5 to See: This Weekend

5 to See: This Weekend

This selection of must-see retrospectives, group shows and international events celebrates emerging and established international photographers, reflecting on the rich history of the medium whilst foregrounding women in the industry.

Reflected – Works from the Foam Collection, The Atelier Néerlandais, Paris

Selected from FOAM’s dynamic collection of striking works by emerging photographers, this exhibition follows the development of now widely recognised artists including Vivianne Sassen, Juno Calypso and Alex Prager.  Looking to the future of the medium, the show demonstrates the most recent developments within an expansive field. Until 18 November.

Paris Photo

This major events brings together 168 galleries and 31 publishers to celebrate the breadth of image-based art. Themes highlighted include notions of the body and gender, which are foregrounded by the Curiosa section and Path Elles x Paris Photo, which explores the history of the medium through the lens of female practitioners. Until 11 November.

Joel Meyerowitz: Inside / Outside, Polka Galerie, Paris

Intensifying the everyday  through a striking and revolutionary use of colour, Meyerowitz’s photography and brings to life extraordinary moments from the quotidian. Leading the viewer through streets, cities, and urban landscapes of America, his lens captures that which would otherwise be overlooked. Until 12 January

Werner Bischof’s Point of View, Museum Bellpark, Kriens

This major retrospective features original vintage prints, contact sheets, drawings, letters and publications by the Magnum photographer, offering personal insights into little-known aspects of his oeuvre. Taken around the world, the images on display depict the diversity of human experience. Until 11 November

30 Under 30: Women Photographers, Galerie Claude Samuel, Paris

Foregrounding women in contemporary photography, 30 Under 30 showcases innovative depictions of everyday life and the natural landscape through images by female practitioners. Spanning architectural imagery, fashion photography and photojournalism, the selection offers a diverse array of subject matter. Until 2 December.

1. Photography by Viviane Sassen.
2. Image by Alex Prager.
3. Southern Light Station V, 2015 © Noémie Goudal.
4. © Joel Meyerowitz, courtesy Polka Galerie.
5. JAPAN. Tokyo. 1951. © Werner Bischof/Magnum Photos
6. © Tania Franco Klein