June 4th, 2008 > starting at 18h
This year again we present you another world-renowned photographer. Cooperation of HP (together with RefotB) and Magnum agency arranged a visit of Bruno Barbey at O3one on June 4th. Starting at 18h, he is going to present his past and contemporary work. During his presentation, Mr. Barbey will show a 14-minute film of events taken place in 1968. Born in Morocco, Bruno Barbey studied photography and graphic arts at the Ecole des Arts et Métiers in Vevey, Switzerland (1959-60). In 1964 Barbey began his relationship with Magnum Photos and became an Associate member in 1966, and a full member in 1968, a year when he documented the political unrest and the French student riots in Paris. Over four decades, Bruno Barbey has journeyed across five continents and numerous world conflicts, though he does not consider himself a war photographer, he nevertheless covered the civil war in Nigeria, Vietnam, the Middle East, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ireland, Iraq, and Kuwait. Between 1979 and 1981, he photographed Poland at a turning point in its history, which he documented in a widely acclaimed book.
For more details on Bruno Barbey, visit www.brunobarbey.com
Wednesday / June 4th / 18h / O3one