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With the exhibition “La Mer Imaginaire” postponed until the spring of 2021, the Fondation Carmignac is pleased to present “Carmignac Photojournalism Award: 10 Years of Reportage”, on view from July 4 to November 1, 2020 at the Villa Carmignac on the Island of Porquerolles.

This exceptional display of over 100 photographs reflects ten years of photojournalism, spotlighting international human rights and environmental issues.

This retrospective is also a tribute to the courage and independence of the photojournalists who, through their own unique perspectives, have witnessed the irreversible upheavals that the planet is undergoing

 

Subjects

 

Firstly, on the garden level, the first eight reports are presented as a thematic journey through the regions explored.

  • The normalization of “conflict zones“. Lashkars (Pashtunistan) by Massimo Berruti and Gaza: the Book of Destruction by Kai Wiedenhöfer.
  • Modern slaveryThe Trap: Slavery and Trafficking in Women in Nepal by Lizzie Sadin and Libya: Human Trafficking Hub by Narciso Contreras.
  • The forgotten regions of the RepublicGuyana: Colony of Christophe Gin and Blank pages of an Iranian photo album by Newsha Tavakolian.
  • Fundamental attacks on freedom of expressionSpasibo by Davide Monteleone (Chechnya) and Zimbabwe: Your wounds will be named silence by Robin Hammond.

Upstairs, there will be a focus on climate change and its human consequences.

  • The “new Far West”Arctic: New Frontier by Yuri Kozyrev and Kadir van Lohuizen and Amazônia by Tommaso Protti.
Disclaimer: This exhibition includes some works that may offend the sensibilities of visitors, particularly young people.
Photographers

Kai Wiedenhöfer – Massimo Berruti – Robin Hammond – Davide Monteleone – Newsha Tavakolian – Christophe Gin – Narciso Contreras – Lizzie Sadin – Kadir  van Lohuizen & Yuri Kozyrev – Tommaso Protti

Permanent works : Miquel Barceló – Jean Denant – Tom Friedman – Jeppe Hein – Wang Keping – Gonzalo Lebrija – Tony Matelli – Janaina Mello Landini – Bruce Nauman – Nils-Udo – Jaume Plensa – Ugo Rondinone – Ed Ruscha – Tom Sachs – Vhils

Fondation Carmignac

Piste de la Courtade

Île de Porquerolles, 83400 Hyères, France

www.fondationcarmignac.com/en/

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