Hashem Shakeri and Søren Pagter at Festival La Gacilly-Baden Photo

Hashem Shakeri is currently exhibiting both in La Gacilly, France and in Baden, Austria as part of the Festival La Gacilly-Baden Photo. Hashem Shakeri and Søren Pagter visited Baden during the media days on August, 11 and 12.

Hashem Shakeri giving a talk about his projects during the media days in Baden on Friday, August 11, 2023. Hashem Shakeri is exhibiting two projects during the Festival La Gacilly-Baden Photo; An Elegy for the Death of Hamun and Cast Out of Heaven. An Elegy for the Death of Hamun was produced as his final project during his Photo 1 study at DMJX in the spring 2018.
Photo: Søren Pagter/DMJX

An Elegy for the Death of Hamun is the first part of a trilogy dedicated to contemporary humanity in Hashem Shakeri’s homeland Iran. Photo: Søren Pagter/DMJX

During the Long Night of Photography on Saturday, August 12, Søren Pagter interviewed photographer Brent Stirton live on stage. The evening consisted of talks and interviews with various photographers. Photo: Pablo Corral Vega.

The Festival La Gacilly-Baden Photo consists of 35 outdoor exhibitions that deal with a variety of aspects in the relations between humans and their environment. All the exhibitions are on display in both of the two cities La Gacilly, France and Baden, Austria till October 15, 2023.
In the image it’s a picture from Véronique de Viguerie’s exhibition Shards of Peace exhibited in Gutenbrunner Park, Baden. Photo: Søren Pagter/DMJX