Centre Culturel Canadien

  • IN PARIS DURING PARIS PHOTO

  • Centre Culturel Canadien

    130, Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré
    75008 Paris


    DOMINIQUE BLAIN - DÉPLACEMENTS


    In view of major political crises, wars, repression of freedom, vandalism and natural disasters, what do the cultural representations that are works of art represent for us? And what are we prepared to do to protect a masterpiece? The exhibition brings together a series of archival photographs of the history of France reworked by the artist around a monumental sculpture in the form of a crate for transporting artworks the size of a precious and invisible masterpiece.

    PHOTOGRAPHIC ART PUBLISHING IN THE DIGITAL AGE. WHERE DO ART BOOKS FIT IN A WORLD DOMINATED BY SOCIAL MEDIA ?


    Friday 8 November 2019

    6.30pm

    Gerhard Steidl and Edward Burtynsky, in partnership with the Canadian Cultural Centre and the Embassy of Canada in France, are pleased to present a panel discussion with Scotiabank Photography Award (SPA) laureate photographers : Angela Grauerholz, Moyra Davey, Shelley Niro and Suzy Lake. This discussion examines the importance and relevancy of fine-art photography books in the era of digital publication technology and social media, and the impact of the printed book on creative practice and career development in the arts. A book signing with the artists will precede the panel, taking place at the Grand Palais from 16:00 to 17:00 on Paris Photo’s Steidl Verlag Booth. . Edward Burtynsky will also sign his latest book, Anthropocene, on Steidl Booth, from 17h00 to 17h30.

    (Security access, please arrive 20 minutes before the event) Booking is required : canada-culture.org


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