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EventMagali Lambert : One Bird, Two Stones
From March 24 through April 24, 2017, Santo Amor’s outside the walls gallery is presenting, in a private apartment in the 16th arrondissement, the Merveilles (Wonders) project, work where fine art photographer Magali Lambert offers a contemporary interpretation of a European cabinet of curiosity.
EventFIAF New York : François Hébel presents Portrait of the Artist as a Young Kid
Capturing the spontaneity of photography before the advent of the delete button, the photo booth gives artists of all ages the opportunity to rapidly act out their own imaginative stories. Hands-on workshops organized at the Lycée Français de New York, The Bronx School of Young Leaders, and FIAF taught kids the century-long history of the photo booth, and how to compose a poetic photographic narrative in four frames and 16 seconds.
EventPetra Collins: “The condition of the female artist can be a taboo”
In support of Women’s History Month, The Eye of Photography proposes to discover this interview with Canadian artist Petra Collins, a curator, actor, director and photographer from Toronto.
EventL’Emoi Photographique of Angoulême
This year, L’Emoi Photographique, the festival that is taking place in Angoulême and in the wider suburbs in Charente, has invited Warren Saré, Jean-Daniel Guillou and Jean-Michel Leligny, all three chosen to illustrate the theme “History and stories”. Twenty photographers, half of whom have never been shown, were also chosen after an invitation for candidates.
EventLes Photographiques of Le Mans : Christophe Hargoues, EXTRA/ordinary
In a long-term care facility, forty-five people are living, all suffering from severe degenerative diseases. One hundred doctors and nurses work at the facility. It has taken four years to create these portraits during which time three of the eleven voluntary residents have died : Laurent, Olivier and Julien.
EventFerdinando Scianna, Marpessa – Moda – Sicilia
“Ferdinando can’t help it, he has centuries of finesse and culture behind him; what lets him to avoid the extreme visceral delirium of speed – he has time without really having to be of his time,” said Henri Cartier-Bresson one day. “In his little box, he accumulates his profound world experience, getting nothing else than the ability to continue to do it with a calm passion.”
EventNamsa Leuba, Ya Kala Ben and The Kingdom of Mountains
In Camera Gallery features two series by Namsa Leuba, Ya Kala Ben (2011) and The Kingdom of Mountains (2014), both outdoor mises-en-scène that explore the representation of African identity.
EventRealism to Abstraction: Changing Focus in Contemporary Photography
Berenice Abbott once stated, “Photography can never grow up if it imitates some other medium. It has to walk alone; it has to be itself,” Abbott, a 1930s traditional black and white photographer who looked to the New York City landscape as the inspiration for her non illusionistic portraits of the metropolitan area and the cultural figures who inhabited it, never believed photography to be anything other than an art form in which reality could be frozen in a physical object (the photograph.)
EventInternational exhibitions opening this week
Every week, L'Œil de la Photographie lets you discover in its Photo City Guide an international agenda of photographic events. un agenda mondial des évènements photographiques. Do not forget to get here by clicking here. Every Monday, here and in our newsletter, we offer you a selection of the best exhibitions on display. Here are those of this week.
EventExhibitions opening this week in France
Chaque semaine, L’Œil de la Photographie vous fait découvrir dans son Photo City Guide un agenda mondial des évènements photographiques. N’oubliez pas de vous y rendre en cliquant ici. Chaque lundi, ici et dans notre newsletter, nous vous offrons une sélection des meilleures expositions à l’affiche. Voici celles de cette semaine.