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False Towns / At Twilight

From 7 October 2016 to 21 December 2016

This is a photography encounter between two photographers from Marseille who both captured a city at the threshold of modernity. Between memory and sens of place, demolition and major construction, this show is a striking insight into Galsgow’s twin city.

Yohanne Lamoulere: ’False Towns’

The striking documentary work False Towns was carried out in the 15th and 16th districts of Marseille, the most northern neighbourhoods of this vast city. Taking us on something of a tour of the other side of the city, the work speculates on the relationship between memory and sense of place, whilst also questioning the planning and remodeling of the contemporary city.

Franck Pourcel: ’At Twilight’

At Twilight captures a city at the threshold of modernity, caught between demolition and major construction. In this city that changes and slips away before them, children and adolescents are adrift in a place of perpetual twilight. The photographer uses both colour and black and white to express his unease against the growing isolation of these young people, urging an awareness of the circumstances in compelling visual images that are individually strong and collectively compelling.

Yohanne Lamoulere is a prolific young photographer, a member of the agency Picturetank and the collective Transit. Franck Pourcel is a creative member of the association Anthropological Eye and a member of the studio Hans Lucas.

This is a Street Level Photoworks off-site exhibition curated to coincide with the Season of Photography 2016.

The exhibition presented at the Institut français is a reconfigured version of the show that is presented at Trongate 103 in Glasgow from 1st to 25th September. Alongside these exhibitions there will be another series of works by both Lamoulere & Pourcel shown at Alliance Française de Glasgow.


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