The opening of the exhibition Portraits in Hautes-Alpes was held on Saturday, June 11. Annie Rosanvallon (member of the association Friends of the Tourist Village of Serres) initiated the exhibition. It will be on display at the tourist office through June 29.
This group produced these portraits of women within the context of the educational service of the Departmental Archives of the Hautes-Alpes. This project is a continuation of the workshops and educational work that were conducted with a third grade class at Mauzan College, Gap. The exhibition is self-supporting and travels with panels that each feature a portrait of a woman who has a remarkable destiny.
Christine Roux presented the exhibition to many people. She explained that the exhibition was inspired by the observation of the absence women in history and the history of the Department. It is a Serres institution. Two Serroises were honored for their service: Adelaide Allie, and Marguerite Boeuf. We wanted to honor the unsung or unidentified women of the Department. We wanted to change the times and places, and create very different historical photos. This work will be extended with portraits of other women.
You can visit the exhibition until Wednesday, June 29, Parallel to the exhibition, a conference will be held on Wednesday, June 15, at 6 p.m. in the Jean-Imbert Room on the ground floor (opposite the Post Office).