Present Tense occupe une place à part dans l’œuvre du photographe Lorenzo Castore qui dit de cette série qu’elle est son éducation sentimentale.
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« (…) It’s not really a style, for me it is an approach. I like people. There are common themes between my first pictures and what I am doing now. (…) It doesn’t work that much with anecdotes and atmospheres. It works more with light and shadows. »
For more than 10 years, Galerie VU’ has been promoting photographers of various ages, nationalities and inspirations. This issue of private magazine, which is dedicated to them, proves it.
Holding fast to his direct style, full of close-ups, out of the frame points of view, huge contrasts and banal, sometimes grotesque or disturbing details, Anders Petersen…
According to him, Jean-Christian Bourcart is “a visual vampire, drinking compulsively the image of the others”.
La Salle de classe establishes the work of Hicham Benohoud who, for 15 years, has been questioning mainly the Moroccan Muslim culture.
Laurence Leblanc creates committed but personal works, which cut with the immediacy and the spectacular of the contemporary report.
Anne-Lise Broyer defines herself above all as a “reader”. Literature is at the source of her photography which, practiced with restraint, tries to retranscribe an upheaval provoked by the reading.
Intimist and enigmatic, Nicolas Comment’s photographs do not stick to reality: no description, anecdote or story.
JH Engström has developed for approximately 15 years a work where, with his own touch and outside the conventions of the portrait, still life and landscape, he mainly shows his everyday life and his close relations.
Since 2002, Léa Crespi has developed the series Lieux, a long-term work where she stages herself in unused places.
Intentionally this portfolio by Michael Ackerman has no title, no date and no geographical marker
John Davies’s work offers a synthesis of traditionally opposed trends of a way of representing landscapes in photography.
Against the erotic and dreamlike advertising imaging, Denis Darzacq stages models of fine art academies in the commonplace space of suburban zones.