Exhibition “The middle class in Africa”

Social science and photography - until 22 février2015

Saturday, November 29, 2014 , from 11:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Photographs by Joan Bardeletti - Exhibition in partnership with Sciences Po Bordeaux / Laboratory The Africas in the world.

Both art and research, the exhibition offers a journey to the heart of what has been called the “middle classes” in Africa since the 2010s It questions both the reality and the image speech: social groups and their representations The influence of certain “markers” (statistical indicators, photographs or marketing studies) on our representations of complex African societies and changing.

“A State of Devolution” is a photography project for Gaza that reflects elements of external destruction internally - highlighting its catastrophic nature. As means of survival to their current circumstances, humans readjust to their broken state. With AFP Photographer Mohammed Abed documentation of the recent war on Gaza, I merged the human element with scenes of destruction to convey a sense of devolution.


Gottfried Lindauer, Māori portraits. 1 | Paora Tuhaere, 1895. Huria Matenga Ngarongoa (Julia Martin), 1874. 3| Eru Tamaikoha Te Ariari, 1903. 4| Mr Paramena, ca. 1885. 5| Tamati Waka Nene, 1890. Oil on canvas. Aotearoa / New Zealand. Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

From the exhibition Alte Nationalgalerie Berlin, until April 2015. Read more here