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Photographers, where are they ?

Story by Michael Zumstein

In the Furniture Palace in Xianyou, replica to Forbidden City, Mr. Huang Fuhua proudly poses in front of an immense sign sculpted in dark wood from Madagascar, valued at 700 000 euros. The CEO of Sanfu Classical Furniture Craft owns a few factories and showrooms in the city. He imports his raw materials from Laos, India, and more recently from Africa and Madagascar. In the “Wood Street” in his workshops, Mr. Huang Fuhua’s teams work on these precious resources that make Xianyou one of...

Travels in the outskirts
Story : Bruno Boudjelal
Kano, Boko Haram's major strategic target in Nothern Nigeria
Story : Philippe Brault
Present Tense
From 2015-01-30 to 2015-03-07
Exhibition : Lorenzo Castore
Photography Workshop
in Paris
Gaël Turine
VU'WORKSHOP : From the Photographic Material to Publication

"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...


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...


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 —...

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,...

Vanessa Winship
From 2015-01-14 to 2015-03-08
Exhibition : Vanessa Winship
Working Class Heroes
Story : Olivier Coulange
The Love Commandos in Delhi
Story : Gaël Turine
France, The scars of a landscape
Story : Pierre-Olivier Deschamps

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


In this set of portraits, Olivier Coulange, who made workers pose head-on and put them in their plants through a double exposure, examines both working class and the ambivalent links that bind the subjects to their work tool. Giving the critical economical situation where fright about recession...


In India, the caste system, religious differences, socio-economic gaps and ancestral traditions of arranged marriages are seen today as a barrier to the freedom to love. The resistance of the families creates many dramas. There are more than a thousand honor killings (mainly women) per year in the...


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...