No Rain over AF Bombay’s Parade!

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The monsoons of Mumbai are legendary – and not in the way Barney Stinson uses the word! For a city known for the resilience of its denizens, nothing quite brings Mumbai to a halt like a downpour – trains get delayed, roads get blocked and appointments are rescheduled. The rainy season in Mumbai presents a […]

The Play Of Light – Towards An Exhibition!

The Leading Photograph for the Exhibition "The Play of Light"
Photo Credits: Ajay Bhatia

Born on October 6, 1887, Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris – better known as Le Corbusier – was a giant of 20th century architecture. The imprint of his radical re-imagination of urban life can be found in cities as varied as Brasília and New York. In a fitting tribute to commemorate the maestro’s 50th death anniversary, Alliance Française de Chandigarh will […]

Climate – State of Emergency!

"Flooding" by Marc LAMEY, Miami (United States, 2014) - Part of the photo exhibition "Climate - State of Emergency"

The Earth’s climate has always been dynamic and in a constant state of flux. What is troubling, however, are the unprecedented changes that human intervention have triggered around the world. From 30 November to 11 December 2015, France presided over the twenty-first conference on climate change or COP21 to facilitate international cooperation on combating these changes. An historic agreement to combat climate change […]

Framed For Good!

"Study with the help of potato biomass" by Dipayan Bhar. Winner of the second prize at the International Photography Competition organized by the Fondation Alliance Française

Every year, the Fondation Alliance Française organizes an international photography competition via its network of Alliances Françaises around the world. For the 5th edition of the photo contest, the Fondation Alliance Française chose the theme Climat, état d’urgence i.e. Climate, State of Emergency to coincide with the twenty-first conference on climate change, more commonly known as […]

Danayita Singh, chevalière

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Article first published by The Institut Français in India – Award and Honour: Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres was bestowed upon Dayanita Singh by His Excellency François Richier Ambassador of France to India at the National Museum on 10th March. The ceremony began with the ceremonial lamp lighting by Dr. V. Venu, Director General National Museum, […]

Faites / Fête de la photo !

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  Article publié sur le site de l’Institut Français en Inde. “Everyone is a photographer now, remember. That’s the great thing about photography.” – Martin Parr, Photographer Fête de la Photo celebrates photography in various forms of its evolution. Envisioned to take place in 12 different Indian cities in partnership with The Alliance Française, it […]

Follow #mumbaiphotohunt

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On the occasion of the Fête de la Photo, a festival organized by the French Embassy in India and its cultural network (Institut Français and Alliances Françaises), a photographic treasure hunt has been launched in Mumbai for the entire month of February, 2014. With thousands of pictures already being published, this cultural project is based on […]

The Earth is a Playground

The Earth is a Playground

An International Photo Contest has been recently unveiled by the Fondation Alliance Française from 17th July 2013 to 5th January 2014, both days inclusive. The theme of this contest has been chosen as On Joue Sur La Terre (The Earth is a Playground) and offers a fantastic opportunity for recreational amateurs of photography to illustrate their artistic and graphic dexterity, bearing in mind the […]

The Delhi Photo Festival

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Following the great success of India Photo Now, IPN 2008, a seminal project which served as a platform for photography in India in 2008, France is honoured to partner the Delhi Photo Festival in 2013, with a special participation of 15 French photographers for the second edition of this much sought after photographic rendez-vous ! […]

Professions of the world

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The Foundation Alliance Française had organized an international photography contest (Metiers du Monde) from 27th September 2012 to 20th January 2013. This contest with the theme ‘Jobs of the World’ was a huge success with the participation of 167 Alliance Française of 74 countries of five continents. (http://www.fondation-alliancefr.org) Two of the finalists from India, Swarat […]

Rédaction

Directeur de publication : Délégation Générale de la Fondation Alliance Française en Inde et au Népal

Rédacteur en chef : Laurent Elisio Bordier

Rédacteur/Coordinateur national : Siddharth Bhatt

Rédacteurs, contributeurs : Guillaume, Abhirami, Alexandre, Chintan, Cléa, David, Eleonore, Elie, Kanika, Karine, Nita, Thomas, Malvika, Marie-Joëlle, Meera, Mayuri, Mitushi, Alice, Prutha, Romain, Ritika, Manas, Supriya ...