The Alliance Française Gallery Botafogo opens on Wednesday, 02 of december,
of 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, the exposure of the Prix Photo Web winners 2014.
The public may view the three winners of the Edition that had as its theme ' feast day in Brazil or France '. As 30 photographs that make up the exhibition were made by Brunno Covello, first place, with the series of Street Carnival Onodi; Gustavo Moura, second place, with the feast of our Lady. Rosary - PB; and Daniel Caron, third place chosen by popular jury, with the Carnivals of old series.
During the opening of the exhibition in 02 of december, will be presented the winners of the 2015 the contest. This year's theme, ' Urbanization and nature in Brazil or France ', presents the similarities and differences of nature in the big cities of the two countries. The jury will evaluate and choose the material that will award the first place with R$ 7 thousand, the second will win a round-trip ticket to Paris. The third place, chosen by popular vote, earn $ 1.500. The winners, on the other hand, will have their works on display in 2016.
The Prix Photo Web French Alliance aims to stimulate artistic expression through photography, recording, through images, critical and contemporary look of the Franco-Brazilian culture, and promote cultural exchange between Brazil and France. Among the personalities that make up the jury of this edition is Jean-Paul Lefèvre, General Director of Alliance Française in Brazil; Marcia Mello, Director-curator of the Marsiaj Time Gallery (Rio de Janeiro) and conservative photography; Eugenio Savio, photographer and President of the network of cultural producers of photography in Brazil; Walter company name, photographer and journalist, Esso Journalism Award winner and nine awards Nikon, He was Director of the National Institute of photography Funarte; and Juliet Roitman, since 2013 is Coordinator of the FotoRio Exhibitions.
Brunno Covello – Onodi Street Carnival
Photojournalist, worked for 8 years to advise the municipality of Curitiba and for two and a half years was part of the team of reporters for the newspaper Gazeta do Povo photographic.
Gustavo Moura-Feast of our Lady. Rosary - PB
Born in João Pessoa, Gustavo Moura shooting professionally since the early 80, in a line of work that moves between the documentary and the copyright.
Daniel Caron-Carnivals of yore
A native of Curitiba-PR, Daniel Caron is a journalist graduated from the Federal University of Paraná-UFPR (2004). His work as a photographer covers mostly topics related to human rights and the development of popular culture.
About the Alliance Française
The French Alliance celebrates 130 years of activities in Brazil 2015. Besides being a reference in the language, she is, no doubt, the most respected institution and known the world, when it comes to the spread of the French language and Francophone cultures. She has, currently, more than 850 units 135 countries, where they study about 500.000 students. In France, it has schools and cultural centers for foreign students. The Brazil has the world's largest network of French Alliances with 40 associations and 67 units and from August more than 40 thousand students of the Brazilian network will use the new teaching method, the Alter Ego + (French Alliance Brazil version), which fit the criteria of quality of the common European framework of reference for languages defined by the Council of Europe, There is also a unique notebook developed by a team of pedagogues of the Alliance Française network Brazil working in partnership with the Publisher to address specifically the intercultural issues between France and Brazil in language learning.
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) and TEF (French Assessment Test) and the national test valid for one year Capes (recognized by agencies CAPES and CNPq MEC). The French Alliance in Brazil develops partnerships with numerous French and Brazilian companies as well as being an essential actor Franco-Brazilian cultural dialogue.
Popular vote contest Prix Photo Web French Alliance 2015: until 22 November at noon www.prixphotoaliancafrancesa.com.br
Opening of the exhibition 2014 and delivery of the awards ceremony 2015
|Date: Wednesday, 02 of december|
|Time: from 19h to 21h|
Exhibition "Prix Photo Web 2014": from 02 from December to 13 February 2015
French Alliance Gallery Botafogo
|Rua Muniz Barreto, 746, Botafogo|
|From Monday to Friday, of 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm|
Saturday: From 9:00 to 1:00 pm
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