The city celebrates sport through photography. OG specialists, football enthusiasts or cycling enthusiasts … all have appointments in various cultural venues. Their faces are upright, their eyes are up, and they look at you imperiously. Children photographed by Pauce posing in their football uniforms. The photographer portrayed clubs in the region. He had each child pose individually and then mounted the image to make it appear that they were all together in a strange, solemn and frozen group photo.This is what welcomes visitors to the Lille Tripostal, which offers an exhibition space dedicated to the round ball. You will find photographs of the Lille club, from the 1950s to the present day, shots of Harald Hauswald, who photographed Berlin supporters of the GDR at the end of the 1980s or the story of France’s victory at the 2018 World Cup thanks to the eyes of AFP photographers. As such, the exhibition offers a moving tribute by showing, for the first time, the photographs of Stéphane Meunier, author of the famous documentary Les yeux dans les bleus, which then followed the […]
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