[spectre] A testimony online towards the technical arts in hommage to Cartier-Bresson

Aliette Guibert guibertc at criticalsecret.com
Sun Aug 8 19:53:24 CEST 2004

www.henricartierbresson.org (waiting to be restarted)

>Subject: 2 pics in hommage to Cartier-Bresson
>Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2004 00:10:53 +0200
> > ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''
> > > Henri Cartier-Bresson
> > > The photographer and founder member of Magnum
> > > died Tuesday at the 95 years age.
> > ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''

> http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/04/arts/04CND-CARTIER.htm?8hpib
> > >
> > > A tribute (extract from the site photo.fr/ "Portfolios")
> > >
> > > http://www.photo.fr/portfolios/siecle/index7.html
> > >
> > > his pic of the century :
> > >
> > > "Fortuno Sorano,
> > > Zapata and Pancho Villa's companero
> > > during the Mexican revolution
> > > front of the firing squad". 1911.
> > > Photographer -unknown.
> > >
> > > his own contribution as author :
> > >
> > > "Locks in Bougival". France; 1956.
> > > Henri Cartier-Bresson -Magnum Photos.

> > >
> > """""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""


-- From network to the united and transnational artistic community of the
photographers of the report and the documentary, -- towards the arts
-- A testimony to tribute by a multifields editor online

Thanks to the photographers

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Farida HAMAK
To: A.
Sent: Friday, August 06, 2004 10:13 AM
Subject: RE: 2 pics in hommage to Cartier-Bresson

Dear A,

I come to learn by your e-mail on Henri Cartier Bresson's death. Since July
26th I am in Jerusalem. I continue my work on [the tracks of the war in
Moyen-0rient]. For a week I live in Bethleem. I have rented an apartment,
cheap, in a house where I work a story on. Return to Paris on August 27th. I
shall call you.
It makes for me so strange learning the death of Cartier Bresson, here.
kiss you. Farida


    The life is unpredictable,
    to exist is a miracle of the light
    and what says it,
    it is the gesture and the accessory in the scene

    Farida Hamak lives in Paris; we met thanks the photographer Martine
Voyeux (for her part to tribute as an editorial publication in our magazine
to come next winter) who presented us.

Among other of her activity Farida is the editorial photographer of
criticalsecret "Resistances" -the issue #14 to appear online before
September-, when we shall edit unpublished fragments of her current works;
they are always in the length courts, and some at the same time launched in
network towards Algeria, Lebanon, Iraq, Israel, Palestine... So many fates
opened by the flight of the unpredictive migrations, that she observs in
progress while living with. She restructured for us several subjects from
there, taken them a moment out of their progressive construction.

The question for Farida is to decide when she closes a fascinated subject,
then borning the bipolar object of her creation -that is to say a book:
because she integrates together the photography and the text. Her images are
not icons linked in the writing but they establish the vibrating landscape,
the enigmatic opening on the intimacy, stolen from the material insecurity.

She is an artist and ethnologist of the precarious life to value despite the
lack of security in places torn by the war, burst by the migrations towards
the resources, that only the continuity of affects and the topology deprived
allow to face, effecting an interbreeded reinstatement crossing traditional
cultures, in the course of the events of the uncertainty.

She is twice photographers, once pressed for agencies and the other time
producing herself her work, patiently, dedicating her specific journeys to
several episodes solo, so that the other knows the vacancy when she sees
only the tension of the perpetual photographic adventure of the social

Of the second generation of the French of Algerian origin, Farida published
this year a book on her mother, who was greeted in France and in Algeria, as
well as in the specialized feminine and photographic press. In fact, this is
the first book which arrives, the others will follow...

    My mother, history of an immigration - Inas-Zelligue Publishers,
Algiers, on 2004.

Bit by bit, Farida notably works on Jerusalem since two years, from where
she reaches us by e-mail at the moment we had thought of contacting her in




----- Original Message ----- 
From: Harvey Benge
To: A.
Sent: Friday, August 06, 2004 12:08 AM
Subject: Re: 2 pics in hommage to Cartier-Bresson

> Dear A.
> Thank you for the homage to Henri... it is a sad day for photography
> but what a wonderful legacy he left us all...
> it was so wonderful to see you in Paris... I am back in Auckland
> and very busy with new work. [...]
> we will return to Paris April / May next year. So see you then...
> [...]
> Hope all is well....
> with fond thoughts
> [...]
> love
> Harvey


    A device of vision to the pattern in the curtain
    the radical material and the detail of eternity.

    Knowing of Harvey Benge thanks Dolorès Marat, the editorial photographer
of the exit n°1 " Current events of the vampire " and co-founder of
criticalsecret. Harvey is the editorial photographer of the exit n°7 "
Divided reality ".

He lives in New Zealand and works at the alternative moments in Auckland or
in Paris.
If he also throws journeys, it is for the eyes. To see here it is to know.
To photograph it is to aim. He knows objects, attitudes common of the vast
world, which he will take strangely at the moment "m", in a point "p", in
the objective " omega " where urban spends the eternity of the cities
through the residential campaigns or the overpopulated beaches, just like
the desert contemplated, and the collection of which successively
accumulated builds a puzzle: Harvey Benge's landed beacon for another

His house takes place on the beach where Jane Campion shot The lesson of
piano ( 1985 ), so that he writes us since the oceanic winter today, whereas
in December he will come back from the bath with his daughters. In spring,
he will be back among us - if he does not restart immediately to Germany, to
the United States, or suddenly somewhere else - but it is foreseen always
for a long time, really thus soberly, inevitably.

Harvey was a Director of publicity as creative agent. In 1992, he decided
not to devote more than to the photographic work.





Photography online in criticalsecret

==> The editorial contemporary galleries

DOLORES MARAT    www.criticalsecret.com/n1/sommaire_p.htm

MARIE LAURE DE DECKER    www.criticalsecret.com/n2/index_html.htm

CATHERINE GFELLER    www.criticalsecret.com/n3/index2.htm

PHILIPPE VERMES    www.criticalsecret.com/n4/entree.html

CHRISTIAN SARRAMON    www.criticalsecret.com/n5/indexcontenus.php

MARTINE BARRAT    www.criticalsecret.com/n6/index-html.html

HARVEY BENGE    www.criticalsecret.com/n7/dividedreality.html

CHRISTIAN MEYER    www.criticalsecret.com/n8/htsum/som.html

MATT JACOB    www.criticalsecret.com/n11_12/sommaire.html

OLIVIER CULMANN    www.criticalsecret.com/n11_12/sommaire.html

PATRICK TOURNEBOEUF    www.criticalsecret.com/n11_12/sommaire.html

Installations by the editorial graphic designers of every review Timothée Rolin
6.    Interface by Jérôme Cordiez (index by Loz)
7.    Hikaru Fujii
8/9   The infamous and Xebeche
1O.   Primitive LoGz (version 2) by Loz
11/12 The infamous (cover patterns by Hidekazu Minami)

==>  The photographic archives

JACQUES KANAPA    www.criticalsecret.com/n2/index_html.htm
Integration and authorization by Timothée Rolin

==>  Among the first photographers: BERTHE SMOLDERS
An interactive installation by Jérôme Cordiez

with the authorization and the folioscope by Laurent Massénat

==>  Self-portraits photoscrewes by HERVE ASSUIED

interactive installation by Timothée Rolin

==> The statements of details by the painter

installation by The Infamous

==> The galleries of the authors

JEAN BAUDRILLARD    www.criticalsecret.com/n1/sommaire_p.htm
Integration by Timothée Rolin

BAUDOUIN DE BODINAT    www.criticalsecret.com/n7/dividedreality.html
Interactive installation by Loz

MICHEL HOUELLEBCQ    www.criticalsecret.com/n2/index_html.htm
Integration by Timothée Rolin

==> The photographic pads

GALLIEN GUIBERT    www.criticalsecret.com/n8/htsum/som.html

JULIE MARTEAU    www.criticalsecret.com/n6/index-html.html

OLIVIER RIQUET    www.criticalsecret.com/n7/dividedreality.html

TIMOTHEE ROLIN    www.criticalsecret.com/n4/entree.html

Installations by the respective graphic designers of the issues

==>  Just one pic: OLIVIER SUREL

Architectural photographic iconography of Peter Eisenmann
Installations by The Infamous

==>  The access to the


==>  The participation of the agency

References in France

National center of the photography
Centre national de la photographie
(waiting to be restarted at Jeu de Paume)


Les rencontres internationales d'Arles
http://www.rencontres-arles.com (Fr)
http://www.rencontres-arles.com/pages/indexuk.htm (English-US)

Bookmarks of the history of the photography, of the institutions and the
specialized reviews, at the Paris 8 university




Photo : Fr museums

Photo : Fr Festivals

Photo : Fr Education and high studies


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