From July 4 until July 10 the opening of Les Rencontres d’Arles takes place, with international photography events in parts of the city. Paradox is at Arles to present the latest publications and projects. We’d love to meet you there!

Monday 04.07.2016

15.00 – 19.00 u.
Photo Folio Reviews with Bas Vroege
Maison de la Vie Associative, 2 bd. des Lices, Arles

More than 120 international experts discuss the work presented by individual photographers in 20 minute sessions. Bas Vroege, director of Paradox and responsible for the editorial and curatorial training programme of the Master in Photographic Studies at University Leiden (NL), is one of them. (fully booked).

Tuesday 05.07.2016

18.00 – 20.00 u.
Turtle 1 Night
Galerie Omnius, 1 rue Vauban, 13200 Arles

Presentation of the book Turtle 1- Building a Car in Africa, an adventurous Paradox and Verlag Kettler co-production with more than 40 videos and a fold out map. Richard Reisen interviews the authors Melle Smets & Joost van Onna.
Come and enjoy African stories, German wine and Edam cheese.

Wednesday 06.07.2016

14.00 – 15.00 u.
Book signing Maydan – Hundred portraits
Cosmos-Arles Books, André Frère Editions, Rue des Carmélites, 13200 Arles

Book signing of Maydan – Hundred portraits (co-produced by Paradox) by visual artist Émeric Lhuisset (1983, FR) at the André Frère Editions booth. Prior to the signing, Lhuisset will participate in ‘The Eyes Talks’, a conference dedicated to photography, Europe and photobooks. The conference starts at 13.00, same location.

Thursday 07.07.2016

15.00 – 19.00 u.
Photo Folio Reviews with Bas Vroege
Maison de la Vie Associative, 2 bd. des Lices, Arles

Bas Vroege, director of Paradox, will be present to do portfolio reviews (fully booked).

15.30 – 16.30 u.
Book signing Women We Have Not Lost Yet
Cosmos-Arles Books, André Frère Editions, Rue des Carmélites, 13200 Arles

Book signing of Women We Have Not Lost Yet  (a Paradox co-production) by photographer Issa Touma (SYR) at the booth of André Frère Editions.

18.00 – 20.00 u.
Focus Africa – Ebifananyi
Sector Photographer Verlag Kettler, Galerie Omnius, 1 rue Vauban, 13200 Arles

Presentation of the HiPU/Paradox book series Ebifananyi and preview of the June 2017 exhibition at FOMU (Antwerp, BE). Richard Reisen interviews photographer Andrea Stultiens, Joachim Naudts (FOMU) and Bas Vroege (Paradox). Africa related photobooks by Art Books Online.

Friday 08.07.2016

22.00 – 00.00 u.
Ceremony Historical Book Award
Théâtre Antique, Rue De la Calade, 13200 Arles

The festive ceremony of the Arles Historical Book Award 2016. Ebifananyi IV – Simuda Nyuma: Forward Ever Backward Never by Andrea Stultiens (co-published by Paradox and HiPU) is among the 15 shortlisted titles (from 839 submitted). The books are on display at the Grande Halle, parc des Ateliers in Arles until September 25.

Saturday 09.07.2016

14.00 – 15.00 u.
Book signing Women We Have Not Lost Yet
Cosmos-Arles Books, André Frère Editions, Rue des Carmélites, 13200 Arles

Book signing of Women We Have Not Lost Yet by photographer Issa Touma (SYR) at the booth of co-production partner André Frère Editions.

22.00 – 00.00 u.
Film screening + Q&A 9 Days – From My Window in Aleppo
Théâtre Antique, Rue De la Calade, 13200 Arles

Screening of the short documentary 9 Days – From My Window in Aleppo by Issa Touma, Thomas Vroege & Floor van der Meulen. With this movie Touma gives a glimpse into the Syrian conflict directly from his appartment window in Aleppo. 9 Days was shown at more than 25 film festivals and won several prizes, including the Sint Petersburg Kinodot Audience Award and the Huesca Film Dazante Award 2016. 9 Days is part of an evening programme also listing a Q&A, a film on Don McCullin and a performance by PJ Harvey.


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