Exhibition Coutume Kanak by Sébastien Lebegue

20 SEPT > 5 OCT
Photography and drawing exhibition by Sébastien Lebègue (France)
From Thursday 20th September to Friday 5th October
at the Oceania Centre, USP, Suva

Opening exhibition on Thursday 20th July 7:30 PM
Free entry - wine and finger food offered.

Touching topics as vast as the notion of territory, social structure, or clans, Sébastien presents a report produced in 2013 and 2014 that reveals the intimacy of customary ceremonies celebrated during the three great moments of Kanaks’s life: birth, marriage and mourning.
Through the photographs, sketches and acrylic portraits, texts or diagrams, he returns in this exhibition the generosity Kanak people offered to him: a fragile but very alive heritage.

About Sébastien Lebègue (France)
Represented by the photographic agency Gamma-Rapho, Director of Akamaru Photography, member of Tokyo-Ga / forest Among Us, artistic director of Eclectiques Magazine.
Photographer and cartoonist living in Tokyo since 2008, he works in Japan or in the Asia-Pacific zone and produces documentaries dealing with the human and its cultural and social particularities. He reports on the Kanak custom in New Caledonia in 2013 and 2014. He displayed his artworks at the Institut Français de Tokyo and at the Théâtre d’Or in Avignon, France .