NEWS

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2022  I  Arts of the City

Songs of the Walés by Patrick Willocq at Musée de la Photographie de Charleroi - Exposition - Youtube

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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.

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September 2018  I  Art The Hague

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

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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. 

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May 2022  I  LA STAMPA

Last year in June it was the first European exhibition to open its doors in person, after the lockdown. This year The Phair returns, with 40 guest galleries, Italian and foreign, as well as 10 publishing houses with publications on the subject.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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...

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October 2018  I  FOAM

Patrick Willocq among the contributing photographers and artists.

INTERVIEWS

November 2017  I  Arte Reportage

France : le village, les réfugiés et le photographe

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.

May 2016  I  CNN Amanpour

Children of Burundi express hopes and fears through art

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

October 2017  I  France 3

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

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.

December 2015  I  GUP

Staging Songs: An Interview with Patrick Willocq

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.

June 2016  I  TV5 Monde

L'art De Survivre....Patrick Willocq

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.

July 2015  I  Narrative.ly

The Spectacular Return of the Pigmy Mother

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.