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Photographers, where are they ?


Story by Pierre-Olivier Deschamps

Pierre-Olivier Deschamps went to visit 57 suburban territories which will be served in few years by the Grand Paris Express, a strategic transport project in Ile-de-France to connect various cities of the area.
Spending two years travelling throughout urban and peri-urban landscapes that will be soon irrigated by a new public transport system, Pierre-Olivier Deschamps has, in this way, formed a solid base of memory before the begining of those major constructions.
The photographic campaign,...

Insert Coins
Book : Christian Lutz
Take the Backway
Story : Michael Zumstein
"An African City" TV show
Story : Michael Zumstein
Photography Workshop
in Paris
Cédric Gerbehaye
VU'WORKSHOP : Documentary Photography:
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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...

 

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,...

 

In Ghana, Michaël Zumstein met the casting of the webserie « An African City ». He followed them in Accra, the capital, in a discovery of their everyday life. Created by Nicole Amarteifio, the fiction is a huge success for young africans in the continent but also in USA and Europe. This...

 
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...

Into the World
From 2016-05-25 to 2016-08-28
Exhibition : Steeve Iuncker
Eritrea, the « African North Korea »
Story : Massimo Berruti
Township
Book : Anne Rearick
And, where did the peacocks go? (2/2)
Interview : Agence VU

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...

 

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...

 
I have been working as a documentary photographer for nearly thirty years. Over the past decade I have photographed life in the townships of Langa, Khayelitsha, Philippi and Mitchell's Plain outside of Cape Town, South Africa. My work there began during a Guggenheim Fellowship year for my...

 

Miho Kajioka talks about her work and exhibition "And, where did the peacocks go?" In the second part of this interview, Miho Kajioka answers the question: If you had one picture to choose? At Galerie VU', until September 02nd 2016.

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