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Free, public symposium, by registration only and subject to available places.

17 October 2018 - 19 October 2018


In the context of the preliminary phase, l’Institut pour la photographie is organising a three-day symposium, bringing together art historians, curators, artists, specialists and researchers in other disciplines to address issues relating to the current challenges concerning conservation, research and winning audiences. Organisation of this first event shall be carried out in partnership with the Archives nationales du monde du travail, the Fresnoy-Studio national des arts contemporains, Le Nouveau Siècle, La Condition publique, la Plaine Images, the Musée de l’Hospice Comtesse de Lille, and lille3000 as part of SPORTFOTO.

If you wish to sign up to the symposium’s daytime and evening events, please book your place for each separate activity.

The events are free, subject to availability



17 Oct

The issues in managing photography collections: from conservation to development

09:15am Welcoming the public
12:15 – 2:00pm Lunch time free
6:00pm End of the day

↳ Archives nationales du monde du travail, Roubaix


Round table on the challenges of conserving and publicising photographic archive collections



Sylvain Besson – Collections Director, Musée Nicéphore Nièpce, Chalon-sur-Saône.
Ann Deckers – Head Curator of Collections, Fotomuseum, Antwerp.
Dr. Ulrich Pohlmann – Head Curator of the Photography Department, Stadtmuseum, Munich.
Karolina Puchala-Rojek – Director, Fondation Archeologia Fotografii, Warsaw.
Marieke Wiegel – Director of the Exhibitions, and Martijn van den Broek – Head Curator of Collections, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam.

↳ La Condition publique, Roubaix



18 Oct

“Images as a resource” – the different research approaches and methods in photographic archive collections

09:15am Welcoming the public
12:15 – 1:15pm Lunch time free
4:30pm End of the day

↳ Le Fresnoy–Studio national des arts contemporains, Tourcoing

The Panorama 20 exhibition will be open from 12:00-21:00 on Thursday 18 October.


Tour of Plaine Images with Emmanuel Delamarre, Director


↳ la Plaine Images, Tourcoing


Performance by Alexis Guillier, “Notre-Dame de France”


↳ Le Fresnoy-Studio national des arts contemporains, Tourcoing



19 Oct

The photographic image and winning audiences: from dissemination to raising awareness

09:15am Welcoming the public
12:45 – 2:00pm Lunch time free
5:00pm End of the day

↳ Le Nouveau Siècle, Lille


Presentation of the Pasquero collection by Martine N’Mili, Head of Photography Collections at the Musée de l’Hospice Comtesse


↳ Musée de l’Hospice Comtesse, Lille


Guided tours of the lille3000 SPORTFOTO exhibitions


↳ Tri Postal, Lille

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