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PRIVATE 49 | FRANCE PRÉSENCES

Such photographs are there not to gratify a curiosity, but are made in response to a feeling: it is not only the landscape we see, even if it takes solid form, and darkens or brightens in certain frames, or is transformed by the space under changing skies…

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PRIVATE 49, p. 08-09

Alexandra Pouzet | Intérieurs

Interiors is a series of self-portraits which questions the body and photography as ‘spaces of the inside’. These photos were taken in several houses.

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PRIVATE 49, p. 14-15

Dominique Mérigard | Beauséjour inventaire

Dominique Mérigard, Beauséjour inventaire, from PRIVATE 49 – FRANCE présences Coming back to the village of my origins and to my family house is like diving once again into my childhood and to walking on the steps of those who have gone. Each trip to my country is an opportunity to feel the emotions associated to buried stories, […]

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Grégoire Korganow | Père et fils

Grégoire Korganow, Père et fils, from PRIVATE 49 – FRANCE présences A black background. A stark single light source. Two men stand in front of my lens. They are not the same age. One is approaching sixty, the other is just 30. Father and son. Bare-chested, skin against skin. They know neither what to do, nor how to […]

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Dorothée Smith | Löyly (no miracles here)

Dorothée Smith, Löyly (no miracles here), from PRIVATE 49 – FRANCE présences n the Finnish language, «Löyly» describes the raising of innocuous smoke resulting from the transformation of matter (water -> steam), allegoric of the mutation of gender. The series displays barren landscapes, where everything looks asphyxiated by an environment troubled in its ecosystem since the beginning of […]

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Laëtitia Donval | Nerves (psychiatry)

Laëtitia Donval, Nerves (psychiatry), from PRIVATE 49 – FRANCE présences «I was in a psychiatric institute, immersed in a place I could not escape from. Facing the other patients’ vulnerability as much as my own, I photographed the daily setting of our isolation: rooms, corridors and the misty landscape surrounding the building that reflected our faded gazes. Although […]

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Grégoire Pujade-Lauraine | Sojourn

This sojourn thus refers as much to the photographer as to the gaze of the viewer, constantly longing to engage in a new path of contemplation.

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Maki | Untitled

The score of my life is written regularly like that, taking the form of photographic fragments in which I exorcise my sufferings by undressing the tragedy of existence

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Vincent Goutal & Olivia Leriche | Transitions

For the still ongoing Transitions series, Vincent Goutal and Olivia Leriche have chosen to show ‘empty’ moments. Their photographs are lit like black films from the 50’s.

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Olivier Pasquiers | Les Oubliés de guerre

Former Moroccan soldiers from the French army. There are about thirty former soldiers of the French army of Moroccan origin living at the Sonacotra Home.

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Lionel Pralus | Détours

This project was conducted in 2009 as part of an artist residency in Franche-Comté. It begins with the urge to work from pre-existing pictures.

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Marie-Amélie Tondu | Jolies les bouches

Pretty are my ‘characters’, the people I met in Marseille in February 2008. Were they pretty? Anyway, all of them emit something eerily attractive.

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Cyrille Weiner | Les longs Murs

This series was made in the framework of a public commission aimed at documenting the urban changes linked to the ‘Euroméditerranée’ project in Marseille.

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Lucie Pastureau | Rien, mais les arbres

A reflection of her meetings, observations colored with her dry poetry, like words we sometimes prefer not to hear.

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