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Image Storage Containers

Jeff WeberImage Storage Containers

CNA – Centre national de l’audiovisuel, Dudelange, 6. 5. – 1. 10. 2023

by Steven Humblet

 

Since 1994, the Luxembourg-based Centre na- tional de l’audiovisuel (CNA) has had the fa- mous Family of Man exhibition of 1952 on per- manent display at its Clairvaux site (originally conceived and curated by the Luxembourg-born Edward Steichen while he was the curator of the photography department at MoMA in New York). Between 2011 and 2013, the CNA under- took a large restoration project of the exhibition prints. In this time frame, the Belgian photog- rapher and filmmaker Jeff Weber made a series of six images of the restoration of one particu- lar image from that exhibition: a photograph of the Ivy Mike hydrogen bomb test of 1952. This series, together with nine other images showing different interpretations of a self-made image storage container, is now presented in a small exhibition curated by Michèle Walerich at the CNA in Dudelange. [...]

 
September 19, 2023
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