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La maison qui m'habite encore

Inspired by her childhood house in Morocco, Aassmaa Akhannouch has conceived this series around the exploration of memories. The photographer brings back to life the spirit of the place by replaying scenes in this home, like suspended moments, where remains the old broken-down television set, the telephone that would no longer ring, the dress long since forgotten, in the wardrobe…

Follows the long period of working on the different materials and printing techniques in her laboratory to transfer the negatives into cyanotypes later toned and enhanced with watercolours to underline specific details in the image. The photographer lets then come to the surface the passing of time as well as the vision of a timeless Morocco imbued with universal childhood memories.  

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Prix HSBC pour la Photographie collection 

directed by Christian Caujolle

 

Hardcover, 19 x 24 cm

96 pages, 46 photographs

 

Texts (English and French)

Sylvie Hugues, 2021 Prize Artistic Advisor

Aassmaa Akhannouch

 

Exhibitions in France

Le Capitole, Arles

July 4 – August 29, 2021

 

Metz

Cité musicale-Metz

Galerie de l’exposition de l’Arsenal

September 24 – November 14, 2021

 

The collection's previous Prize recipients

Louise Honée and Charlotte Mano in 2020

Dominique Teufen and Nuno Andrade in 2019

Antoine Bruy and Petros Efstathiadis in 2018

ISBN : 978-2-36511-291-8

30,00 €

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