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04 Jun 2016 - 30 Sep 2016

La Gacilly Photo Festival | focus on Japanese photography

affiche Till 30th September, 13th edition of La Gacilly Photo Festival in Brittany, France is the largest open air photography festival in France. The 2016 festival's guest country is Japan with a special focus on Japanese photography. It also wishes to raise awareness on environmental issues and, in resonance with COP21 it takes the theme of the oceans. 13754093_851689258298132_6954150387800559672_n Among other exhibitions at La Gacilly festival, discover Tokyo Parrots (above) by Yoshinori Mizutani 水谷吉法. Japan is the guest country at the Festival Photo La Gacilly all summer till 30 September. As well as numerous exhibitions by contemporary Japanese photographers, all exhibited in the open air settings, there are exhibitions of historical photography (info follows in French only):
  • Musée National des Arts Asiatiques Guimet, collections photographiques Les derniers samouraïs, premières photographies et La route du Thé
  • MUSÉE DE L’UNIVERSITÉ DE TOKYO ET UNIVERSITÉ DE LYON: Jadis le Japon, regards figés par l’Occident
La Gacilly is a small town in the west of France in Brittany, accessible via Rennes and Nantes and close to the sea. Situé à l’Ouest de la France en Bretagne Sud. Proche des trois villes de Rennes, Vannes et Nantes, sans oublier le Golf du Morbihan et la Forêt de Brocéliande, venez assister au Festival Photo La Gacilly et découvrir cette cité vivante qui a su trouver un équilibre entre économie moderne et respect de la nature. La Gacilly tire son charme et son dynamisme de nombreuses activités artisanales. Venez nous rejoindre !