From October 4 to 27, agnès b. Marseilles shop welcomes a selection of photographies of the 11 laureates of the IWPA Award (International Women Photographers Award), in partnership with Film Femme Mediterranée Festival.
The IWPA award is a photography prize organized by the International Women Photographers Association which has for vocation to encourage women photographers to assert the peculiarity of their look and raise awareness among the professionals, still very masculine. More globally, it aims to promote equality between men and women everywhere where women rights are not respected, via international itinerant exhibitions.
The finalists were chosen amongst 60 candidates preset on a total of more than 600 women photographers of 82 countries. The finalist photographers come from Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia and South America. Whether they come from Argentina, from Taiwan, from Iran, from Italy, from Africa of the South, United Kingdom, France, Austria, Germany or Greece, their works enlight our look on the difference, on the confinement and on their commitment in favour of the freedom of expression.
Laureate & Finalists: Constanza Portnoy, Manyatsa Monyamane, Loulou D’aki, Annalisa Natali Murri, Estelle Lagarde, Laetitia Vancon, Tahmineh Monzavi, Elahe Abdolahabadi, Alice Mann, Shu-Chen Chen, Marylise Vigneau.
exhibition from October 4th to 27, 2018
opening October 4, 6-9pm
31/33 Cours d’Estienne d’Orves, Marseilles