30 Oct 2007 13 Jan 2008

Anne Noble

Ruby’s Room (1998-2007)

This series of exceptionally large prints reflects the artist’s vision of childhood via an exploration of “what children do with their mouths”.

About the exhibition

Anne Noble, a renowned New-Zealand photographer, speaks of her work as a form of ‘alternative archeology’. This series of around forty images is dedicated to her daughter, Ruby, and until now, it has only been displayed in New Zealand, Australia, Germany and Spain. Owing to the deliberately disproportionate scale of the images (compared with the apparent banality of the subject), the artist attempts to highlight details of the mouth in a rather unusual manner. Through the use of strongly contrasting colors and direct flash, this part of the body is captured in numerous symbolic modes: eating, expression, and speaking etc.

  • Curator

    • Yves Le Fur, Deputy Director of Heritage and Collections, quai Branly Museum.
  • Place:   Mezzanine ouest
  • TimeSlots:  
    From Tuesday 30 October 2007 at Sunday 13 January 2008
  • Closed on monday
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday:  10:30 am-07:00 pm
  • Public:   All publics
  • Categorie : Exhibitions