May 18, 2012, at 11 am: Opening of the exhibitions of Ansel Adams and Jan Banning in the Maison de l’Image Documentaire, 3 Rue Raspail, Sète, France, as part of the ImageSingulières photo festival. The exhibitions can be seen till June 3, 2012.
Adams’ work Manzanar War Relocation Center, portraits from an internment camp for Japanese during WW2, is shown together with my series Comfort Women.
- Jan Banning
May 4th 1954, Almelo
Dutch photographer and artist. Banning was born in the Netherlands from Dutch-East-Indies parents. He studied social and economic history at the Radboud University Nijmegen, and has been working as a photographer since 1981. A central theme of Banning's practice is state power, having produced series about the long-term consequences of war and the world of government bureaucracy.