NEWS

5 Must-See Artists at the Rencontres d'Arles

July 2018  I  ArtNet News

5 Must-See Artists at the Rencontres d'Arles: From Patrick Willocq to Gilbert & George, here's what you won't want to miss at the prestigious summer photo festival.

Paracadutati un bel giorno

October 2018  I  Internazionale a Ferrara

I had the privilege to be invited as a guest speaker at this year's edition of Internazionale a Ferrara, Italy from October 5 to 7, 2018. I took part to 2 panels...

Foam Magazine #51: Seer/Believer.

 

October 2018  I  FOAM

Patrick Willocq among the contributing photographers and artists.

Rencontres d'Arles: French locals, migrants pose for artist's 'hope story'

August 2018  I  Euronews

Rencontres d'Arles is one of the biggest photography events in Europe, taking place in Arles in the south of France. Around 125,000 people visit the festival from July through September each year. Some 50 artists exhibit their work in the different venues of the ancient Roman town.

September 2018  I  Art The Hague

Group show with gallery Project 2.0 / Gallery till September 2018.

AKAA - Also Known As Africa Art Fair in Paris

 

November 2018  I  AKAA

The Superwalés are showing this year at AKAA - Also Known As Africa Art Fair in Paris, together with VisionQuest 4rosso Contemporary Photography- stand B4. Till Sunday 11 November. 

Patrick Willocq My story is a story of hope

July 2018  I  PhEST Monopoly

My Story is a Story of Hope è la storia umana di due comunità, una francese e l’altra di richiedenti asilo, costrette, loro malgrado, a convivere. 950 abitanti locali e 50 rifugiati vivono insieme a Saint-Martory in Francia. 

Solo show of One Finger Cannot Pick A Stone

October 2018  I  Solo Show

Solo show of One Finger Cannot Pick A Stone (Ghana) at VisionQuest 4rosso Contemporary Photography opening this Saturday 6 October in Genoa, Italy.

INTERVIEWS

France : le village, les réfugiés et le photographe

November 2017  I  Arte Reportage

Saint-Martory, village de mille habitants dans la région de Toulouse, accueille depuis l'été 2016 et l’ouverture d’un centre d'accueil de demandeurs d'asile une cinquantaine de migrants somaliens, pakistanais ou albanais.

Children of Burundi express hopes and fears through art

May 2016  I  CNN Amanpour

Photographer Patrick Willocq speaks to CNN about his new project for Save the Children, which captures the hopes and challenges faced by Burundian refugees.

Haute-Garonne : une exposition humaniste sur la France terre d'accueil à Saint-Martory

October 2017  I  France 3

Une exposition originale est offerte ce week-end des 21 et 22 octobre à Saint-Martory en Haute-Garonne. Son originalité : elle a été créée avec la complicité des habitants et d'hommes, de femmes et d'enfants migrants.

Staging Songs: An Interview with Patrick Willocq

December 2015  I  GUP

French photographer Patrick Willocq 

(b. 1969)  collaborates with the Walé, Congolese pygmy women that have recently given birth to their first child, whose songs he takes as the starting point of his photos.

L'art De Survivre....Patrick Willocq

June 2016  I  TV5 Monde

Un nouveau projet mis en scène et en image par le photographe Patrick Willocq et des enfants réfugiés. Ensemble , ils explorent leur passé et expriment leurs espoirs et leurs peurs à travers l'art.

The Spectacular Return of the Pigmy Mother

July 2015  I  Narrative.ly

In the remote reaches of the Congo, young mothers follow an ancient tradition of living in isolation with their newborns for months or even years. Here’s what happens when they come back.