Julie Hascoët: Carrara, the twilight of the mountain

The exhibition Julie Hascoët : Carrare, le crépuscule de la montagne is presented at the Musée de la photographie Charles Nègre in Nice. It is on view until November 5, 2023.

The exhibition Julie Hascoët: Carrara, the twilight of the mountain

This exhibition features images by photographer Julie Hascoët. Carrara is a part of Tuscany, but far from the tourist clichés, far from the hills planted with olive trees, far from the winding cypress-lined roads, far, far from the Tuscan quality of life.
Carrara is a marble quarry. The gutted mountain, the machinery, the extraction roads. But Carrara is also the birthplace of Tuscan anarchism. In just a few photos, Julie Hascoët recreates these spaces and gives us the impression of a heavy headlong rush.

Who is Julie Hascoët

Julie Hascoët was born in Douarnenez. a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie d’Arles.
But she’s also a publisher, concert and exhibition organizer. In short, she’s a multi-talented artist. Although, if you think about it, her field is human life, particularly life on the margins, reappropriated or abandoned spaces, ephemeral creations of life, reinvented micro-societies.
Borderline life, old mine entrances devoured by vegetation, human settlements for wild concerts, the memory of prison inmates’ places, Julie Hacoët is interested in everything that is banally human.
For her, photography is an energy stirring matter (including human matter) and time.

Practical information

Galerie du Musée de la photographie Charles Nègre
1, Place Pierre Gautier
(near the Cours Saleya flower market, Vieux Nice).

Until November 5, 2023
from 10am to 12:30pm and from 1:30pm to 6pm


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