Galerie Imane Farès
41, rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
until December 1st, 2020
Imane Farès gallery is a space for presentation of contemporary artistic production.
Since its inauguration in 2010 on rue Mazarine in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighbourhood of Paris, the gallery has shown artists from the African continent and the Arab World. Currently the gallery represents and supports nine artists: Sinzo Aanza, Basma Alsharif, Sammy Baloji, Ali Cherri, Alia Farid, Mohssin Harraki, Emeka Ogboh, Younès Rahmoun and James Webb.
One of its guiding principles is the encouragement of research-oriented and innovative practices characterized by critical approaches. It places at the forefront the longstanding and continuous collaboration with its artists in their creative projects, whose work spans across a wide spectrum of practices.
Every two years, the gallery proposes a new collective program and presents artists with multidisciplinary and committed practices, usually little known in France. Every year since 2019, it organizes La Quinzaine de la Vidéo (Video Fortnight), an annual exhibition commissioned to an independent curator to feature films and videos by emerging artists.
Each exhibition at the gallery comes with the publication of a journal, for which renowned art critics and curators are invited to write. They have included so far: Lotte Arndt, Roxana Azimi, Karima Boudou, Cécile Bourne-Farrell, Mehdi Brit, Odile Burluraux, Julie Crenn, N’Goné Fall, Caroline Hancock, Alexandre Kazerouni, Loïc Le Gall, Bernard Marcadé, Simon Njami, Smooth-Ugochukwu C. Nzewi, Brigitte Ollier, Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez, Rasha Salti, Eyal Sivan, Philippe Trétiack, Phillip Van den Bossche, Ala Younis and Akram Zaatari.
Imane Farès gallery is a member of the association Galeries mode d’emploi and of the Comité Professionnel des Galeries d’Art.