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Still unresolved and very much ongoing

Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix presents Still unresolved and very much ongoing, a selection of works by Delaine Le Bas (UK), Thierry Geoffroy (France/Denmark), Elsa M’bala (Cameroon/Germany), Gideon Mendel (South Africa/UK), and texts from Bakwa Magazine and its editor Dzekashu Macviban (Cameroon). Curated by Christine Eyene, this exhibition takes on the rhetoric of the importance of art […]

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Events

Representing the Calais ‘Jungle’

A tour and book launch with photographer and activist Gideon Mendel. Part of his exhibition Dzhangal, an alternative view of the Calais ‘Jungle’. The event will begin with a guided tour led by the artist in conversation with art historians Christine Eyene and Dominique Malaquais. Mendel will reflect on the challenges and sensitivities faced in conducting […]

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Events

Gideon Mendel: Dzhangal

Photographer Gideon Mendel has created a powerful installation using objects he gathered during visits to the ‘Jungle’ refugee camp in Calais. By focusing on items such as toothbrushes, playing cards, worn-out trainers, teargas canisters, and children’s dolls, Mendel conjures alternative portraits of the ‘Jungle’ residents that also stand in for the plight of displaced people […]

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Aesthetics, Archive, Awards, Exhibitions, Photography

Gideon Mendel awarded 1st Pollock Prize

On 16 March 2016, Charles C. Bergman, chairman and CEO of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, announced the establishment of the Pollock Prize for Creativity, honoring an outstanding artist whose work embodies high creative standards and exemplifies the impact of art on individuals and society. Given on a yearly basis, the Pollock Prize carries a cash award […]

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Exhibitions, Photography

Gideon Mendel: Drowning World

The work of Gideon Mendel, widely regarded as one of the world’s leading documentary photographers, is presented at Plymouth Arts Centre in collaboration with Fotonow CIC. “In a flooded landscape, life is suddenly turned upside down and normality is suspended. With an almost ‘tracing paper’ effect on the societies in which they occur, flood waters […]

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