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THE MANUEL RIVERA-ORTIZ FOUNDATION for Documentary Photography & Film is committed to positive social discourse in under-represented communities throughout the world by encouraging emerging and established photographers and filmmakers working in developing nations to keep their lenses fixed on the plight of the poor and disenfranchised. Learn about our founder Manuel Rivera-Ortiz.

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Summer 2018

MROF is excited to be part of the 49th Rencontres d’Arles Associated Program. Preparations are underway for our 2018 exhibition Hope – A Collaborative Perspective. The exhibition will go beyond established documentary esthetic and assemble the creative energy of the international documentary scene through every available medium. HOPE will include projects by Patrick Willocq, John Hall, Dmitry Markov, Paolo Verzone, Chin-Pao Chen, Patrice Loubon, Matthias Olmeta, Omar Imam, Arnaud Chambon, Samir Tlatli and MROF Curator Nicolas Havette. Also featured will be MROF Founder Manuel Rivera-Ortiz’s formative work in Cuba. Exhibitions run July 2 thru September 23, 2018.
 
 

HOPE – Une Collaboratif Perspective

FMRO est heureux de faire partie du 49e programme des Rencontres d’Arles. Les préparatifs sont en cours pour notre exposition 2018, Hope – Une Collaboratif Perspective. L’exposition ira au-delà de l’esthétique documentaire établie et rassemblera l’énergie créatrice de la scène documentaire internationale à travers tous les supports disponibles. HOPE comprendra des projets de Patrick Willocq, de John Hall, de Dmitry Markov, de Paolo Verzone, de Chin-Pao Chen, de Patrice Loubon, de Matthias Olmeta, d’Omar Imam, d’Arnaud Chambon, de Samir Tlatli et du conservateur du MROF, Nicolas Havette. Le travail formateur du fondateur du MROF Manuel Rivera-Ortiz à Cuba sera également présenté. Les expositions se dérouleront du 2 au 23 septembre 2018.

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