In this period of confinement, the Frac Normandie Rouen pursues its missions of the diffusion of the collection and in supporting artists using digital tools. For what should have been on April 25, the opening of the fourth edition of the Normandy Impressionist Festival, the Regional Contemporary Art Fund (Frac) Normandy Rouen associated with the Ile-de-France Photographic Center as well as Micro-Onde, contemporary art center of Onde, offered an exhibition program dedicated to the issue of abstraction in the field of contemporary photography. This is the first time that this major and current issue in the field of photography is the subject of a major exhibition in France. Linked to the evolution of the image status as well as the rise of news technologies but also to real trends that run through today photography, the plurality of approaches will be revealed in the three complementary exhibitions. This major project which constitutes a unique opportunity for wonder about the possibility of contemporary photography abstract, revolves around four axes. A first axis (at Frac) initiates a return to the archeology of photography,...
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