L'ESPRIT DU LARGE GALERIE CÉCILE FAKHOURY, DAKAR, JUNE 27 - SEPTEMBER 6, 2019 ; ABIDJAN SEPTEMBER 26 - NOVEMBER 30, 2019 L'Esprit du large (The Spirit of the open sea) is an invitation to see far away, to widen our horizons and knowledge, and to...

Sogno d'oltremare MAN - MUSEO ARTE PROVINCIA DI NUORO, ITALY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018 - MARCH 3, 2019 Curator: Luigi Fassi Con “Sogno d'oltremare” François-Xavier Gbré, per la prima volta in Italia, presenta una selezione fotografica a soggetto africano, che documenta un’esplorazione delle città capitali dell’Africa occidentale, Abidjan e...

La Cour GRAND PALAIS, PARIS, NOVEMBER 7 - 11, 2018 La Cour est une œuvre née de la rencontre entre les artistes François-Xavier Gbré et Yo-Yo Gonthier, un espace plastique évolutif où l’esthétique de chacun se meut librement dans l’échange. Depuis quatre ans, François-Xavier Gbré et Yo-Yo...

COSMOPOLIS #1.5: ENLARGED INTELLIGENCE DONG JIAO JIYI FORMER ELECTRONICS FACTORY, CHENGDU, CHINA, 3 NOVEMBER 2018 – 6 JANUARY 2019 ‘Cosmopolis #1.5: Enlarged Intelligence’ presents artworks and programs by almost 60 artists and groups who explore ecology and technological transformations in order to envision how we today may...

New Territory: Landscape Photography Today DENVER ART MUSEUM, USA, JUNE 24, 2018 – SEPTEMBER 16, 2018   New Territory: Landscape Photography Today is a survey of contemporary landscape photography from around the world. The exhibition of more than 80 photographs will explore how artists stretch the boundaries of...

African Metropolis - An imaginary city MAXXI, ROMA, ITALY, JUNE 22 - NOVEMBER 4, 2018 curated by Simon Njami with Elena Motisi MAXXI is dedicating a major exhibition to the African continent: the project, realised in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, will present...

Africa Is No Island MUSEUM OF AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY ART AL MAADEN (MACAAL), MARRAKECH, MOROCCO 27 FEBRUARY – 24 AUGUST 2018 Curators: Jeanne Mercier, Baptiste de Ville d’Avray & Madeleine de Colnet. The exhibition brings together the work of approximately 40 emerging and established photographers who are working from a...

LA COUR CINÉMA EL HILAL, MÉDINA COURA, BAMAKO, MALI, DECEMBER 2, 2017 - JANUARY 31, 2018 11ES RENCONTRES DE BAMAKO - BIENNALE AFRICAINE DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE Une installation photographique collaborative de / A collaborative photographic installation by François-Xavier Gbré, Yo-Yo Gonthier, Nii Obodai, Kal Touré LA COUR / THE COURTYARD...

Recent Histories : deconstruced spaces, surveyed memories MUSÉE DU DISTRICT, BAMAKO, MALI, DECEMBER 2 - JANUARY 31, 2018 RENCONTRES DE BAMAKO – BIENNALE AFRICAINE DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE Edson Chagas, Em’kal Eyongakpa, François-Xavier Gbré, Simon Gush, Sabelo Mlangeni, Mame-Diarra Niang, Dawit L. Petros, Michael Tsegaye The Walther Collection presents Deconstructed...

Recent Histories: Contemporary African Photography and Video Art from The Walther Collection THE WALTHER COLLECTION, NEU-ULM, GERMANY, MAY 6 - OCTOBER 28, 2017 Recent Histories features the work of fourteen contemporary African artists, born in the 1970s and later. Their varied bodies of work investigate personal experiences,...