Chez Onze aims to create whimsical and thought provoking exhibitions to promote photography and photographers. Founder, Laila Abdul-Hadi Jadallah is an independent curator and photographer living in Washington D.C. A recent graduate of SPEOS Photographic Institute in Paris, she has curated a number of local exhibitions including: The Breadth and Beauty of Photography, Peter Karp: Mostly Grey and Le Graffiti Parisian a Washington for the inaugural Art All Night DC.
V U E is an eclectic exhibit that captures life through the wandering eyes and minds of an international collective of photographers. Photographers from Canada, England, India, Mexico, Portugal, and the U.S. come together to explore elements of space, nature, and time captured through a variety of photographic styles and traditions. From questioning the relationship between human and location, to examining the human body in animal form and contemplating the fictitious and realistic qualities of the photographic process, these eight photographers have traveled the world in search of answers to all questions, big and small.
The following photographers studied together at Spéos Paris Photographic Institute (2009-2010):