Exhibitions

CIP exhibitions feature exceptional photojournalism and take place in Perpignan several times a year. Below is a selection of some; you can find the full width of exhibition in the CIP archive.

1917, the Revolution that Changed the World

Exhibition at the Couvent des Minimes from October, 17 to December, 17.
Opening time from Tuesday to Sunday 11 am 17:30 pm.

The Russian Revolution changed the world, and also changed the way of seeing the world. The Soviet Union produced a single aesthetic style: political revolution, social revolution, and design revolution went hand in hand. And photography played a key role in this revolutionary zeal. Pictures were to be produced to advocate ideas, and it was the case for both filmmakers and photographers who embraced Bolshevism in what Alexander Rodchenko called changing points of view. The classical vision of the Russian Revolution and the birth of the Soviet Union came as a ready-made package provided by Russian propaganda agencies where there were some of the leading photographers (e.g. Max Alpert and Ivan Shagin) and leading designers (e.g. Gustav Klucis and El Lissitzky) producing some of the finest reviews and magazines and the most handsome books. But hidden behind the formal beauty of the work were falsifications and manipulation, neatly removing many of the figures in the revolution who went missing in both real life and photographic records. […]

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A nation ripped apart 1936-1939

An overview of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), which resulted in the death of 500,000 people. This exhibition takes place at the Couvent des Minimes in Perpignan and the Rivesaltes Camp Memorial, March 17th-May 17th, 2017.

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Following the Running Waves of the Caspian Sea

Following the Running Waves of the Caspian Sea is a photographic voyage by Stanley Greene. Known for pushing the pictural frontiers of war, the American photographer retraces his memories here by going through his archives for the first time. The exhibition presents twenty years of travel with unpublished images from Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan, shot both in color and black and white. Photographs of forgotten conflicts and the ghosts of war, here we see Stanley Greene’s signature rawness liberated from editorial constraints.

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Jesse A. Fernandez

An overview of the work of Cuban photojournalist and painter Jesse Fernandez (1925-1986) who covered Fidel Castro’s Revolution before fleeing his country and also shot portraits of several great 20th century artists.

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Rent an exhibition

The CIP organizes exhibitions designed in partnership with independent collectors, photo agencies or photographers.

They are available for hire provided that the organization concerned pays:

• Renting fees
• Transportation costs
• Insurance costs

For more information about the exhibitions proposed to rent, their authors, their availability please contact the CIP.

If you would like to be informed about new exhibitions, please send your details by e-mail at the CIP.

Exhibitions catalog

Jesse A. Fernandez – Tours and detours of the Cuban Revolution :
69 prints blw – size 50 x 60 cm and 80 x 120 cm
Author: Jesse A. Fernandez

Following the running waves of the Caspian Sea :
100 prints blw and color – size 50 x 60 cm and 80 x 120 cm
Author: Stanley Greene

A Nation ripped-apart, 1936- 1939 :
100 prints blw – size 50 x 60 cm and 80 x 120 cm
Authors: AFP, collection Michel Lefebvre, Archivo Fotográfico Guerra Civil-Fondo Documental Mario Blanco Fuentes, Collection BDIC, Université Libre de Bruxelles