PROVOKE. Between Protest and Performance: Photography in Japan 1960/1975

14 September – 11 December 2016

Le Bal, Paris

www.le-bal.fr

LE BAL presents the first exhibition dedicated to the famous Japanese magazine, which greatly influenced the history of photography through its major figures: Nakahira Takuma, Moriyama Daido, Takanashi Yutaka. Both a manifesto and a collective work, Provoke assigned a new role to photography as a reaction to violent social and political turmoil and echoed the emerging Performance art scene.

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Taki Kōji, photograph from Provoke3, 1969 © Taki Yōsuke/ Private collection

 

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