"Contamination" - Photo exhibition by French photographer Antoine D’Agata [fr]

From 29 March till 25 May, artworks of French photographer Antoine D’Agata will be exhibited at CHARBON, alongside a video installation.

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Opening on 29 March and running until 25 May 2018 to coincide with Art Basel Hong Kong and South Island Art Day, the solo exhibition Contamination will showcase 30 colour and black & white photographs and a video installation. Antoine D’Agata will be in Hong Kong for the exhibition opening on 29 and 30 March 2018.

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© Antoine D’Agata

D’Agata’s photographs are not the result of a search for images but the consequence of his arduous and radical quest. As such, the themes captured with his camera are broad, although always motivated by the quest of human essence of the outcasts. The works featured for this exhibition focus on the human flesh as the core, the starting point, the essential base of life, love, ecstasy and suffering. 

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© Antoine D’Agata

Antoine d’Agata is a French photographer born in Marseille in 1961, where he spent his teenage years in violent combats for political militancy. Fascinated by the marginality, he had shared total experiences with whores, junkies, thugs. He left France in 1983 to travel the world. He went first to Central America, to distant revolutions, tin the search of self-destruction energy.

Since years he dedicates himself to teach through many workshops worldwide. He is also deeply involved in the Angkor Photo Festival which he helped to start and where he offers photography workshops to children and young adults at no charge for the past 10 years.

Date : 29 March - 25 May 2018
Venue : CHARBON, 8/F, 44 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen
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As part of Contamination , a specially created theatre performance entitled Odysseia will premiere on 8, 9 and 10 May at the exhibition premises, directed and performed by French actor/director Fabrice Michel. Odysseia is an French May Associated Project.

publié le 26/03/2018

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