In just a few years, Instagram, a mobile application for photo relay, has become a place of creation in its own right. Artists then began to create works specifically for this 2.0 medium in square format, like the South African Alexis Christodoulou and his series of images 3D "Imagined Architectural Spaces".
As part of the Paris L'Eté Festival, and in partnership with the Museum of Modern Art and the Palais de Tokyo, Johann Le Guillerm, artist from the circus (balancing artist, inventor and manipulator of objects) has revived during 6 hours to a creature of wood, La Transumante, installed for the occasion in the courtyard of the Palais Galliera, the time of a summer evening: Monday 16 July 2018.
After having long been reserved for the military domain, the drone now enters the field of art. A new point of view on the world is then offered to us and photographers such as Stephan Zirwes who immortalises swimming pools with surprising shapes, as the user never sees them.
Photographing what you do not look for is the focus of Sinziana Vilicescu's work! His series On the Periphery explores the streets of Los Angeles California (United States) and captures details framed with style. With the graphic architectures from which she draws the portrait, the collection highlights what escapes us.
After a successful first edition in 2017, Le Havre (76) offers a second season to its summer event: A summer in Le Havre. An artistic odyssey imagined by the all-rounder Jean Blaise, to whom we owe in particular the urban festivals of the Nuit Blanche in Paris (75) and the Voyage à Nantes (44). A journey full of surprises to discover until September 23 throughout the Norman city.
The Strozzi Palace in Florence (Italy) is transformed into a giant artistic laboratory for a summer with Florence Experiment, a monumental installation by Carsten Höller, to be discovered until August 26 2018.
Under the pseudonym "Le Blanc", the Germanic photographer Sebastian Weiss Instagram people architectural clichés resembling abstract canvases. With a pronounced taste for this immaculate hue, the artist presents iconic buildings of Valencia (Spain) in a new light in his series White Sculptures.
The commercial film production company Superette, based in Paris (10e), hosts until November 16 2018 exhibition "Photo Stories" François Prost, an independent Lyon photographer 38 years attached to serial production, often focused on popular culture, architecture and social appearances.
Inspired by the projects of the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) architectural firm, the Italian designer Giuseppe Gallo has produced a series of nine posters stylistically representing as many buildings built by the famous Danish firm. A graphic close to the construction.
Between the art and Instagram social network, there is Accidentally Wes Anderson, an account compiling photographs from multiple sources, all more atypical than the others, which we do not know if they belong to the dream or the reality.