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This January, the Photographic Museum of Humanity (PMH) presents its 12th online exhibition, A Year of Museum. In the course of this month you will be able to see again 10 photographers and their projects, 5 in the upcoming two weeks and 5 in the last two weeks of the month. Click through / scroll down for the detailed programme of the exhibition.
PMH Press Release
January 6th, 2014 - Photographic Museum of Humanity is glad to present its latest curated exhibition A Year of Museum. In January 2013, just a year ago, we inaugurated our Museum, the first in Internet dedicated to contemporary photography, where an international public could access curated contents for free Since then we presented more than 50 galleries and more than 100 recognised photographers exhibited their works.
Now that a year has passed and around 300,000 people have visited our exhibitions, we think it is a good occasion to look back and to put together again the works that have been appreciated the most by our public.
In the course of this month you will be able to see again 10 photographers and their projects, 5 in the upcoming two weeks and 5 in the last two weeks of the month.
Then, in February we will inaugurate a new cycle of exhibitions based on a new editorial concept.
A YEAR OF MUSEUM EXHIBITION PROGRAM
FIRST PART: ONLINE JANUARY 6TH 2014 – JANUARY 19TH 2014 |
GALLERY I: "THE CITY IS LIKE POETRY"
BY DIMITRI MELLOS
Dimitri Mellos' photographs of New York City show that it is still possible to make street photography with a fresh perspective. With his light and shadow games, and his unusual point of view, Mellos catches an unexpected climate of this city; a fascinating and
GALLERY II: "EZEKIEL 36:36"
BY NICK BALLON
After having suffered the consequences of privatization in the 90s, the Bolivian Airline LAB has been struggling to survive. Ballon's photographs approach a social situation with poetry, beauty and simplicity. Awarded a honourable mention in the PMH 2013 Grant.
GALLERY III: "THE CAR POOLERS"
BY ALEJANDRO CARTAGENA
A fresh and innovative view of the everyday migration experienced by workers from Monterrey’s urban centre to the new rich suburbs under construction. A work awarded by Martin Parr, Kira Pollack and Sebastian Liste, with the 3rd prize of the Photographic Museum of Humanity 2013 Grant.
GALLERY IV: "THE HIGH TIDE"
BY ALEJANDRO CHASKIELBERG
As viewers of thousands of images per day, we like to stay in front of an image we have the feeling to have never seen before. This happens with Chaskielberg's night photographs. The full moon, the geography, the local people and nature itself, combined: Viewers are taken on a nocturnal trip, showing us the magical world of his moonlight images.
GALLERY V: "LIMOUSINE PORTEÑA"
BY MYRIAM MELONI
Luxury emblem used to transport politicians and rockstars in the 80's - nowadays the limousine turned into an icon of the Argentinian popular culture. Limousine Porteña explores a limited space in which many diverse things can happen.
A YEAR OF MUSEUM EXHIBITION PROGRAM
SECOND PART: ONLINE JANUARY 20TH 2014 – FEBRUARY 2ND 2014 |
GALLERY I: "GUATEMALAN 21ST CENTURY SOULS"
BY RODRIGO ABD
War photojournalist Rodrigo Abd, recently awarded with the Pulitzer Prize, presents his alternate side. With these black and white portraits, he delves into Guatemala's society after 36 years of civil war that has left a strong mark in the population.
GALLERY II: "AMERICAN GIRLS"
BY ILONA SZWARC
There are many ways in which little girls start to create their own identity. Polish photographer Ilona Szwarc has been exploring one of the possible ways: dolls. Her project American Girls presents these girls with their dolls in intimate portraits that talk in a subtle way about American society. This work received a Honourable Mention in PMH 2013 Grant.
GALLERY III: "GRAYS THE MOUNTAIN SENDS"
BY BRYAN SCHUTMAAT
American West. Grays the Mountain Sends is the portrait of a place with no vital signs of work, the portrait of a lost cause.
GALLERY IV: "RISING WATERS"
BY ESPEN RASMUSSEN
'Consequence' is a word of great meaning when we talk in reference to the environment and its changes. And indeed we have plenty of consequences of our acts involving nature in every corner of the planet. In this case, award-winning photographer Espen Rasmussen puts the focus on Bangladesh and the floods their population have been suffering in the last years.
GALLERY V: "XIEC"
BY CHRISTIAN RODRIGUEZ
Why has Uruguayan photographer Christian Rodriguez has been living together with the Vietnamese Circus Xiec for 2 years? The answer to this question is a series of delicate images that take us into the deepest intimacy of the circus, its families and surroundings.