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Mirtho Linguet Fine Art Winner
of 2017 Fotoweek DC Competition

Nov. 14, 2017

Written by Doll 2017

Photographer Mirtho Linguet won the FotoWeekDC 2017 competition prize in the “Fine Arts” category.

While the second exhibition of his photographic work Black Dolls Project in Washington DC, is scheduled in one of the largest international events of photography, the FotoWeekDC. The photographer is distinguished from the “Fine Arts” Award of the competition organized by the Festival Organizing Committee.

FotoWeekDC is a major celebration of the US capital that features more than 150 exhibitions, programs and events focusing on world-class photography and showcasing photographers working locally and around the world. More than 50,000 visitors and more than 8,000 artists gather through competitions, conferences, festivities and workshops, with the support of partners such as National Geographic and The Washington Post.

It is as part of the FotoWeekDC that Black Dolls Project by Mirtho Linguet is exhibited from November 11 to 19, 2017 at the Anacostia Arts Center. At the same time, his photography “PoupéesNoires nºII” is in the spotlight in the heart of the FotoWeek DC. One can see the photograph in the competition gallery at FotoWeek Central at Former Residence of the Ambassador’s of Spain 2801 16th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20009.

  Poupées noires NºII – Mirtho Linguet

About Black Dolls Project 

Black Dolls Project is a body of work composed of three photographic series. Poupées Noires is the reality of persons classified as non-white. They are Dolls. Flora is the imaginary that is inculcated and inoculated, shaping the reality that surrounds them. Mental-Cide is the terminal phase, letting them disarticulated, both psychically and physically.

Artist Mirtho Linguet | Curated by Keita Stephenson & Elodie Alexander

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