This exhibition presents artworks realized by prize-winners of the Alliance Française worldwide.
As sport is framed by specific rules and customs inside a country’s culture or a community, he also plays a strong social role within the current and traditional societies.
Participants from the entire world shot moments that, according to them, best represents sports activities in their country (all sports will be represented and also trainings’ particularity).
In this way, through the prism of photography, participants show those activities’ essential values: tolerance, opening, social inclusion and team’s cohesion.
This photographic “report” is an opportunity to discover singular practices connected to traditions.
” With great surprise, we were faced with unexpected themes, with propositions which knew how to get around classic trap like beautiful soccer’s pictures: bag race in Bangladesh, bull race in India, feminine wrestling in Nepal, so many traditional sports observed with off the wall looks ” Françoise Huguier, Parisian’s board’s president.
Alliance Française de Singapour – la galerie (2nd floor)
From 7 June to 28 July 2018
Saturday: 9.30am – 5.30pm
Tuesday – Friday: 1pm – 7.30pM
In partnership with:
A series of works to renovate and modernise the premises is currently ongoing at the Alliance Française. Please note that la galerie and la médiathèque will be closed from 20 to 25 August. The works will end early September and you will soon be able to discover a whole new Alliance Française with improved facilities and a new Café relocated at the 1st floor (le café Diabolo) for an even better experience. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused during the works and we look forward to showing you the new and upgraded Alliance Française.