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Centro Fotografico
Alvarez Bravo

Calle de Manuel Bravo 116,
Ruta Independencia, Centro,
68000 Oaxaca, Oax., Mexico

Centro Fotografico Alvarez Bravo

Calle de Manuel Bravo 116
Ruta Independencia, Centro
68000 Oaxaca
Mexico

The Space

The Álvarez Bravo Photographic Center is located in a beautiful Oaxacan house, a colonial building from the XVIII century, acquired and restored by the "José F. Gómez" Civil Association. The Center is part of the Institute of Graphic Arts of Oaxaca (IAGO) and was founded by the artist Francisco Toledo to disseminate photography through exhibitions, workshops and screenings.

It was inaugurated on September 17 1996 with the presence of the renowned Mexican photographer Manuel Álvarez Bravo. It has seven rooms for temporary exhibitions dedicated to photography and its variants. It has a library specialized in history, theory, technique and dissemination of photographic work, with a collection of more than 4,000 copies. In this venue you can also find the Eduardo Mata Music Library with more than 3,000 recordings, where you consult popular, classical, jazz and ethnic music. The Toledo / INBA collection houses more than ninety thousand photographic documents, which can be consulted by researchers and institutions wishing to integrate the works to their temporary exhibitions.

Some of the outstanding photographers of this collection are: Abbas, Flor Garduño, Graciela Iturbide, Francisco Toledo, Héctor García, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Hugo Brehme, Josef Koudelka, Lee Friedlander, Lola Álvarez Bravo, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Man Ray, Mary Ellen Mark, Nacho López, Pablo Ortiz Monastery, Rafael Doniz, Sebastião Salgado.

Artists
To be announced

 

The Space

The Álvarez Bravo Photographic Center is located in a beautiful Oaxacan house, a colonial building from the XVIII century, acquired and restored by the "José F. Gómez" Civil Association. The Center is part of the Institute of Graphic Arts of Oaxaca (IAGO) and was founded by the artist Francisco Toledo to disseminate photography through exhibitions, workshops and screenings.

It was inaugurated on September 17 1996 with the presence of the renowned Mexican photographer Manuel Álvarez Bravo. It has seven rooms for temporary exhibitions dedicated to photography and its variants. It has a library specialized in history, theory, technique and dissemination of photographic work, with a collection of more than 4,000 copies. In this venue you can also find the Eduardo Mata Music Library with more than 3,000 recordings, where you consult popular, classical, jazz and ethnic music. The Toledo / INBA collection houses more than ninety thousand photographic documents, which can be consulted by researchers and institutions wishing to integrate the works to their temporary exhibitions.

Some of the outstanding photographers of this collection are: Abbas, Flor Garduño, Graciela Iturbide, Francisco Toledo, Héctor García, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Hugo Brehme, Josef Koudelka, Lee Friedlander, Lola Álvarez Bravo, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Man Ray, Mary Ellen Mark, Nacho López, Pablo Ortiz Monastery, Rafael Doniz, Sebastião Salgado.

Artists
To be announced

 

Partners

Crossing Night is an initiative of the Idris Naim Foundation and the National Institute of Fine Arts, Mexico. The residency programme launches on 1 October and the exhibitions open across participating venues from 4 -10 November. Exhibitions will be on view until 5 February 2019. The project is realized in partnership with the National Institute of Fine Arts, INBA (Mexico),The Alfredo Harp Helú Foundation (Mexico), The A4 Arts Foundation (South Africa), The Friends of IAGO and CFMAB Association (Mexico) and the Ministry of Arts & Cultures of the State of Oaxaca.

Partners

Crossing Night is an initiative of the Idris Naim Foundation and the National Institute of Fine Arts, Mexico. The residency programme launches on 1 October and the exhibitions open across participating venues from 4 -10 November. Exhibitions will be on view until 5 February 2019. The project is realized in partnership with the National Institute of Fine Arts, INBA (Mexico),The Alfredo Harp Helú Foundation (Mexico), The A4 Arts Foundation (South Africa), The Friends of IAGO and CFMAB Association (Mexico) and the Ministry of Arts & Cultures of the State of Oaxaca.

Partners

Crossing Night is an initiative of the Idris Naim Foundation and the National Institute of Fine Arts, Mexico. The residency programme launches on 1 October and the exhibitions open across participating venues from 4 -10 November. Exhibitions will be on view until 5 February 2019. The project is realized in partnership with the National Institute of Fine Arts, INBA (Mexico),The Alfredo Harp Helú Foundation (Mexico), The A4 Arts Foundation (South Africa), The Friends of IAGO and CFMAB Association (Mexico) and the Ministry of Arts & Cultures of the State of Oaxaca.

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© IDRIS NAIM A.C. 2018

© IDRIS NAIM A.C. 2018