«N°1» presents 5 contemporary photographers. The exhibited works were selected for their outstanding technical and aesthetic qualities as well as for their original approach to the photographic medium. Each image is the result of a personal reflection on the relation man maintains with the modern world.
As with the ethnographer, he first collected raw data from the field. Then, he synthesises, structuring his images as abstract compositions, generating patterns that seem to extend beyond the image itself. Like modern monoliths, Jean-Pierre Attal ‘s large formats make us question the evolution of the urban landscape and the impact it can have on human beings.
Jean-Pierre Attal ‘s work is regularly exhibited at major international contemporary art fairs and have been acquired by private foundations and public collections.
Gilles Desrozier was a recipient of the prestigious Arcimboldo prize and was awarded the HSBC prize. He regularly exhibits at international fairs.
Olivia and Vincent Goutal were recognised in the Sony Photography Awards and the International Photography Awards. Laureates of the Photomed Awards 2016, they have recently been chosen by Editions de l’Olivier to illustrate the cover of Jakuta Alikavazovic’s novel, « L’Avancée de la nuit ».
Following in the footsteps of the Italian director, the C.L.I.N.T.E.A.S.T.W.O.O.D. series revisits the myth of the « lonesome cowboy » in the form of photographic fiction. But behind these images evoking the beauty of the films from the sixties, this project questions the identity of the place: by maintaining the folklore of a bygone era, the Tabernas desert provokes a split from reality itself. In its duplicity, what is the true identity of this area?
Laureate of the Photomed Awards 2016, the young photographer Pierre Ollier exposes his C.L.I.N.T.E.A.S.T.W.O.O.D series for the first time.
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