Alec Soth Ten years after Hurricane Katrina. Members of the Seventh Ward’s St. Augustine High School Marching Band. New Orleans. USA. 2015. © Alec Soth | Magnum Photos

On January 5, 2018, Orléans, France and New Orleans, USA became twin cities, a union based over 300 years of history.

Throughout the year, New Orleans will be celebrated in Orléans with vibrant events in the spirit of a city known as the birthplace of Jazz.

For this exhibition, an exceptional series of 41 black and white photographs from Magnum Photos, illustrating the life of New Orleans from the fifties until now, will be presented on the grids of Parc Pasteur, Orléans, this summer.

The group exhibition will include work by Elliott Erwitt, Dennis Stock, Leonard Freed, Abbas, Bruce Gilden, Carl de Keyzer, Paolo Pellegrin, Christopher Anderson, Alec Soth

Organizer: Mairie D’Orléans

Elliott Erwitt New Orleans, Lousiana. USA © Elliott Erwitt | Magnum Photos
Paolo Pellegrin A band playing in the French Quarter. New Orleans, Louisiana. USA. December 2005. © Paolo Pellegrin | Magnum Photos
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