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Journalists in Syria honored by the 78th Overseas Press Club Awards

Tomorrow will be given grand dinner by the Overseas Press Club Awards for their 78th edition winners...

Dread Scott’s Discussion on Making America Great at ICP

The ICP school is hosting tonight a conversation between artist Dread Scott and photographer Accra...

Profession Photographie Invites French-Laboratory Picto

The French-based association Profession Photographie invites this Wednesday April 26th the Parisian...
PHOTO OF THE DAY
Photographe anonyme. Un Picasso à tomber par terre.
Allemagne, 1955. Tirage argentique d'époque légèrement rehaussé. 21,3 x 16,2 cm
Photographe anonyme. Un Picasso à tomber par terre. Allemagne, 1955. Tirage argentique d'époque légèrement rehaussé. 21,3 x 16,2 cm

An exclusive dialogue from the respective corpus of two photographers, Datazone and Dark Tourism. The travel industry, ever more hungry for novelty, pushes the boundaries of the anecdotal offering new fictional spaces. Philippe Chancel explores the hidden face of Dubai and North Korea, those ultra-regulated windows, while Ambrose Tézenas explores places of desolation or catastrophe that fascinate the public eye to the edge of voyeurism, such as the Visit Chernobyl Tour in Ukraine or the Kennedy Assassination Tour in Dallas. Faced with this morbid attraction, what of our consciences?
Last days to visit the exhibition.

EXHIBITION
Welcome Paradise, no photography
Philippe Chancel and Ambroise Tézenas
Until January 16th, 2016
Galerie Melanie Rio Paris
56 rue de La Fontaine au Roi
75011 Paris
France
http://www.rgalerie.com

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PHOTOGRAPHER
Philippe Chancel

Over the past twenty years Philippe Chancel’s photography has explored the complex, shifting and fertile territory where art, documentaries and journalism meet. His is a constantly evolving project, focusing on the status of images ...

PHOTOGRAPHER
Ambroise Tézenas
Exhibition
Arles 2015 : Ambroise Tézenas
I was here, Dark tourism

Ambroise Tézenas has visited over a dozen major sites of dark tourism across the world – from Cambodia to Rwanda, Lebanon to Lithuania, Ukraine to the United States. These are sites developped for tourism and linked to death, assassination, incarceration, mass killin...

Portfolios of readers
Ambroise Tézenas

To close out our series of holiday photos, here is a sequence of 11 images by Ambroise Tézenas: What does Santa Claus do after the holiday? Ambroise Tézenas, who spent a week with a Santa suit in his sack, answers the question with an amusing “recreation” more than a photo ...

Books
Philippe Chancel : Kim Happiness

In his first book about North Korea (DPRK, Thames & Hudson, 2006), Philippe Chancel has confronted photography with the vertiginous grandeur of performances staged by a totalitarian government. Everything is a matter of scale. He raises the question of how best to give an acc...

Event
Mois de la Photo : Ambroise Tézenas and Henri Cartier-Bresson, Along the Seine

As part of the Mois de la Photo du Grand Paris, the exhibition Au fil de la Seine, de Paris à Mantes (Along the Seine, from Paris to Mantes) is putting side by side about twenty Henri Cartier-Bresson photos from the 1950s and a requested project from the l’Hôtel-Dieu in Mante...

Event
Ambroise Tézenas for Le Monde d’Hermès

For his first collaboration with Le Monde d’Hermès, the luxury brand’s twice-yearly magazine, Ambroise Tézenas went to wild landscapes of Iceland to photograph bags, watches and scarves. An interview with the photographer about the background to the location shooting.