AN EXHIBITION THAT ADAPTS TO YOUR TERRITORY
This exhibition revolves around a photographic collection of more than 200 unpublished works by photographer Henri Dauman which was created during the month of photography at the Palais d'Iéna in Paris.
Depending on the themes and the location chosen to host The Manhattan Darkroom, the project is designed to allow local organizations, communities and even museums to receive an unprecedented cultural event for their residents and audiences.
It can be established in an already existing structure (media library, cultural and social center, heritage place, shopping center, local museum etc.) or be integrated into a new program, business and living space.
AN EXHIBITION TO BE COMPOSED ACCORDING TO NEEDS
Bringing together hundreds of iconic works from the photographer's never published collection, this physical exhibition is an original cultural offer.
Free visit and / or in lecturer mode, the exhibition is particularly suitable for artistic and cultural education courses, events at the heart of business or at the center of a local community.
This international exhibition is an open door to diversity, history, the fine arts, architecture, culture and counter-culture, the media, live performance ...
The Manhattan Darkroom incites curiosity, is aimed at all audiences and is available as a real artistic and cultural education and communication tool.
In your territory
create a friendly place of cultural life for all
by offering the public privileged access to a unique collection
fun, artistic, historic and societal
ACCESSIBLE ORIGINAL WORKS
The exhibition allows you to discover, near your home, in your city or in your business, the photographic treasure of Henri Dauman, journalist for Life Magazine, The New York Times and Newsweek.
The works in this eclectic exhibition are unique and original. They amaze, surprise, challenge.
The film supports enlighten the spectators and place the works in their context.
AN ENRICHED COLLECTION AT EACH VENUE
Originally created by Company Europea with the scientific support of the Nièpce Museum and the Muse association, the collection is enriched with prints or museum pieces for each venues. The affordable rental allows its preservation, its promotion and the acquisition of new works.
1 OFFER, 2 MODES OF VISITS
THE FREE VISITOR MODE
allows you to visit the exhibition with free access to all, by following the themes, by reading the cartels designed by the curators of the exhibition, by discovering the history and the contexts of shooting and possibly appreciating the video documentaries.
allows themed and scheduled visits for groups. True moment of artistic and cultural education, it can be officiated by one of the curators.
We can also prepare mediation support for teachers and / or facilitators.
The life of photographer Henri Dauman is, in itself, a source of questioning, clarification and unpublished testimony. As the witnesses of these periods disappear, it is important to return to events which are the memory base of our current society.
Whether for schoolchildren, high school students or academics, "The Manhattan Darkroom" is an inexhaustible source of subjects that are at once playful, historical, of political and media science but also a new imagery on the history of the art of 20th century all disciplines combined.
"The Manhattan Darkroom - Henri Dauman Photographies" is not just an exhibition of beautiful images but a scientific collection telling, over more than 30 years, the construction of the world today.
EXAMPLES OF PEDAGOGICAL THEMES
The Holocaust Marker of the Life of Henri Dauman and the French
Racial segregation and civil rights
The Sixties: social movements, cold war and Vietnam
New media, new politicians… new America?
John Kennedy, from life to death
All the music, the revival of Broadway and the New Wave
The New Arts: Hello Mr. Warhol
The art of portraiture. Media Icons