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Opening of the exhibition "Ville invisible" Photographer Vincent Catala features 24 Rio immersion in a periphery images

Vernissage with guided tour and discussion with the researcher and architecture professor at PUC-Rio, Ana Luiza Nobre, day 13 of June, Thursday, to 19 hours, in the French Alliance Gallery, Botafogo.

The French Alliance Gallery Botafogo opens in Thursday, day 13 of June, at 19h, exposure photographer Vincent Catala with guided tour and discussion with the researcher and architecture professor at PUC-Rio, Ana Luiza Nobre, French Alliance in Botafogo, Rua Muniz Barreto, 746, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro – RJ.

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The show has 24 images, depicting the result of immersion of the photographer in Rio periphery, seek to portray the reality of Juliano Moreira, one of the many housing estates built from 2009, to relocate slum dwellers. However, this isolation and political mistakes have turned into the ghetto.

according Catala, in the territory of our city, the presence of ghostly or unfinished buildings, lonely landscapes, the furtive presence of pedestrians or characters eager, are signs of a deaf-threatening voltage, and.

The self-taught photographer, Vincent Catala lives and works in Brazil since 2012. He is interested in long-term approach to specific territories, defined and opaque, that give us insight into different representations of the world and the interaction between notions of universality established through precise meetings and geographies.

The exhibition is open until the day 31 August (Saturday) with free admission!

Instagram: @vincent_catala

About Vincent Catala

Vincent Catala lives and works in Brazil since 2012. He is interested in long-term approach to specific territories, defined and opaque, that give us insight into different representations of the world and the interaction between notions of universality established through meetings and geographies.

Vincent regularly accepted public commissions related to urbanism and architecture (Paris Airport, MC & Saatchi Agency …). He also collaborates in Brazil with the international press (The World e M, Télérama, National Geographic, Revista Sunday Times …).

His work has been featured in several publications (Revista to, Fisheye …) and exhibitions in Paris, Amman and Rio de Janeiro. The Galerie VU presented a selection of photographs of its Brazilian series at the Grand Palais in the context of Paris Photo (2017).

About Ana Luiza Nobre

The researcher and architecture professor at PUC-Rio, Ana Luiza Nobre to conduct a guided tour with debate. PhD in History from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (2008) with degree in Architecture from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1986), MA in History from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (1998) Expertise and Technology, Architecture and Town in Developing Countries Routes of the Politecnico di Torino, Italy (1995), Ana Luiza operates in the area of ​​History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture and the City, with an emphasis on modern and contemporary production.

About the Alliance Française

With 133 years of activities in Brazil, the French Alliance is a reference in the language and doubtless, the most respected institution and known the world, when it comes to the spread of the French language and Francophone cultures. Has, currently, more than 830 units 132 countries, where they study about 500.000 students. In France, it has schools and cultural centers for foreign students. Brazil has the world's largest network of French Alliances with 37 associations and 68 units.

It is the only institution in Brazil authorized by the Embassy of France, to apply the tests that give access to international diplomas DELF and DALF, recognized by the French Ministry of National Education. The Alliance Française is also official examination centre for international testing validity of two years TCF (The French Knowledge Test) TEF and Canadian (French Assessment Test) and the national test valid for one year Capes (recognized by agencies CAPES and CNPq MEC).

The Alliance Française in Brazil develops partnerships with numerous French and Brazilian companies, In addition to being an essential actor of franco-Brazilian cultural dialogue.

The Alliance Française of Rio de Janeiro offers 25% discount on all regular courses, workshops, Seniors, among others for state and municipal employees of Rio de Janeiro.

Service:
Event: Exhibition "Ville invisible" Photographer Vincent Catala
Local: The Alliance Française gallery – Rua Muniz Barreto, 746, Botafogo
Vernissage and meeting with Ana Luiza Nobre researcher: 13 June 2019 (Thursday), at 19h
show closing: 31 August (Saturday)
Time: 2ª a 6ª, from 10:00 to 7:00 pm – Sat, from 08h to 12h
Free entry.

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