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The photographs of the series Kopiec Bonawentura takes its origin from a quote by french author Alfred Jarry from its play Ubu Roi (1896): «Set in Poland, that is to say nowhere.» The photographer Lucas Olivet builds a multiple and transnational answer.
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Ivan Kyncl

Biography
1953 born Prague
1968 politicised early in life following the suppression of the Prague Spring
1972 father is arrested as a result of which Kyncl is denied a university education; begins his photographic career during the 1970s, documenting the Czech civil rights movement in his photographs
1980 emigrates to London where he has a successful career as a renowned theatre photographer
2004 dies in London

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