Parallax Art Fair is Europe's largest entretive fair for creative entrepreneurs. We have managed 30 editions over 10 years. That is 9000 creative businesses and tens of thousands of visitors. Check out our timeline below for our story.
Paul Michael Glaser exhibits alongside three hundred international exhibitors. PAF Screen, LED NFTs, GAP Booths and PAF Music are integrated into the fair for the first time.
Parallax Club website is launched. Underscoring a key philosophy of no selection committee, it includes the first automated shopping-cart-style application for a fair in the world.
Parallax Art Fair launches "Shop Parallax" as part of its fully e-commerce website.
PAF TV is launched.
C G Barlow publishes The Prescient and Ahistoric; the theory and history of Parallax Art Fair and entretive fairs.
Parallax Art Fair opens at two venues in London in Kensington and Chelsea. Over 500 exhibitors take part.
Parallax Art Fair opens in Manchester, UK.
Parallax Art Fair moves to a larger venue in Kensington, London, UK. Three shows of Setsuko Ono are curated by Dr C G Barlow in his trademark style, including at Asia House and Daiwa Foundation in London. Catalogue is available here. See also. Some images.
Parallax Art Fair opens in Los Angeles, USA. For an archive of the website from April 2016, go now. Please note, some icons and images do not now exist.
Parallax Art Fair opens in Miami, USA.
Parallax Art Fair opens in New York, USA. For an archive of the website on 02/04/2012 see archive.org. Go now. Please note, some images do not now exist.
Parallax Art Fair moves to Chelsea in London, UK. (Prof. Alun Munslow gives a lecture at the October 2012 edition.). See an archive of the website from 15/01/2012. Go now.
Parallax Art Fair opens at Royal Opera Arcade, London, UK. (Prof. Donald Preziosi gives a lecture at the October 2011 edition. See an archive of the lecture programme on archive.org Go now.).
Parallax Art Fair website and application is live on 2 February 2011. Over 500 applications are received.
The first communication is sent to exhibitors on 25 January 2011. An archive of the original website from 19th February can be seen on archive.org. Go now. Please note, some images do not now exist.
Parallax is held over 22-28 November at the Royal Opera Arcade, London, UK. Catalogue contributors are: Alun Munslow, Donald Preziosi, Paul Gladston and C G Barlow. See archives of 2009 website on archive.org Go now. Please note, some images do not now exist. See the original catalogue
Second Parallax pre-exhibition held over 14-16 October at The Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK. A rare image of this installation can be seen in an archive from 2010 on archive.org. Go now.
First Parallax pre-exhibition held over 8-10 August at the ROA Gallery, London, UK.