20Jan2024
02Tue2024

Photography - Rain of images

Exhibition - Festival - Forum / Meeting / Book signing - Photography
Pluie d'IMages 2024
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Why experience this event?

The Pluie d'images festival brings out its finest prints for a youth-themed edition.

With "15-25", the age range that defines youth according to INSEE, the guest photographers (Daniel Molinier, Morgane Delfosse...) offer their personal vision of these children becoming adults.

From Loir-et-Cher to Iran, from the Paris suburbs to Wallis and Futuna, from Brest to Perpignan... sensitive images to be seen in and around Brest, with more than 14 exhibitions by professional photographers and the presence of photo clubs and individual amateur photographers who paint a portrait of these "15-25".

Sociologists talk about the passage from youth to adulthood through successive changes in identity. In some cultures, this passage is symbolized by challenges or initiation rites (especially for boys!)
While INSEE categorizes youth, Pierre Bourdieu pointed out that youth is not a social category, as it is so heterogeneous.
Not all young people are video game fans, nor are they all desperate or in conflict with their parents or society... For him, youth is just a word.

We could therefore agree that youth is undoubtedly a disorder mainly linked to first times: first friendships, first love, first cell phone, first harassment, first sexual experience, first rebellion, first job, first anger, first doubts about the future and so on.

Photographers Morgane Delfosse, Gwenvaël Engel, Margaux Olivré and Patrice Terraz offer their personal vision of these 15-25.

From Loir-et-Cher to Iran, the Paris suburbs, Wallis and Futuna, St Pierre and Miquelon, New Caledonia, Mayotte, French Guiana, Vannes and Perpignan, our young people are both near and far.

With 14 exhibitions by professional photographers and a dozen amateur photo clubs and individuals, Pluie d'images attempts to paint a picture of the 15-25 demographic in and around Brest.

Professional photographers invited in 2024:
Patrice Terraz with 6 exhibitions: La mauvaise réputation, Californy, Jeunes pépites, Jeunesse tribale, Habiter les confins and 18 ans de caillou
Morgane Delfosse - Entre deux eaux
Daniel Molinier - Slay the Gender
Gwenvaël Engel - Iran : Visages d'une jeunesse plurielle
Margaux Olivré - Mineurs isolés...et après ?

Vernissage déambulatoire Saturday, January 20, 2024
09:30-10:15 Les Enracinés
10:30-11:15 Médiathèque de Saint-Marc
11:30-12:15 Médiathèque Jo Fourn
14:00-14:45 Bibliothèque unversitaire de lettres
15:00-15:45 Maison de la photo
16:00-16:45 Maison de la fontaine
17:00-18:30 Les Capucins (Médiathèque François Mitterand, Passage des Arpètes and Salle Pluie d'Image)
19h00 La PAM
This year, 30 exhibitions by professional and amateur photographers.and amateur photographers in Brest, its metropolitan area and beyond.

Visits/walkabout: guided tours of the exhibitions and a walkabout through the various exhibition spaces.

Patrice Terraz lecture: January 31, 2024 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Auditorium des Capucins

Photo-conference: January 24 6:30-8:00 pm Auditorium of the Médiathèque des Capucins. A new format will be tried out: "Iran: faces d'une jeunesse plurielle" ("Iran: faces of a plural youth"), accompanied by testimonies gathered in the field by photographer Gwenvaël Engel and analyses by sociologist Hanieh Ziaei, thanks to her expertise on the Iranian world. There will be plenty of time for discussion and questions and answers with the public.

Daniel Molinier will be in residence at the Maison de la Fontaine. Meetings are scheduled during this period and during the festival. A drag show will be held at the Maison de la Fontaine.

Dreams party: interviews will be conducted with PAM users on the theme of their childhood dreams.
A weekly photo game will be organized around the PAM exhibition.

Encounters with the artists are scheduled with various schools to discuss the theme, based on the photographers' work. This is an opportunity for the public to discover the artists' work more widely, and to discuss photographic practice with them.

A screening of the documentary film "Par rôles au collège" is organized in the auditorium of the Médiathèque des Capucins. The documentary was made by Ambre Bodénès of the TGB - télévision générale brestoise association, with the participation of students from the Lycée La Croix Rouge-La Salle in Brest, and reveals some of the questions facing this age group in 2023. A debate-meeting with the young people involved in the project and mediation will be organized. Schools will be invited to attend the screening.

Main services

  • Free

Spoken language(s)

  • French

Date(s)

  • Until March 02, 2024
Exhibition - Festival - Forum / Meeting / Book signing - Photography

Photography - Rain of images

Various locations Brest
29200 Brest
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