Autour de l’extrême, un choix dans les collections de la MEP

Autour de l’extrême, un choix dans les collections de la MEP, November 10 2010 – January 30 2011, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France.

For its 30th anniversary, in November 2010, the Month of Photography focuses on the collection at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie.
The exhibition Autour de l’extrême [Focus on the Extreme] refers to a recurring theme in contemporary art, which constantly attempts to push back social, political, aesthetic or scientific barriers.

The exhibition explores all the territories of the visible, from the conquest of the Moon to recent conflicts, and from medical research to experimental photography.
Showcasing works by internationally famous photographers.

Some photographs are presented in series, such as Valérie Belin’s Michael Jackson lookalikes.