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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 …

Ryuichi Ishikawa in conversation with Christine Eyene

Photo: Ryuichi Ishikawa, ZK.050 Naha, 2012. As part of his first exhibition in the UK, Japanese photographer Ryuichi Ishikawa will be in conversation with art historian and curator Christine Eyene. The discussion will address Ishikawa’s inspiration from diverse art forms, including music and dance, his early practice and more recent work, his gaze and multifaceted portraiture of his hometown of Okinawa, Japan’s southernmost islands. A slideshow illustrating the conversation will present Ishikawa’s early images, as well as videos dating from the time of his participation to Seiryu Shiba’s Ryukyu contemporary dance company, as a photographer and dancer. zkop: a blessing in disguise, Ryuichi Ishikawa’s exhibition at Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix, is a selection from Okinawan Portraits (2010-2012) and A Grand Polyphony (2014), two publications that turned the young photographer into an instant sensation in Japan and earned him the prestigious Kimura Ihei Award in 2015. The appeal of Ishikawa’s works lies in the spontaneity and raw aesthetics with which he depicts life in Okinawa, more particularly alternative youth and underground cultures, and marginalised existence. Copies of his …