Civilization: The Way We Live!
presents the work of more than one hundred photographers from five continents. Bringing together young talents and renowned artists, this exhibition brings together nearly 280 original prints by Massimo Vitali, Pieter Hugo, Lauren Greenfield, Wang Qingsong, Raphaël Dallaporta, Valérie Belin, Thomas Struth, Candida Höfer ... Together, they draw a plural portrait of our time .
Civilization: The Way We Live! she is interested in civilization as it is in the 21st century, from one end of the planet to the other, with a particular interest in what unites us, for what is shared collectively, in a world where the values of individualism often dominate.
Housing, work, leisure, transportation, education, art, science, technology ... All over the world, photographers observe, record, interpret and, of course, immortalize the world as it is. Thanks to their work, this unprecedented exhibition offers a global view of everything that makes up our civilization today.
Curators: William A. Ewing (independent curator) and Holly Roussell (independent curator), assisted by Juliette Hug
Production Design: Émilie Delane and Amélie Lauret (Graepheme)
Graphic designers: Cécilia Génard and Alma Gromard
Catalog: Mucem / Thames and Hudson co-edition
Exhibition co-produced by the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography, Minneapolis / New York / Paris / Lausanne, and the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Korea, Seoul, in collaboration with Mucem, Marseille
The title of the exhibition: «Quelle époque! »It is inspired by the title of Anthony Trollope's novel