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Exhibition "La Fleur et la Force" Carré d’Art – Contemporary Art Museum of Nîmes
Alassan Diawara & Zineb Sedira


with local inhabitants and families
Practical infos
  • Project presented during the Contemporaine de Nîmes, from April 5 to June 23, 2024, then extended to September 22.
  • Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 6pm, Saturdays and Sundays, 10am to 6:30pm. Closed May 1st.
  • Opening: Friday, April 5, 6pm to 10pm.
  • Access on presentation of the Pass Contemporaine de Nîmes or admission to Carré d’Art – Contemporary Art Museum.


Place de la Maison Carrée, 30000 Nîmes

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Alassan Diawara, Untitled, 2023. Color film photograph.

Alassan Diawara has created a new series of photographs, for which he spent several months exploring Nîmes and its surroundings, encountering many people in the process. Through glimpses of life, the young Belgian photographer’s images explore youth, the connections between different generations in families and communities, and seek to capture a certain essence of the Gard and Camargue imaginary.

His photographs are presented in dialogue with Zineb Sedira’s works on the subject of familial and cultural transmission. The artist, who represented France at the Venice Biennale in 2022, also mentored Alassan Diawara in the construction of his project. The installation on display at Carré d’Art – Contemporary Art Museum, conceived jointly by the two artists, offers new perspectives on the ways in which histories and cultures are shaped over generations.

For the duration of the triennial, some of the images created by Alassan Diawara are also presented in the public space, on the façade of the Nîmes-Centre train station.

“Partitions sédimentaires” is part of the Rencontres d’Arles 2024 program, within the framework of the Grand Arles Express, and as such is on show until September 22.

Zineb Sedira, Mother, Daughter, and I, 2003. Color photograph, C-print on aluminum