35e festival international de mode, de photographie et d’accessoires de mode, Hyères

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On the occasion of the 35th international festival of fashion, photography and fashion accessories in Hyères, the festival catalogue was published by the Villa Noailles. A few pages illustrate François-Marie Banier's personal exhibition in parallel with many other artists exhibiting at the festival until 29 October 2020. THE EXHIBITION WILL BE EXTENDED UNTIL 23 MAY 2021.  

The Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar (MIA) has dedicated an exhibition to Sheikh Saud Al Thani and his large collection of antiques, jewellery and modern art. The exhibition catalogue published by the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha devotes several pages to the works of François-Marie Banier who, for the occasion, lent the museum several of his photographs taken of the Sheikh during their various meetings. This exhibition can be seen until 10 April 2021.  

François-Marie Banier, Marie-Laure de Noailles 1969-1970

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The catalogue François-Marie Banier, Marie-Laure de Noailles has just been published on the occasion of the solo exhibition of François-Marie Banier during the 35th edition of the International Festival of Fashion, Photography and Fashion Accessories, at the Villa Noailles in Hyères. A large number of documents are published illustrating the friendship between Marie-Laure de Noailles and François-Marie Banier, including his own photographs of Marie-Laure de Noailles—on which he sometimes painted or wrote—, letters, interviews, and items from the artist’s personal collection. The exhibition and catalogue were designed by Martin d’Orgeval.

France Inter “Boomerang” Augustin Trapenard

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On the occasion of the release of his three Catalogues irraisonnables, François-Marie Banier was the guest of Augustin Trapenard for his programme "Boomerang" on France Inter.

TV5 Monde “L’invité” Patrick Simonin

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On 23 September 2020, François-Marie Banier was the guest of Patrick Simonin's show on TV5 Monde. On the occasion of the release of his books, the artist confided in telling how he personally experienced the Bettencourt affair.

Signing event at Galignani bookstore on Saturday 26 September (4-6pm)

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François-Marie Banier is pleased to make a signing event for his three new books published by Steidl: Dreamers (text by Erri De Luca) Battlefields (text by François-Marie Banier) Passport (text by Atiq Rahimi) on Saturday 26 September (4-6pm) at the Galignani bookstore 224 rue de Rivoli 75001 Paris

Passport, Catalogue irraisonnable Vol. 3

Passport is a book of portraits of migrants living in Paris. These portraits are illustrated by a poem by Atiq Rahimi.

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The third issue of the Catalogues Irraisonables series has been published by Steidl.   From elsewhere From elsewhere, I recognise them at first glance – I who am usually hopeless with faces: there were times as a child when I’d bump into my father on the street and not see him – as if they were my own blood these men with thousands of kilometres behind them, who appear suddenly at Place de la République, or gathered near the Gare de l’Est station, or along the Canal St. Martin, eyes on the horizon. Excerpt from François-Marie Banier's text