Burberry’s photography exhibition to open in Paris
29th January 2018
‘Here We Are’ will travel with a curated showcase of works by over 30 of the 20th century’s most celebrated social and documentary photographers. Set across two floors of the former offices of the French newspaper Libération close to Place de La République in the 3rd arrondissement, the exhibition will be divided into themes exploring the British way of life and character through discrete, monographic presentations alongside thematic displays.
Here We Are’ is curated by Christopher Bailey (Burberry’s President and Chief Creative Officer), Lucy Kumara Moore writer, curator and Director of Claire de Rouen) and British photographer Alasdair McLellan.The travelling exhibition will feature over 90 works by photographers including Janette Beckman, Jane Bown, Brian Griffin, Dafydd Jones, Karen Knorr, Martin Parr, Charlie Phillips, Andy Sewell and Jo Spence.
Works exhibited in Paris for the first time include:
- Photographs by Shirley Baker, Ken Russell, Colin Jones and Daniel Meadows
- A presentation of work by photographer Alasdair McLellan, Burberry’s latest creative collaborator, featuring four bodies of work taken in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
- Photographic prints and projections showcasing works by Russian fashion designer, photographer and filmmaker Gosha Rubchinskiy
Burberry’s September 2017 collection for men and women will also be presented as part of the exhibition. Unveiled on the runway, the collection is inspired by the spirit captured in British social portraiture.
Here We Are was first presented in London at Old Sessions House in September and at 20 Queen’s Road Sessions House in September and at 20 Queen’s Road.
Ken Russell, In Your Dreams, London, 1955 © Ken Russell / TopFoto
Here We Are London, September 2017
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