Enthusiasts in pictures. Ten Photographers from the winning by the museum of Brittany

10:05  06 may  2021
10:05  06 may  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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« J’ai mis en scène mon ami Thierry, qui avait quitté son appartement à Rennes pendant le confinement pour installer sa caravane dans mon jardin à Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier », explique le photographe Cédric Martigny. © Cédric Martigny "I have staged my friend Thierry, who had left his apartment in Rennes during the confinement to install his caravan in my garden in Saint-Aubin-du -Cormier, "explains photographer Cédric Martigny.

The Museum of Brittany organized a photo contest on the theme of confinement and awarded ten photographers. A sensitive testimony of this funny period.

A few years ago that the Museum of Brittany is interested in the acquisition of photographic funds that enrich its collections. Contemporary photographers are also the subject of exhibitions. This time the cultural center launched a call to the photographers of the territory on the theme of the confinement . "The museum has made the choice of solidarity with professional photographers, an independent profession proven economically by the crisis, providing for the acquisition of 10 photographs and by providing this project with an envelope of € 10,000

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confinement étudiant, printemps 2020 © Adrien Duquennel. student confinement, spring 2020

The jury consisted of 5 people, three of the free fields, More Stéphanie, director of the photographic festival La Gacilly and Bruno Elisabeth, Associate Professor, University Rennes 2. 94 Photographers have competed.

"The deserted streets, the signs of hindrance to the movements, the absence, the fall on the intimate and family sphere is at the heart of the proposals, Note Bruno Elisbeth. Approaches are both documentary and visual. "Beyond that, it was also to show the territorial disparities; Urban discomfort opposing here very clearly at the attractions of rural and coastal confines. This results in a selection which, in ten works, will bring a sensitive testimony and plurivocal over this period.

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Among the ten winners Cédric Martigny photographed his friend Thierry, comedian who had left his apartment in Rennes during the confinement to install his caravan in the photographer's garden, in Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier.

"This photo comes from a series of photos I made on the memories of the confinement. My friend is staged with a bright globe, symbol of urban lighting. This photo speaks of the urban exodus and also of this uncomfortable between a past past and an uncertain future. It documents the confinement on a dream system.

Le nouveau né. © Richard_Louve The newborn.

The winners. Martin Bertrand, Delphine Dauphy, Adrien Duquesnel, Lise Gaudaire, Julie Hascoët, Richard Louvet, Cédric Martigny, Jean-Adrien Morandeau, Mathieu Pattier, Ronan Peron.

Confinement jour 32, 16 avril 2020 © Gaudaire Lise Containment Day 32, 16 April 2020 « Toutes et tous une partie de la solution. » © Mathieu Pattier "All part of the solution. »

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