Biennale of the Tangible Image

The Biennial of Tangible Image explores practices that tend to emancipate themselves from a classic use of photography. Whether by support, technique or form, the Biennale wants to discover new languages ​​at the limit of this medium.

The first edition of the Biennial will take place in November / December 2018 in the twentieth arrondissement of Paris. It will include a main exhibition, as well as twenty events in galleries and partner venues, whose artists will be selected by an independent jury.


The exhibition Phare, curated by the organizers of the Biennale, will bring together twenty or so French and international artists.
Photographers or visual artists, the exposed artists highlight images diverted, deconstructed, reconstructed, falsified, and bear innovative photographic ideas on both subjects and methods employed.


Twenty satellite exhibitions will be organized in the 20e arrondissement of Paris with partner venues.
The exhibited artists will be selected by a jury of experts from the world of photography, contemporary art and the image following a call for projects.


An artist project working in the public space will be launched to realize a project in Situ in collaboration with the inhabitants.
The guest artist will work on his project in connection with the architecture and / or the population of the 20th arrondissement in agreement with the borough mayor and will lead to an installation or a collage that will respect the theme of the biennale.


An Instagram public award will be organized ahead of the Biennale de l'Image Tangible, from 1er to 31 October 2018.
The post that will reach the highest number of "likes" will win the prize. The winner will be announced on the day of the opening of the Biennial. The competition will include a prize for the laureate (production of work, journalistic interview).

The partners of the biennale


Edition n ° 1 - November / December 2018

Registration of 15 March at 05 June 2018