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Opening Passages : Photographers Respond to Chicago and Paris

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Have a look at the exhibition "Opening Passages: Photographers Respond to Chicago and Paris"

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From May 4 to August 25, 2024, explore Opening Passages: Photographers Respond to Chicago and Paris, Villa Albertine’s new multi-site exhibition featuring installations in non-traditional venues and community spaces across Chicago. 

Curator: Carl Fuldner

Associate curators: Pascal Beausse (Cnap) - Clément Postec (Ateliers Médicis)

The exhibition is supported by the Institut français as part of the Appel à Projets Industries Culturelles et Créatives 2023 scheme. 

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Opening Passages

Opening Passages is a photographic exhibition bringing together the perspectives of ten emerging French and American artists whose works explore the dynamic social landscapes of Chicago and Paris. 

Photographers from the French scene: Gilberto Guiza-Rojas, Karim Kal, Assia Labbas, Marion Poussier, Rebecca Topakian

American photographers : Marzena Abrahamik, Jonathan Michael Castillo, zakkiyyah najeebah dumas o'neal, Tonika Johnson, Sasha Phyars-Burgess

Chicago Cultural Center, Loop > May 4–August 25, 2024 / 6018|North, Edgewater > May 4–June 9, 2024 / BUILD Chicago, Austin> April 29–May 10, 2024 / Experimental Station, Woodlawn> May 4–July 27, 2024

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RER B-anlieues, Beau Sevran. Assia Labbas, 2021
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RER B-anlieues, Beau Sevran. Assia Labbas, 2021

Assia Labbas 

Born in 1991 in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, France 

Lives and works in the Greater Paris area, France 

2021 laureate of the national photographic commission “Regards du Grand Paris”  (views of the Grand Paris), led by the Ateliers Médicis in collaboration with the Centre national des arts plastiques (Cnap) ministère de la Culture. 

Series: RER B-ANLIEUES 

 

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© Assia Labbas -Beau Sevran, from the series RER B-ANLIEUES, 2021
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Ligne Dée -  Liberté etc. Karim Kal, 2017
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Ligne Dée - Liberté etc. Karim Kal, 2017

Karim Kal

Born in 1977 in Geneva, Switzerland

Lives and works in Lyon, France and Algeria

2017 laureate of the national photographic commission “Regards du Grand Paris” (views of the Grand Paris), led by the Ateliers Médicis in collaboration with the Centre national des arts plastiques (Cnap), ministère de la Culture.

Series: Ligne Dée 

 

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© Ligne Dée - Liberté etc. Karim Kal, 2017
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(n=6-9) - mais qu'est ce qu'invasif veut dire? Rebecca Topakian, 2021
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(n=6-9) - mais qu'est ce qu'invasif veut dire? Rebecca Topakian, 2021

Rebecca Topakian

Born in 1989 in Vincennes

Lives and works between Yerevan (Armenia) and Paris

2021 laureate of the national photographic commission “Regards du Grand Paris” (views of the Grand Paris), led by the Ateliers Médicis in collaboration with the Centre national des arts plastiques (Cnap), ministère de la Culture.

Series: (n=6–9) 

 

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© (n=6-9) - mais qu'est ce qu'invasif veut dire? Rebecca Topakian, 2021
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"Territory-Work - Afpa, électricien." Gilberto Güiza-Rojas, 2018
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"Territory-Work - Afpa, électricien." Gilberto Güiza-Rojas, 2018

Gilberto Güiza-Rojas

Born in 1983 in Bogota, Colombia

Lives and works in the Greater Paris area, France

2018 laureate of the national photographic commission “Regards du Grand Paris” (views of the Grand Paris), led by the Ateliers Médicis in collaboration with the Centre national des arts plastiques (Cnap), ministère de la Culture. 

Series: Territoire-Travail 

 

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© "Territory-Work - Afpa, électricien." Gilberto Güiza-Rojas, 2018
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On est là - Tarek, Bogow et D2, Aubervilliers. Marion Poussier, 2021
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On est là - Tarek, Bogow et D2, Aubervilliers. Marion Poussier, 2021

Marion Poussier 

Born in 1980 in Rennes, France 

Lives and works in Paris, France 

2021 laureate of the national photographic commission “Regards du Grand Paris” (views of the Grand Paris), led by the Ateliers Médicis in collaboration with the Centre national des arts plastiques (Cnap), ministère de la Culture. 

Series: On est là 

 

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© On est là - Tarek, Bogow et D2, Aubervilliers. Marion Poussier, 2021
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Return - Poppies 2.0. Marzena Abrahamik, 2022
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Return - Poppies 2.0. Marzena Abrahamik, 2022

Marzena Abrahamik 

Born in 1978 in Tarnów, Poland 

Lives and works in Chicago, USA 

Recipient in 2023 of the Chicagoland Seen grant commission funded by the Chicago chapter of the Albertine Foundation 

Series: Return 

 

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© Return - Poppies 2.0. Marzena Abrahamik, 2022
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Belonging - Nyjah, Englewood, Chicago, 17. Tonika Lewis Johnson, 2019 / UNTITLED AND YET TO BE DETERMINED,  48.9109° N, 2.5461° E - SIRA, ATELIERS MEDICIS, CLICHY-SOUS-BOIS. Sasha Phyars-Burgess, 2019
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Belonging - Nyjah, Englewood, Chicago, 17 / UNTITLED AND YET TO BE DETERMINED, 48.9109° N, 2.5461° E - SIRA, ATELIERS MEDICIS, CLICHY-SOUS-BOIS.

Belonging - Nyjah, Englewood, Chicago, 17. Tonika Lewis Johnson, 2019 (on the left) 

Tonika Lewis Johnson, born in 1979 in Chicago, USA. Lives and works in Chicago, USA. 2023 laureate of the national photographic commission “Regards du Grand Paris” (views of the Grand Paris), led by the Ateliers Médicis in collaboration with the Centre national des arts plastiques, (Cnap), ministère de la Culture.  Series: Belonging

UNTITLED AND YET TO BE DETERMINED,  48.9109° N, 2.5461° E - SIRA, ATELIERS MEDICIS, CLICHY-SOUS-BOIS. Sasha Phyars-Burgess, 2019 (on the right)  

Sasha Phyars-Burgess, born in 1988 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Lives and works in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA. Invited in 2022 and 2023 to benefit from a creative immersion residency at Ateliers Médicis. Series: untitled

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© Belonging - Nyjah, Englewood, Chicago, 17. Tonika Lewis Johnson, 2019 (à gauche)
© UNTITLED AND YET TO BE DETERMINED, 48.9109° N, 2.5461° E - SIRA, ATELIERS MEDICIS,
CLICHY-SOUS-BOIS. Sasha Phyars-Burgess, 2019 (à droite)
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in the open you are here - i only have eyes for you / Immigrant Owned - Erika and Debby, A Plus Items and More, Chicago (Kilbourn Park)
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in the open you are here - i only have eyes for you / Immigrant Owned - Erika and Debby, A Plus Items and More, Chicago (Kilbourn Park)

in the open you are here - i only have eyes for you. zakkiyyahh najeebas dumas-o'neal, 2023-2024 (on the left) 

zakkiyyahh najeebas dumas-o'neal, born in 1991 in Chicago, USA. Lives and works in Chicago, USA. Recipient in 2023 of the Chicagoland Seen grant commission funded by the Chicago chapter of the Albertine Foundation. Series: in the open you are here

Immigrant Owned - Erika and Debby, A Plus Items and More, Chicago (Kilbourn Park), Jonathan Castillo, 2022 (on the right) 

Jonathan Michael Castillo, born in Los Angeles, USA. Lives and works in Chicago, USA. Recipient in 2023 of the Chicagoland Seen grant commission funded by the Chicago chapter of the Albertine Foundation. Series: Immigrant Owned

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© Immigrant Owned - Erika and Debby, A Plus Items and More, Chicago (Kilbourn Park) (à droite)
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Catalogue Opening Passages : Photographers Respond to Chicago and Paris, Ed. Villa Albertine. 
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Catalogue Opening Passages : Photographers Respond to Chicago and Paris, Ed. Villa Albertine. 

 

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Catalogue Opening Passages : Photographers Respond to Chicago and Paris, Ed. Villa Albertine. 

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