• Exhibitions

    Retrospective Photos of Alice Springs at MEP

    Alice Springs is the third largest town in the Northern Territory, Australia. However, from the 1970s, Alice Springs was also the working name of June Brown(e) Newton, the photographer, born in Melbourne. The Maison Européene de la photographie is showing a retrospective of Alice Spring’s photos from the 1970s and 1980s until November 12. The theme explanations and photo descriptions are in French and English. Alice Springs (June Newton) became a photographer by chance shooting advertisements; Gitanes cigarettes her first assignment. Looking at the photo, the curly hair of the Adonis-style model could have easily been posing for the hair stylist Jean-Louis David instead of cigarettes. The museum’s exhibit description says…