EventInterview with Guillaume Piens, Director of Art Paris Art Fair
Art Paris Art Fair, which opens tomorrow at the Grand Palais, has proven year after year to be the one general-interest Spring fair not to be missed.
EventFoam Talent New York: 24 young artists shaping the future of photography
Foam launches this weekend Foam Talent at Red Hook Labs in Brooklyn, New York (USA). A group exhibition is bringing together 24 innovative image makers under the age of 35. It’s the first time that Foam brings its selection of Foam Talents to New York. The exhibition will take place during the 37th edition of The Photography Show (presented by AIPAD).
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.
EventFOCUS Photography Festival Returns to Mumbai
February 2017: FOCUS Photography Festival, Mumbai, 2017 (FOCUS) is returning this week to Mumbai for its third edition from 9 – 23 March 2017. Launched in 2013 as the city’s first ever photography festival, over the last 2 editions FOCUS has worked with 60 partners, hosted 58 exhibitions and attracted over 80,000 visitors.
EventSam Ivin and his Persistent Ghosts at Circulation(s) Festival
A graduate of the University of Wales in documentary photography, Sam Ivin was born in 1992 in London. His Lingering Ghosts series deals with the notion of identity loss of migrants who transit through immigration centers in England before obtaining papers to work and travel.
EventBeirut Photomed 2017: Giulio Rimondi, Beirut by Night
Beirut is not—or rather is no longer—a beautiful city. Not, at least, in the way one might say that Paris or Rome are beautiful. Even people fascinated by the Lebanese capital bemoan its destruction, first by the war, then by unbridled redevelopment in the neighborhoods that made it so charming until the 1970s.
EventBeirut Photomed 2017: Nick Hannes, Fake Sirens and Real Shipwrecks
Ulysses once took a long trip through the Mediterranean. From 2010 to 2014, Nick Hannes followed in his wake. Instead of sirens, he only met silicone-stuffed bimbos with fake eyelashes and heartshaped red plastic pasties. The age of heroic navigation is long gone.
EventBeirut Photomed 2017 : Clara Abi Nader, Driving the car
There are those days when driving is vital to me. It’s almost a liberation. Time to drive around to the roundabout, to the bridge, windows open, arms dangling, before you go back, returning to reality.
EventBeirut Photomed 2017: Lara Tabet, Reeds
Lebanese artist Lara Tabet trained at the International Center of Photography in New York and follows in the footsteps of photographers focusing on the body, sexuality, and marginality. Her series entitled Roseaux, created in Beirut in 2012 with Michelle Daher as her guide, echoes the series Kohei Yoshiyuki made in Tokyo in 1973 entitled The Park.