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Resist! interview on Bruzz mag

At the heart of a hot Summer of Photography, Bozar is hosting “Resist! The 1960s protests, Photography and Visual Legacy”, an exhibition devoted to the power of the collective and the apparently unsightly but essential action of a thrown rock and a voice in the street. Curator Christine Eyene is enflaming our minds. Read the full interview by Kurt Snoekx on Bruzz.be

RESIST! The 1960s protests, photography and visual legacy

AES+F, John Akomfrah, Francis Alÿs, Bruno Barbey, Ian Berry, Ursula Biemann and Paulo Tavares, Marcelo Brodsky, René Burri, Gilles Caron, Raymond Depardon, Stan Douglas, Mounir Fatmi, Leonard Freed, Jean Gaumy, Burt Glinn, Hiroshi Hamaya, Gavin Jantjes, Josef Koudelka, Artem Loskutov, Hugo Mellaerts and Henri Storck, Gideon Mendel, Oliver Ressler, Graciela Sacco, Larissa Sansour, Steve Schapiro, Gundula Schulze-Eldowy, Bruno Serralongue, Wolfgang Tillmans, Sue Williamson, Hank Willis Thomas, Yong Xu, and archives from BOZAR/Centre for Fine Arts, Coimbra University and Fundação Mário Soares. Curated by Christine Eyene RESIST! The 1960s protests, photography and visual legacy presents some of the most iconic images of the 1960s movements that shook the world and influenced contemporary history. The project sets the tone of the Summer of Photography 2018 focusing on the theme of revolt, and marking the fiftieth anniversary of the students protests that erupted in Paris in May 1968. The exhibition brings together works by seminal figures from the photographic and photojournalistic world, alongside rare archive images. These important first-hand visual accounts highlight the dedication of the photographers to document …

Newsletter: May 2018

Art diary This month is the opening of the 13th edition of Dak’Art – Biennale of Contemporary African Art. Curated by Simon Njami for the second consecutive time, the biennial entitled The Red Hour will present works by 75 artists from 33 countries. In addition to the main exhibition the biennial will also include five projects by guest curators Cosmin Costinas, Marianne Hultman, Marisol Rodriguez, Alya Sebti, and Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung. A number of additional exhibitions and events are also programme as part of the biennial’s OFF. Dak’Art 2018: 3 May – 2 June 2018, find out more here. Back in the UK, the programme of events around Lubaina Himid’s exhibition Hard Times continues with ‘Imbalance Redressed’, a conversation about the under-representation of women in national and public art collections and how this is being addressed. With Mark Doyle, Christine Eyene, Lubaina Himid, Dr Ella S Mills and Hilary Robinson. Other events include Little Little Man Man, a film installation by artist Tao Lashley-Burnley. Imbalance Redressed, Wednesday 9 May 5.30pm – 7.30pm Little Little Man …