The exhibition Phare, curated by the organizers of the Biennial, will gather between November and December 2018 about twenty French and international artists in a place of 20e district of Paris, serving as a focal point for the event.
Photographers or visual artists, the exposed artists highlight images diverted, deconstructed, reconstructed, falsified, and bear innovative photographic ideas on both subjects and methods employed.
Born in 1977 in France. Lives and works in Paris.
His work, which can almost be described as documentary, revolves around the representation of urban environments, landscapes, heritage, memory and our relationship to the territory. The typology is recurrent in his photographic work. It is the result of a protocol mixing shots and methodical reflection.
Born in Lisbon in 1979. Lives and works in Lisbon.
Represented by Carlos Carvalho Gallery, Lisbon.
Graduated in Production and Creation in Technological Arts, Lusófona University of Humanities and Technologies, Lisbon.
Gulbenkian program. Creativity and artistic creation, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon. Advanced Course, Maumaus School-School of Visual Arts, Lisbon. Bachelor of Arts, ESAD, Caldas da Rainha.
Born in 1982. Lives and works in Paris.
Represented by the gallery 22,48 m².
Caroline Delieutraz uses abundant materials in our information society: images and other data circulating in the flow of global electronic networks. The origin of these data, their conditions of appearance in the public space - Internet included -, their exploitation, their successive transformations and re-uses, their death and their rebirth are at the center of his work.
Born in 1972 in Le Havre Lives and works in Paris.
Represented by the Anouk Le Bourdiec Gallery, Paris.
Jean-Baptiste Perrot physically converts digital imagery into matter (ink, pencil, paint). More specifically, the malfunctions of new technologies are the basis of his work, causing him to integrate into his creations computer errors, bugs and other "glitches" that disrupt digital iconography.
Born in 1986 in L'Arbesle. Lives and works in Lyon.
Graduated in photography from the Condé de Lyon school (2010), Zacharie Gaudrillot-Roy worked for the Biennial of Contemporary Art in Lyon. He carries out industrial and architectural reports for companies, as well as event reports for the city of Lyon.
Born in Tehran in 1969.
Represented by the Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York.
School of Fine Arts in Photography, directed by Friedl Kubelka, Vienna, Austria.
Summer Academy conducted by Nan Goldin, Salzburg, Austria.
Sissi Farassat was born in Tehran in 1969 where she spent part of her childhood before moving to Vienna in 1978. His life shapes his creations, between Persian and Western culture. The artist transforms objects of everyday life into symbols of more fanciful aspect identity, expanding his photographs with glitter and flashy and colorful materials.
Born in 1985 and 1983 in France. Live and work in Paris.
Represented by the gallery 22,48 m².
Émilie Brout & Maxime Marion started their collaboration at the ENSAD Lab in Paris, which they joined for two years. Their work has been awarded the Arte Laguna and Talent Contemporain awards of the François Schneider Foundation. It has been included in the 5th Moscow Biennial for Young Art, the 5th Triennial of the ADIAF, and has been exhibited and screened in numerous group exhibitions.
Born in 1964. Lives and works in Paris.
Represented by Galerie Goutal, Aix-en-Provence.
For ten years now, Philippe Calandre's work has revolved around architecture and, more recently, utopia. These utopias subtly echo a whole literary, architectural and cinematographic culture. We think in particular of Thomas More, founder of the concept of utopia in the sixteenth century, the city of Babel Fritz Lang in the film Metropolis and the futuristic creations of the architect Antonio Sant'Elia.
Born in 1972 in France. Lives and works in Paris.
Represented by the On Gallery, Beijing.
Vincent Debanne worked for the daily press and magazines (illustrations of societal and political topics). For the past ten years, he has been producing an artistic work in the field and tradition of political photomontage. Vincent Debanne is also a lecturer at Paris 8 University, where he directs a workshop on the digital practices of photography.
Born in 1975 in France. Lives and works in Paris.
Represented by the New Gallery, Paris, and the Laurence Bernard Gallery, Geneva.
Former coder, artist graduated from the Decorative Arts of Paris (ENSAD) and the Grenoble School of Arts, Bertrand Planes lives and works in Paris. Posing an amused and critical look at the technology, it diverts the object of its utilitarian and commercial functions while maintaining its aesthetic qualities.
Born in 1985 in Auvergne. Lives and works in Paris and São Paulo.
Represented by the Baró Gallery, São Paulo, and the Baudoin Lebon Gallery, Paris.
She is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Nantes (DNSEP, 2010) and Concordia University in Montreal (Canada). Her work has been presented at Galerie Baudoin Lebon (Paris), Agnès b, National Scene 61 (Alençon), Villa Cameline (Nice), Circulations, Festival of Young European Photography at CENTQUATRE-PARIS, Lunes Révolues - an event of the Cité International Arts and Palais de Tokyo (Paris), Under Construction Gallery (Paris) ...
Born in 1980. Lives and works in Paris France, represented by the Bertrand Grimont Gallery, Paris and the Bacqueville Gallery, Lille.
Thomas Devaux is a visual artist and the author of several complex series involving both the founding values and current developments in photography.
His photographic work, close to painting and drawing, allows him to pursue his research on the themes of the sacredness of the profane and the transcendence found in his early works.