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“Moving Images” by Alain Schroeder @ Blank Wall Gallery
Sep 14 @ 9:00 pm – Sep 27 @ 9:30 pm

“Moving Images”

Alain Schroeder’s solo exhibition

 

Afghanistan,
A woman wearing a burqa walking along a road

 

After the successful organization of the 1st Chania International Photo Festival in Chania, where many artists from around the world were exhibited and was visited by thousands of people who were at that time in town, Blank Wall Gallery returns to Athens and opens the season 2018-2019 with the solo exhibition of the Belgian photographers Alain Schroeder.

 

 

Alain Schroeder was born in Belgium in 1955 and he has been mainly woriking as a photojournalist. He has illustrated over 30 books on China, Persia, Renaissance, Tuscany, Crete, Venice, etc. He also has publications in magazines such as National Geographic, Geo, Paris-Match etc.
He is the founder of the renowned Reporters agency, founded in 1989. He has also won many international awards, such as the Japan Nikon Award 2017 and 1st prize at World Press Photo 2018 for the series Kid Jockeys in the category Sports Stories.

 

 

He says about his work: ” My work is a mixture of contemporary documentary and art photography, influenced by my Belgian heritage, imbued with a dose of surrealism. I’m most interested in the in-depth reporting of stories relating to people and their environment. Various cultures, modes of living, rituals and customs fascinate me.”


General Info:

Opening: 14/09/2018 at 21.00

Duration: 14/07/2018 – 27/12/2018

Opening hours:

Tuesday – Friday: 16:30-21:30

Saturday: 11:30-14:00

Sunday – Monday: Closed

Admission: Free


Blank Wall Gallery

Address: Fokionos Negri Street,55,11361

Tel: +302114052138

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