BMW Art & Culture will vaunt "The Pigment Change" by Almudena Romero, tenth leader of a BMW Residency, during Paris Photo fair.

Paris. Created 10 years ago, a BMW Residency aims
to support rising talents by charity them mentoring and visibility.
This year, BMW Art Culture presents during Paris Photo during a Grand
Palais Ephémère, from Nov 11 to 14:

“The Pigment Change”, by Almudena Romero, tenth
leader of a BMW Residency.
“The Pigment Change” uses
detailed processes occurring in plants, such as photosynthesis, to
emanate detailed works of art that impute to an cultured of
fragility, and disappearance, to doubt a purpose of a artist in
a context of a stream environmental crisis. As these plant
photographs grow, develop, cake or disappear, Almudena Romero
explores questions about motherhood, production, sustainability, and
photography by her works printed on plant leaves and watercress
seeds. Her work totally echoes a BMW Group’s prophesy of creation at
a use of a universe and of prolongation that contingency always be more
tolerable and deferential of a sourroundings and a resources.           

Almudena Romero comparison by Elles x Paris Photo, a program
dedicated to women photographers.
Paris Photo pursues
a joining to women photographers with Elles x Paris Photo, a
module instituted in 2018 in partnership with a Ministry of Culture,
to foster prominence of women artists and their grant to the
story of photography. For this 2021 edition, Nathalie Herschdorfer,
an art historian specializing in photography and executive of a Musée
du Locle in Switzerland, presents a preference of works comparison from the
galleries’ exhibitions, dating from 1851 to 2021. Almudena Romero has
been comparison among a many artists exhibiting during Paris Photo this
year, and will be featured on, an online space
containing interviews, articles and statistics on a representation
of women photographers. The module highlights particularly active artists
of currently who try contemporary themes, such as Almudena Romero, who
takes a demeanour during ecological photography and a vital issues of
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“The Pigment Change” jointly published by BMW Art
Culture and Les éditions de l’air, des
This strange editorial choice supports the
investigate and investigation dimension of a BMW Residency during the
GOBELINS School of Visual Arts. This book is done adult of three
different-sized firm booklets, extrinsic into a plane strip. The
3 booklets any have a opposite tone – blue, red and immature – as
a reverence to a copy house’s RGB and to Almudena Romero’s
The initial pamphlet is an introduction with a preface
combined by Vincent Salimon, Chairman of a BMW Group France Executive
Board, and starts with a content by François Cheval, Artistic Director of
a BMW Residency. The second pamphlet showcases a winner’s research
work. The third one facilities a works she combined during a Residency.

The Faune typeface, combined by Sandrine Nugue as partial of a call for
applications by a Centre National des Arts Plastiques (CNAP) in
partnership with a Imprimerie Nationale group, was used for a titles.

“The Pigment Change” by Almudena Romero – BMW Residency at
a GOBELINS School of Visual Arts:

  • Éditions de l’air, des livres – BMW Art Culture
  • Published in: May 2021
  • Price: € 29
  • 3 booklets of 12, 24 24 pages, Format: 210 x 257, 200 x 247,
    190 x 237 cm

A signing will be hold on Nov 11 during 4:00 pm on a BMW
muster space, H2.

BMW ART GUIDE, by Independent Collectors.
BMW ART GUIDE will be presented on a BMW muster space. This
fifth book of a beam lists 270 private collections of
contemporary art located in 45 countries and scarcely 200 cities. Big,
tiny or unknown, readers and visitors can go and accommodate all these
collections. This unsentimental beam is a collaborative book produced
with eccentric collectors by a partnership with BMW. It is a
singular guide, as it is a usually one that lists many private
collections including places that open their doors to a open for
a initial time.

A new clientele module for 2022, a BMW ART
Almudena Romero is a final leader of a BMW
Group France informative clientele module in a form of a residency.
After twenty smashing years spent ancillary photographers and ten
years of a BMW Residency, BMW Group France enhances a commitment
to ancillary a humanities and reinventing a indication for rising work in
a margin of visible humanities and contemporary image-making. The next
exhibitions of BMW Group France will come from a new BMW Group
France humanities clientele module that will support an artist-curator duo
heading to a execution of a visible art project. Duos can submit
their applications until December 15, 2021 on
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BMW Group is celebrating 50 years of informative rendezvous all
over a world.
Since 1971, BMW Group BMW Group has
upheld hundreds of informative projects all over a world, in the
fields of complicated and contemporary art, jazz and exemplary music, and
pattern and design. As such, it contributes to a dissemination
of believe and a arts.

Among these several collaborations, a BMW Art Journey, combined in
partnership with Art Basel, testifies to a BMW Group’s joining to
contemporary art. This year’s leader is French artist Julien Creuzet,
whose work is exhibited during a Centre Pompidou as partial of his
assignment for a Marcel Duchamp Prize. For his BMW Art Journey, he
will try a astonishing among a informed roots of his ancestors
in Martinique and skeleton to work with artists, musicians and filmmakers.

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In France, BMW Group France has been a enthusiast of photography since
2003, by a BMW Residency, a partnership with Les Rencontres
d’Arles and Paris Photo, and a new BMW ART MAKERS program.


For serve information, greatfully contact:

Maryse Bataillard
Head of Patronage, BMW Group
Email: [email protected]
+33 (0)1 30 03 19 41

Maud Prangey
Press officer
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+33 (0)6 63 40 54 62