Catherine Poncin is a post-photographer, explains the art historian Paul Ardenne. Post-photographer as post-production: Catherine Poncin collects, everywhere, flea market abandoned funds, all, from, banal, of the photographic image. Then she selects a cliché for its memorial potential value, and begins his investigation.
This book is the result of work conducted by Catherine Poncin in the residence she conducted in Bogota, Colombia in 2014/2015 Archives d’un présent an artistic work done from testimonies and donations of missing images. The artist collected from the witnesses who suffered forced displacement, torture, disappearances around during the armed conflict in Colombia from 1970 to date …
An installation of original portraits percent occasionally exposed on the public highway by the associations of victims, family photographs, a body of 32 photographic creations, video up all the works and installations by Catherine Poncin.
These works question the themes of politics, the archive, the Colombian memory and future peace agreements.
Artiste, Photographe, Plasticien
Rencontre Catherine Poncin – Christine Ollier
Smith, Ellen Kooi, Catherine Poncin, Thibaut Cuisset, Corinne Mercadier, Thierry Fontaine, Yusuf Sevinçli, Matt Wilson, Karen Knorr, Laura Henno
Michel Poivert, Florence Calame-Levert
Archives d’un présent
Ricardo Arcos-Palmas, Gonzalo Sanchez G.
1418. échos, versos et graphies de batailles
Michel Poivert, Guillaume Nahon
Van Speybroeck Daan
Éloge de combats ordinaires
La boîte de Pandore
Vis à vis
Alger Elèves du Lycée A. Dumas
Sans conte, ni légende
Du champs des hommes
Catherine Poncin, Jean-Paul Chavent
Professor at the National University of Colombia and founder of French-Colombian Chair of Higher Studies. Ex-director of the Art Museum of the National University and currently Director of the Research Master in History and Theory of the Arts, Architecture and the City, and a member of the Academic Accreditation Committee of the Ministry of National Education.