PHOTOFAIRS New York features a range of dynamic special projects, large-scale installations, publishing projects, and an annual acquisition prize for exhibiting artists.




© Simon Benjamin, Errantry, 2021, courtesy of Jamaica Art Society

Complementing the booth presentations are special Partner Projects from the fair’s programming partners. These partners, as well as other leading organizations for photography and contemporary art, are also collaborating with the fair on a dynamic conversation series engaging a group of thought leaders in the field. Program partners include Fotografiska, Jamaica Art Society, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Baxter St at the Camera Club New York, Gagosian Quarterly and Magnum Foundation.

21c acquisition prize

The fair’s first edition also marks the launch of the 21c Acquisition Prize, an annual award established in partnership with 21c Chief Curator and Museum Director Alice Gray Stites.


© Ruud van Empel, Arcadia #3, 2020, courtesy of Ruud van Empel /Huxley-Parlour

PHOTOFAIRS New York’s debut edition welcomes a highly curated selection of exhibitors from more than 20 cities around the world—from renowned photography dealers to interdisciplinary contemporary art galleries and organizations at the forefront of emerging technologies. In addition to a range of thematic and group exhibitions, more than a third of the fair is devoted to solo artist presentations.

talks & EVENTS

PHOTOFAIRS New York hosts a dynamic Talks Program convening a group of thought leaders in dialogue about issues and relevant topics within photography and new media. Alongside a full schedule of talks in the Program Lounge, visitors can enjoy book signings, artist activations and booth talks. 

Assets to give further insight into talks in the Program Lounge can be found below.