Rendez-vous de l'Institut: The Fellows' Series

João Pina
Tarrafal: topography of a concentration camp

  • Thu, September 30, 2021 | 7 p.m.
  • Reid Hall | 4, rue de Chevreuse, 75006 Paris
  • Free and open to the public (pass sanitaire required)

How does one deal with historical events from a personal perspective?


The photographer João Pina poses this question as he probes Portugal's recent colonialist and fascist past. Exploring his own family archives, Pina builds visual bridges between his country's past and present history, shedding light on the impact one of the longest dictatorships in Western Europe still has on its own society.

Read more about João.

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