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Current Exhibitions

Yvon Lambert - Border stories
Jardins du Bra’Haus I, montée du château (LUXEMBOURG)
From 2017-09-30 to 2018-09-29

Guy Tillim - Museum of the Revolution
Stevenson Gallery (SOUTH AFRICA)
From 2017-10-12 to 2017-11-25

Françoise Huguier - Couleurs Pays
Le Quadrilatère (festival photographique les Photaumnales) (FRANCE)
From 2017-10-14 to 2017-12-31

Pia Elizondo - The Fall
Institut culturel du Mexique (FRANCE)
From 2017-10-27 to 2018-01-27

Munem Wasif - Jomin O Joban - A Tale Of Land
Gallery Project 88 (INDIA)
From 2017-10-27 to 2017-12-08

Martin Bogren - Italia
Le Plac’art Photo (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-03 to 2017-11-19

Gérard Rondeau - Chroniques d\'un portraitiste
Le Parvis Espace Culturel (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-04 to 2017-12-30

José Manuel Navia - Cervantes ou le désir de vivre
Instituto Cervantes (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-07 to 2018-01-13

José Manuel Navia - Colombia, La Creciente
Bibliothèque Elsa Triolet (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-09 to 2018-01-20

Davide Monteleone - The April Theses, In The Russian East
Spazio Fondo Malerba (ITALY)
From 2017-11-16 to 2017-11-29

Patrick Taberna - The back season
Galerie Camera Obscura (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-17 to 2017-12-30

Guillaume Zuili - Smoke & Mirrors
Galerie Clémentine de la Féronnière (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-17 to 2018-02-10

Next exhibitions

Gérard Rondeau - Paysages
Galeries de la Cour des Jardiniers (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-19 to 2018-02-28

Françoise Huguier - Virtual Seoul
Musée Olympique (SWITZERLAND)
From 2017-12-07 to 2018-03-11



Journées photographiques de Bienne
case postale 83
2501 Bienne (FRANCE)
+41 (0)32 322 42 45

From 2009-09-04 to 2009-09-27

• Open from Wednesday to Friday from 02:00 P.m to 06:00 p.m, Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 a.m to 07:00 p.m. Closed Monday and Tuesday

The series "outw" has emerged from the encounter between Christian and Lutz family Davis. On behalf of a Swiss film production company he stayed for a visit in the Alvord Desert in Oregon and found interest in the life of the Davis family, which is involved in raising livestock. It is the story of meeting with Paul, the supreme boss of the operation, and his administrator, the Cowboy Mike. It is also the story of their 3500 cattle, which are spread over an area of 160,000 hectares, and the story of Tony, the wife of the chief, and their five children. The photographer sat down for two years (between 2006 and 2008) deal intensively with the family: In this period he visited the family and the Alvord Desert, in that universe of modern cowboys, four times. The picture series shows us the Davis family and how they as cowboys in the western United States lives and works. The boots, the plaid shirts and the Westernhüte that they wear, use clichés. But Christian Lutz looks deeper. He brings us closer to them in the seclusion of the desert, living family, which is to maintain itself against a hostile environment needs, but also full of enthusiasm for their work. The images that have captured the everyday life of the family, realistic, sometimes even brutal. The life that leads the family, appear compared with the life that lead most of the other in America, anachronistic. What the photographer has put on especially, is the co-existence, the simultaneous juxtaposition of this American original with the modern American society. In this series of photographs of the original Christian Lutz questioned America, frozen in its own myths. The pictures show exactly the point of intersection between an imaginary picture of the American West and what actually is. The real issue, as it hides behind the Davis family and their activities. In the pictures simple, beautiful, essential and traditional moments are recorded, without succumbing to a particular cliché to cliché that of an America that is, seems to have stopped in time. Fabienne Bideaud

Exhibitions catalog

Monographic exhibitions

Albert & Verzone
Bacigalupo Martina
Berruti Massimo
Boudjelal Bruno
Brault Philippe
Chapin Jean-Luc
Chivet Sophie
Coulange Olivier
Dailleux Denis
Darzacq Denis
Delpoux Dominique
Descamps Bernard
Deschamps Pierre-Olivier
Desprez Bertrand
Doury Claudine
Duroy Stéphane
Eshraghi Isabelle
Flore Maia
Fontaine François
Gomez Rovira Rodrigo
Goussard Christophe
Grignet Brigitte
Guigui Stanislas
Hingley Liz
Hock Marin
Hopkins Rip
Huguier Françoise
Hyytiäinen Arja
Iuncker Steeve
Lambert Yvon
Lecloux Frédéric
Lekfeldt Thomas
Martin Claire
Mirguet Olivier
Navia José Manuel
Nejmi Malik
Pauquet Claude
Picard Fabrice
Picard Serge
Pierrot Emmanuel
Propeck Agnès
Rearick Anne
Rondeau Gérard
Sauveur David
Sutkus Antanas
Taberna Patrick
Ten Hoopen Pieter
Tillim Guy
Van Denderen Ad
Vanden Eeckhoudt Michel
Wasif Munem
Winship Vanessa
Yankang Yang
Zuili Guillaume

Collective Exhibitions

  • Vu' by Robert Delpire
  • Full Size Nature
  • VU' in Paris
  • European Works

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