Face to Face: Participants, Collaborators, Subjects

2 October

15:00 - 16:00

Diep~Haven, cross-Channel festival of contemporary creation, has invited three of its exhibiting artists to present their photography projects during this BPF16 Event.  

These projects were developed during their Diep~Haven residencies earlier this year, each one connected to this year's theme of the portrait. In particular they will share their approaches to working with local people in Sussex and Normandy:

John Cole has been photographing the men and women of Hastings’ fishing community since 1991. Earlier this year, he spent five days photographing the small Normandy fishing community of Quiberville, on the other side of the Channel. 

Domestic Zone by Ben Haywood was realised on the housing estates of theSeahaven area. Made in collaboration with local residents, giving special mention to members of Meeching Amateur Dramatics society, the partially-staged images play out scenes from everyday life. 

During her residency, Valentine Solignac chose to develop a photographic project with teenagers: individuals at a time in their lives when the issue of freedom becomes central. This work questions their way of investing in the territory as a form of expression of this freedom, at sites on the periphery of their school or family life.

Image - Ben Haywood


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