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Photographers, where are they ?


Story by Jean-Christian Bourcart

At a time when self-representation prevails on a global representation of the world, love has to be recorded, showed and displayed.

On Time Square, New York, a giant screen broadcasts live pictures of the crowd. People get ecstatic discovering images of themselves as tall as buildings, and kiss each other while making sure that their camera or smartphone is capturing the picture of the screen filming the set. It is a meta-selfie within the temple of entertainment. A colorful meta-selfie...

Objects and constraints
From 2016-02-19 to 2016-08-19
Exhibition : Jean-Robert Dantou
Eritrea, the « African North Korea »
Story : Massimo Berruti
Into the World
From 2016-05-25 to 2016-08-28
Exhibition : Steeve Iuncker
Photography Workshop
in Paris
Cédric Gerbehaye
VU'WORKSHOP : Documentary Photography:
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A bent toothbrush, a pipe, a trashbag, an engagement ring, perfume bottles... Jean-Robert Dantou puts into perspective representations of madness in the history of photography, and propose a series of objects and texts presented as windows into the daily lives of thoses described more as than as...

 

It is hard to guess what is happening behind the opaque borders of Eritrea. The small Sahelian country is among the poorest of the world. Eventhough the international community is not really aware of the situation inside the country, the thousands of refugees fleeing from it testify of one of the...

 

Addiction, hazing, excessive alcoholism, sporting events, first sexual intercourses, violence, rock shows... Is this a new form of these rites of passage that traditionally mark the end of puberty? Nowadays is there any rite that marks the passage through adolescence towards adulthood ? As claimed...

 
October 28th, 29th and 30th 2016
May it be for the here or the elsewhere, when one photographs in the form of documentary, several steps are to be undertaken, which is what this Workshop will scrutinise and analyse in depth. From the very first location spotting to a true understanding of what is at stake...

Exhibition « Confraternités » (teaser)
Interview : Paolo Verzone
Insert Coins
Book : Christian Lutz
VU' Politics
Agence VU
Take the Backway
Story : Michael Zumstein

« The Interprofessional Committee of Champagne Wines » invited Paolo Verzone photographing Saint Vincent brotherhoods (patron saint of winemakers). The exhibition « Confraternités » is to discover at the Villa Bissinger at Ay in Champagne until July 3 and then in all the Champagne region...

 
In Las Vegas, everything seems possible, indifference above all. "Insert Coins is a blues" in the words of the author. Its pace is melancholic and dark, intertwined with a poem that makes the unacceptable watchable, injecting humanity where the die is definitely cast. Christian Lutz shows a...

 

On November 2016, The United States of America will elect its 45th President. French voters will be called to the polls on Spring 2017 in order to elect the President of the French Republic. Two elections that VU' photographers are already covering. VU' Politics is the new VU' website,...

 

Michael Zumstein followed the road taken by thousands of Sub-Saharan migrants as they leave their countries for a long and dangerous journey : from Banjul (Gambia) to the Libyan coast, including Agadez (Niger). For a long time, Libya seemed like an eldorado for all Africans. Senegalese, Gambians,...

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