Thursday, August 18, 2011

PHOTOQUAI - 3rd biennial exhibition, images of the world

PHOTOQUAI was established in 2007 at Paris' musée du quai Branly. This year the exhibition will continue to pursue its original mission that of showcasing photographers whose work is little known in Europe.
PHOTOQUAI 2011 is a voyage through the noise and clamour of the world presenting a cultural world view.

Opening September 13 and running until November 11, 2011 this third edition of the exhibition presents nearly 400 works by 46 contemporary photographers from 29 countries: South Africa, Congo, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Togo, Morocco, Tunisia, Bahrain, Iraq, Belarus, Russia, China, South Korea, India, Japan, Taiwan, Cuba, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Colombia, Brazil.

The curator of the third biennial PHOTOQUAI is photographer and director Françoise Huguier who also estabished the Bamako biennial.

Exhibition catalogue: PHOTOQUAI 2011, Co-edition musée du Quai Branly/Actes Sud
19.6 x 27.5 cm; 264 pages; 200 illustrations, In French and English.

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