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Working on the “BRETONNES” book

Leo Favier, graphic designer with whom I worked for Wilder Mann, is designing with me the “Bretonnes” book (we have not yet decided on its English title). It will come out in May 2015, before the series of shows in the French Brittany area (Musée de Bretagne, Musée de Pont l’Abbé, Musée de St Brieuc and centre photographique Gwinzegal). French author Marie Darrieussecq wrote a delicious introduction to the book, and Yann Guesdon, specialist of traditional head dresses and breton customs is working on the endmatter texts. This will be a pretty romantic book, focused on the representation of women. The Bretonnes series, so far, has been published by National Geographic in April. More to come soon…

National geographic site

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WILDER MANN in BAYONNE

Until September 12th, the Wilder Mann show has been taking place at the Musée Basque of Bayonne, France. The show will keep travelling this year in Chambery and Mayenne. Some new Wilder Mann will be in the show as well, from England and Ireland.

This is a new website!

Finally, with the contribution of Simon Larchevêque, the new website is on. The images on this site are from my analogic work, from 1999 to 2008, and from my digital work since 2009. The selected images of each series were scanned in high resolution with the help of the Musée Niepce in Chalon sur Saône, France. It took about one and half year to work on them to obtain the right correction in order to deliver an excellent view of the series.

Most of my series are now on this website. Just three analogic series (Faire face, Itza’ and 3741 will be added on the site in the future). I expect this site to give a good overview of my serial work, where you can choose and discover the series in relation to the topics inspiring my research. Each series is also introduced by a text defining the project in its original context. A new page is also dedicated to the videos around my work, and my video work since 2009. All my books are online as well. Have a nice visit.

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Outremer at Toulon Museum

Outremer is a show and a book mainly focused on exotism. There’s a video work (“Blue heaven”) which is  my most exciting experience with video, which gave me the chance of a collaboration  with Teho Teardo.

Presentation of the show

Painted elephant

This year has been busy and somehow complicated. I decided to really focus on my “bretonnes” series, as a new chapter after Wilder Mann. But I needed to face an elephant. It was like a dream to organize this painted elephant project in India. Read more…

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Namahage Oga

Back from Akita, Japan. I had to do this a year ago, but my accident slowed me down and we could finally do it this year. I’m now starting a short research (Short, I mean, not with as many images as Wilder Mann) Read more…