6 Sep 4 Nov 2018

SPORTFOTO

EXHIBITIONS, EVENTS

Lille

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Images that tell stories 
Still or moving images with sport as the common denominator. It makes for a fascinating theme because it contains all the ingredients needed to create a good image: aesthetic power, but also emotional impact. It associates the spectacular with a form of depth that comes from the stories and memories it generates. Comprising photographs, videos and installations, SportFoto will be on view at the Tripostal, the Gare Saint Sauveur, the Musée de l’Hospice Comtesse and throughout the city.

This event is made up of some twenty exhibitions that explore the great narrative of sport while also focusing on the smaller stories found within it. It aims to highlight the artistic dimension of the sporting image, but also the strength of its viewpoint and its ability to tap into our emotions, passion or nostalgia.
The event is bringing together the work of photographers who marked the first great moments in the history of sports photojournalism and its first icons alongside more contemporary authors, both specialists and non-specialists, who are interested in all its aspects of this theme, including its social dimension.

Our wish is that each image and each video expresses both its aesthetic and documentary dimension, in a word that they speak, that they it speak to you.

Curator : Jean-Denis Walter 
With Hélène Demicheli

Avec : Alain Bujak, David Burnett, Tim De Waele, Ken Grant, Laurent Gudin, Harald Hauswald, Jef Geys, Xavier Lambours, Bob Martin, Stéphane Meunier, Sergey Novikov, Pauce, Cristina Aldehuela & Jordi Perdigo, Simone Perolari, Gérard Rancinan, Denis Rouvre, Ben Thouard, Gérard Uféras et les photographes de la Voix du Nord...
 

SPORTFOTO WEEK-END 8 & 9 SEPT. (CITY CENTER)
demonstrations, workshops, introductions...

AND ALSO : AUTOMN 2018 AT THE GARE SAINT SAUVEUR
06 SEPTEMBER > 04 NOVEMBER 2018
In addition to SportFoto, check out all the events of the Saint Sauveur autumn programme with nine weekends for the whole family in partnership with the City of Lille and many community associations from the Lille metropolitan areas: concerts, shows, birthday treats, cinema for young audiences, Urban Farm, Bistrot de St So and more.

Credits :
- Sergeï Bubka, Fevrier 1996, campagne ukrainien à proximité de Donetsk par Gérard Rancinan
- Lelo, Sport traditionnel de Georgie, 2015. par Cristina Aldehuela et Jordi Perdigo
- Coupe Davis 2017, Finale France -Belgique, Lucas Pouille par Antoine Couvercelle / FFT
- Scousers : Terrains de foot de Poulton, quartier de Liverpool, années 80 par Ken Grant
- Eisern Union : 1988, Fans de l’Union bernin pendant un  match contre le Dynamo Berlin par Harald Hauswald


Revue de presse

  • Sportfoto, l’expo multivitaminée de la rentrée

    Photojournalisme, travail artistique, dimension sociale, nostalgie et émotion, le spectre sera large.

    La Voix du Nord (Régional) par Antoine Placer - 23-06-2018

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