Square Mile: Screening and Discussion

From: July 2, 2024 @ 15:00 CET
The Alexandra Boulat Campus, Arles, France
49 Quai de la Roquette, Arles, France
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A young boy walks on the dry bed of Lake Hamun in Takhtak. The lake, once one of the largest in the world, has now completely dried up due to climate change and environmental destruction, forcing people to engage in dryland farming on the fertile lakebed. Aug. 3, 2014, Sistan & Baluchistan Province, Iran. © Mahdi Barchian.

July 2 / 15:00
The VII Foundation, Arles

Square Mile is an initiative by VII Community, a program of The VII Foundation in partnership with PhotoWings, showcasing the significance of local stories in a global context through photographic explorations by selected members of VII Community.

Join us for a screening of selected projects by the members of VII Community for Square Mile. After the screening, Ron Haviv, the Director of The VII Foundation, Suzie Katz, Founder and President of PhotoWings, and photographers Mihaela Aroyo and Mahdi Barchian, members of VII Community, will take part in a discussion panel on the importance of a local focus, the transformative power of photography, and the role of community. Nika Perne, VII Community Manager and project curator will moderate the discussion.

Find out more about the Square Mile here.

Square Mile Screening in Arles features the work of Mihaela Aroyo, Mahdi Barchian, Doug Barrett, Uma Bista, Daniel Buuma, Charlie Cordero, Luka Dakskobler, David Diaz Arcos, Leala Faleseuga, Guerchom Ndebo, Natalia Neuhaus, Alejandra Orosco, Tako Robakidze.

This event takes place at The VII Foundation’s Alexandra Boulat Campus in Arles, France, on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, starting at 15:00 CET (11:00 EDT).

You can attend in-person, or online. For those attending in-person, entrance is free, and you do not need to register. For those attending online, please register via the link on this page to receive the login information for the online streaming.