L'œuvre The death of a journey 1 - Centre Pompidou

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The death of a journey 1

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Crédit photographique : © Georges Meguerditchian - Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI /Dist. RMN-GP
© Zineb Sedira

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Zineb Sedira (1963 - )

The death of a journey 1

2008

Epreuve chromogène

120 x 100 cm

Don du Cercle International - Groupe Moyen-Orient de la Société des Amis du Musée national d’art moderne, 2016

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 2016-628

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Description for the presentation 2016-2017 in the National Museum of Modern Art

The custodian of images from Algeria, France and Britain, mingling an introspective look back and self-critical distance, Zineb Sedira belongs to a hybrid tradition: that of the surveyors of the photographic image, the collectors of autobiographical traces, and the writer-travellers from the prehistory of documentary writing. Her poetry of suspended time and phantoms/images open the way to a world with fluid borders. Photographed a few kilometres from Nouadhibou in Mauritania, the series of prints entitled "Shipwreck:  The Death of a Journey" (2008) presents another, darker facet of immigra...

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