Hey! What’s going on with ChromaLuxe and the MRO Foundation?

ChromaLuxe is proud to sponsor "Hey! What’s going on?" the fantastic exhibitions at the Manuel Rivera Ortiz Foundation during Les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles 2019.





ChromaLuxe is proud to support "Hey! What's going on? ", the superb exhibitions at the Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation, part of « Les Rencontres de la Photographie d'Arles 2019 ». Produced on ChromaLuxe High Definition aluminium panels, the prints are made by a process that infuses the inks directly into the specially coated aluminium. The result is clear and vibrant prints with exceptional depth and resolution, extremely durable and designed to last a lifetime. Many professional photographers and artists appreciate ChromaLuxe HD Metal panels for its fine art prints that reach a high level of quality.



What’s going on?


Marvin Gaye’s album “What’s Going On” delivered the sublime message of universal love, perfectly expressed on the album’s cover art with an expressionless, yet serene,

face standing in the rain.


This is the attitude called for by the Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation. Forgotten songs are reawakened from the United States (with the historic exhibition Dancing In The Street: Motown’s 60th anniversary’s exhibition and Matthew Casteel’s American Interiors), China (Dominique Laugé’s Les Nouvelles Routes de la Soie), Ukraine (David Denil’s Let Us Not Fall Asleep While Walking), Brazil (What’s Going On in Brazil, a work in progress by the landé collective), Italy (Yvonne De Rosa’s Negativo 1930) and Taiwan (Isa Ho’s Peony, Chia Huang’s Errances, Hou I-Ting’s Embroiderers of the Past).


“After the success of the Patrick Willocq show in 2018, we are pleased to partner again with the Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation”, comments Erik Wiegman, Managing Director of Universal Woods EMEA. “The skilfully curated exhibitions provide us with the ideal platform to show our product at its best.”





"We are delighted to be producing the prints for a second year running at the Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation. The music of Motown has played such an important part in the lives of so many people around the world. The Foundation is going to be one of the top venues to visit at Arles 2019”, states Peter Boodts, ChromaLuxe Marketing Manager for the EMEA region.



Different moods & strong appearance


The exhibitions at the Manuel-Rivera Ortiz Foundation are known for the specific setting of different moods and strong appearances. Every image has a story to tell. ChromaLuxe is the ideal partner to strengthen that message through the use of the right material with the right image. All images presented at the following exhibitions are printed on high definition ChromaLuxe aluminium panels:



DANCING IN THE STREET, 60 YEARS OF MOTOWN


The exhibition "DANCING IN THE STREET", punctuated by unpublished documents between photographs, sound extracts and videos, offers a tailor-made tour at the heart of the MOTOWN adventure.


©Universal



FORGOTTEN CHILDREN OF AMDABAD by Manuel Rivera-Ortiz


Manuel Rivera-Ortiz’s work centres on images of people in developing countries and the landscapes in which they live. The prints are sublimated by Atelier SHL, a photo lab in Arles and customer of ChromaLuxe.



BOWER BIRD BLUES by Ying Ang


The journey through "matrescence", the physical, psychological and social transition that happens to women during motherhood, is one of extraordinary metamorphosis and challenge.



AMERICAN INTERIORS by Matthew Casteel


American Interiors depicts the psychological repercussions of war and military service through images of the interiors of cars owned by USA veterans.



©Matthew Casteel



LET US NOT FALL ASLEEP WHILE WALKING by David Denil


In collaboration with the citizens of Kiev, "Let Us Not Fall Asleep While Walking" shapes their experience into metaphorical depictions where time seems frozen, but dreams of hope still linger. The series, which consists of 137 photos to match the death toll of the Euromaidan riots, is an attempt to capture the repercussions of this period for Ukrainian citizens.



WHAT’S GOING ON IN BRAZIL by Collectif Iandé


A collective exhibition, on Brazil, the mission is to create initiatives to increase the bridges between Brazil and France.


©Collectif Iandé



NEGATIVO 1930 by Yvonne De Rosa


Based on a true story which happened in a small village in the south of Italy, the story focuses on Nina a young beautiful woman who fell in love with a fisherman called Peppino in the summer of 1930.



ERRANCES by Chia Huang


In her work, the core is collaborative documentary photography, for which she has worked with autistic friars in Taitung (Taiwan), a refugee who fled the war and settled in Paris, as well as gypsy children from the slums north of Marseille.



©Chia Huang



PLACE TO BE


« Hey! What’s going on? » from july 1 to september 22 2019 at 18 rue de la Calade, Arles, France. Open every day from 10-19h, for more details please visit www.mrofoundation.org



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