It’s going to be a good weekend for photo and water enthusiasts in France.
Tonight Disputed Waters will have the opening of a big photo exhibition about the Nile River in an old abbey near Le Mans, two hours from Paris.
On Sunday British colleague photographer and river enthusiast Paul Stewart opens an exhibition with his panorama images of the Mekong River in Le Pouliguen on the French Atlantic coast.
LE NIL CONVOITÉ (The desired Nile) Regards sur un fleuve entre développement et conflits
(View of a river stuck between development and conflict)
A photo exhibition of Célia Pernot and Ronald de Hommel
Abbaye de l’Épau, July 13 – September 16, 2012
Open every day: 9h-12h and 14h-18h
You are invited to the opening today 18.00h
More info on: www.sarthe.com
Address: Route de Changé 72530 Yvré l’Evêque
Tel: 02 43 84 22 29
Disputed Waters is a large multimedia project initiated by a group of Dutch photographers. It is a blend of quality investigative journalism, documentary photography and videography. Together with journalists and videographers they will report on several transboundary rivers where water may become a source of conflict due to climate change.