François Hébel – after Arles, Bologna

By Brennavan Sritharan

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“Whenever you see an exhibition here, make sure you look up first,” says François Hébel. We’re in the heart of one of the many Renaissance-era public buildings in Bologna. Frescos line the walls and ceilings, Madonnas and bambinis touching gods through partings in the clouds. The former director of Les Rencontres d’Arles has spent months in these lavish surroundings overseeing his latest venture, the second edition of the Foto/Industria Biennial of Industrial Photography.

“The city is very special,” Hébel says. “My job is to try to match the work of the photographers with places such as this, and to …read more

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