mixing/ Memory – special photo exhibition in Yangzhou
Since 2009 Breda and Yangzhou have a special relation on friendship and collaboration. As twin cities Breda and Yangzhou exchange knowledge and culture with the aim to strengthen international relationships and people to people friendship.
To celebrate 10 years of Friendship between the cities of Yangzhou and Breda, BredaPhoto is pleased to organize the special photo exhibition ‘mixing/ Memory’. Five young photography talents, who participated in the renowned BredaPhoto International Talent Program and made their international breakthrough at the BredaPhoto Festival, will showcase their work to the people of Yangzhou. The title is inspired by the poem ‘The Waste Land’ by T. S. Eliot, widely regarded as one of the most important poems of the 20th century. The exhibition ‘mixing/ Memory’ will run from October 31st till November 12th 2019 at Yangzhou Culture Centre.
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
Memory and desire, stirring
Dull roots with spring rain.
from: T.S. Eliot, ‘The Waste Land”
Dániel Szalai (Hungary) – Novogen
Nina Verbruggen (the Netherlands) – Das War Einmal
Alexey Shlyk (Belarus) – The Appleseed Necklace
Lisa van Casand (the Netherlands) – Fluorescent Signals
Sybren Vanoverberghe (Belgium) – Conference of the Birds
Made possible by: The city of Breda, The city of Yangzhou
Sponsored by: City of Breda, Yangzhou Municipal People’s Government
Organized by: BredaPhoto, Yangzhou Municipal Foreign Affairs Office
Supported by: Yangzhou Municipal Cultural and Tourism Bureau