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Photographers, where are they ?


Story by Philippe Brault

Since July 2014, the northern Nigerian city of Kano was six times under attacks of the islamist faction Boko Haram. The assault of the 17th of September killed 15 people and wounded 35. These deadly actions reflect the daily violence that Nigerian government is unable to stop. Second largest Nigerian city by population and local capital, Kano is a major strategic target for Boko Haram that seeks to spread its influence. The city embodies tensions between Abudja’s government, located in the...

Present Tense
From 2015-01-30 to 2015-03-07
Exhibition : Lorenzo Castore
Vanessa Winship
From 2015-01-14 to 2015-03-08
Exhibition : Vanessa Winship
Central African Republic, The wages of fear
Story : Michael Zumstein
Photography Workshop
in Paris
Gaël Turine
VU'WORKSHOP : From the Photographic Material to Publication

Present Tense occupe une place à part dans l’œuvre du photographe. Lorenzo Castore dit de cette série qu’elle est son éducation sentimentale. Avec Paradiso et Nero, il explorait La Havane et les mines de Sardaigne. Si ces photographies confinaient bien plus à des séries de visions —...

 

Exposition monographique, présentant plusieurs de ses séries : « Black Sea », « Sweet Nothings » et « She Dances on Jackson »

 

In Central African Republic, torn appart by the conflict beetween Christians and Muslims, diamonds production decreased sightly. Dispite the dissolution of the Seleka, a muslim coalition opposed to the former president François Bozizé, mining still fuels the conflict. East of the country became...

 
February 6th, 7th and 8th, 2015

To be able to publish pictures, preparatory work is needed to adapt the photographic material to suit the requirements of the different distribution channels. Gaël Turine, whose recent work "The Wall of Fear” has been published in the form of press articles, a book,...


Travels in the outskirts
Story : Bruno Boudjelal
France, The scars of a landscape
Story : Pierre-Olivier Deschamps
Peru, the sacred valley of the Incas
Story : Juan Manuel Castro Prieto
Sur la piste des mafias de l'environnement - le bois qui saigne
Michael Zumstein

"The journey is tied to adventure, a human adventure where mingles self-discovery and encounters with unknown people, often from a different culture. Traveling is the fact of going elsewhere, another place far away where the imaginary takes all the space, way before the departure. Traveling breaks...

 

A few days after the killings at Charlie Hebdo’s headquarters, in Montrouge and at the Hyper Cacher of Porte de Vincennes, I wanted to draw a topography of the attacks. The overexposure of the events shown by the continuous broadcasting, over the news channels, of the pictures of the attacks...

 

From Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, to the sacred town of Machu Picchu, following the stream of the Urbamba river, Peru offer to its visitors an extraordinary panorama as well as a journey through time. Officially discovered in 1911, the ancient city of Machu Picchu remains a...

 

De Madagascar à Hongkong, révélations rur le très lucratif trafic de bois de rose. (Enquête du Monde.fr - photos de Michaël Zumstein)