16th Photo Festival La Gacilly

01.06.19 → 30.09.19

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet empire, the beginning of the uprising of peoples against the yoke of totalitarianism, the Festival Photo la Gacilly highlights the creative power of photography from Russia and neighbouring countries. Focus on these Russian, Polish and Estonian talents.

All eyes East
Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky – The colours of the empire
Alexander Rodchenko – The revolutionary eye of constructivism
Josef Koudelka – Invasion ’68 Prague
Sergey Maximishin – The Slavic mindset
Justyna Mielnikiewicz – Ukraine and Kazakhstan: the sense of a nation
Alexander Gronsky – Urban landscapes
Danila Tkachenko – Restricted areas
Alexey Titarenko – Saint Petersburg, the city of shadows
Elena Chernyshova – Life in the frozen extremes
Kasia Strek – The last black faces of Poland
Marco Zorzanello – The tourism of climate change
Yuri Kozyrev & Kadir Van Lohuizen – The Arctic: A new frontier, a joint polar expedition
Franck Seguin – The man who walked underwater
Maia Flore – Harmonies
Valerio Vincenzo – Borderline, Frontiers of peace
Éric Garault – The Morbihan sentries
Juan Manuel Castro Prieto – Portugal. Rising from the ashes
Guillaume Herbaut – In the East, the forests stand defiant
Axelle de Russé – Togo, the forest gardeners

Fisheye – Festival Photo La Gacilly Competition
Charles Delcourt
Marine Lécuyer
Julien Mauve

Photo credits

© Elena Chernyshova
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos
© Justyna Mielnikiewicz
© Alexander Rodchenko


Festival Photo La Gacilly

Free Admission


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