“In this series of pictures, I try, in a fantastic, optimistic and naïve way, to combine useful and futile. For what will we do tomorrow if there is no longer any way to discard? And beauty, can it only exist if it has lived ?” comments Omar-Victor Diop about his work. “Fashion 2112, the future of beautiful” is this year’s selection by Afrique in Visu (named AIV) for Arles. For the third time, this participative platform of exchanges on photography in Africa has a choice location in the place Patrat of the Roquette district. From Tuesday July 3 through Saturday July 7, the festival “Quartier d’Afrique” with free concerts and Senegalese dinners in the evenings on the site of the exhibition.
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