector, gathers over 30 publishers and specialized art book dealers presenting unique and rare editions as well as artist books. Exhibitor organised book releases and artist signature sessions are a highlight of the public programme attracting large audiences throughout the entire duration of the fair.


CURIOSA is a curated thematic sector that brings to focus different trends, genres, or artist practices in image-based art. In 2021, the sector will spotlight emerging art and bring to the forefront 15 projects by artists who have recently benefitted from a first personal exhibition. This year’s Curiosa sector will be curated by Shoair Mavlian. Mavlian is the director of Photoworks, an international platform that champions early career photographers and innovative ways to share and exhibit photography.



The Film sector highlights the relationship between still and moving images in artistic creation with no selection of artist film and video screenings by Paris Photo exhibitors.