Month: October 2021
“L’Angkor mystique de Marc Riboud” on Arte TV
« L’Angkor mystique de Marc Riboud » is available on replay on Arte TV website. This movie has been directed by Ruxandra Annonier for the program “Invitation au voyage”.
Photo-concert with Baptiste Trotignon at Rennes Opera House
The Orchestre national de Bretagne, association Davril and Les amis de Marc Riboud present an original concert creating a dialogue between Marc Riboud’s photographs and Baptiste Trotignon’s musis.
Baptiste Trotignon, pianist, composer, partner of the greatest musicians for 20 years, is a key figure of an eclectic jazz. Blending several styles of music, from jazz to cabaret, from classic to pop, Baptiste Trotignon will open the festival “Ça va jazzer” with this new creation. He gives a tribute to Marc Riboud, which photographs will be screened, in dialogue with the piano and musical improvisations.
For more information and to book a ticket (in French): website of Orchestre national de Bretagne
(Image credits: Baptiste Trotignon, 2019 (c) Richard Dumas ; Marc Riboud, China, 1996 (c) Xiao Quan)
Participation to the exhibition “Népal. Art de la vallée de Katmandou” at Musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet
Six photographs taken in Nepal in 1956 by Marc Riboud are shown in the introduction of the exhibition “Nepal. Art de la vallée de Katmandou”.
This exhibition covers a long period of time, from the 10th to 19th century. It presents photographs, drawings, miniatures, bronze and wooden sculptures, as well as Nepalese ritual objects from either Buddhist or Hindu obedience.
The exhibition associates to the Musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet major artworks lended by Collège de France, the museums of Asian art of Nice, Toulouse and the Quai Branly museum.
Adress: Musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet, 6 place d’Iéna, 75116 Paris
Open every day except Tuesday from 10am to 6pm.
For more information (in French): Musée Guimet’s website
Exhibition “Bangladesh 1971: Mourning and Morning” at the Liberation War Museum, Dhaka, Bangladesh
50 years after Marc Riboud photographed Bangladesh, at the time the country became independent, 50 prints are exhibited at the Liberation War Museum in Dhaka, with the support of Alliance française de Dhaka and the French Embassy in Bangladesh.
Arriving in Kolkata early November 1971, Marc Riboud photographed the refugee camps, the demonstrations for Bangladesh’s independence, before being embedded with a column of the Indian army. Witness of the decisive Jamalpur battle, he was among the first to reach Dhaka.
A research lead with Mofidul Hoque, co-curator for the Liberation War Museum, allowed to read this reportage in depth and to present the photographs, now historical documents, in their context.
Adress: Liberation War Museum, Plot F 11/A and F 11/B, Ser-e-Bangla Nagar, Civic Centre, Agargaon, Dhaka 1207
Open from 10am to 5pm, every day except Sunday.
For more information: website of Liberation War Museum