VIEWED AT LA CAPELLA, BARCELONA | 28.10.2022
Pascal Bois graduated from ENSP in 1987. He participated in the OFAG project on the subject “la Vie Moderne” and obtained a grant from the Ministry of Culture: “Entrez les artistes à l’école”. He moved to Paris and made prints for the Magnum agency and for Sebastião Salgado.
He was an assistant to Raymond Depardon and Guy Peellaert in several photographic frescoes. He is a professor of photography at the École des Métiers de l’image (Gobelins) and the École des Beaux-Arts de l’île de la Réunion. He carried out several photographic missions in prisons and psychiatric institutions, as well as in peripheral urban areas.
Back in Arles in 1994, he has been working for fifteen years mainly with the panoramic format in the “fiction de rue” and “paysage et patrimoine” series as part of commissions: Lille, European Capital of Culture (2004), the Ports of Africa (Rencontres d’Arles, 2004), Havana (2005), Pyrenees National Park (2007). His interest in heritage is reflected in the book Les Hôtels Particuliers d’Arles (ed. Picard, 2019), L’instant même (ed. Bizalion).
Pascal Bois is currently a member of the Pôle Culture et Patrimoines. He is a trainer at the Arles ENSP and curator of exhibitions of the projects presented during the Off des Rencontres d’Arles with the association Regards & Mémoires.
He continues his personal work and the photographs he has taken are presented as part of the series: “Instantanès”.
Born in Switzerland, she lives and works in Arles, France.
His work has been exhibited in galleries in France and abroad since 1991, and his books began to be published in 1999 by Filigranes Editions, Où sont les enfants? and Plural Images. The following galleries, listed in chronological and non-exhaustive order, have accompanied his artistic approach, Chez Valentin (Paris), Les Filles du Calvaire (Paris), Magda Danysz (Paris-Shanghai), Rutger Brandt (Amsterdam), Dear Gallery ( Port) ), Pobeda Gallery (Moscow).
Photographer, audiovisual director, author of short stories and novels, designer of visual and sound system installations, scenographies and photographic texts, Internet fiction, iPad applications, 3D virtual reality, the art of Mireille Loup it addresses discursive and aesthetic forms that establish transversal communication. His work is exhibited in art centers, museums and festivals such as Les Rencontres d’Arles 2005 and 2012, Museum of Contemporary Art of the University of São Paulo (Brazil), Musée Malraux (France), Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain de la Ville de Liège (Belgium), the Center National des Arts du Canada in Ottawa, etc. He is present in many public and private collections, including the Fonds National d’Art Contemporain a France (FNAC) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Graduated from the National School of Photography (Arles, France) in 1994, after studying at the ERG – Institut Saint Luc in Brussels, and at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Caen, Mireille Loup teaches Artistic Expression and Audiovisual Production at the University of Arles Provence, degree in the Department of Multimedia and Internet Professions. He also teaches History of Photography, Culture of Visual Arts and Audiovisual Production at BTS Photography in Istres. He contributes to specific art courses at the Ecole des Nouvelles Images (ENSI) in Avignon, to the Bloo degree in photography and images in Lyon and teaches workshops at several Art Schools.
Sensitive to the issues of childhood and situations of disability, he regularly holds artistic workshops with children, teenagers and adults in the ULIS and TEDO programs, also in alliance with the National School of Photography.
Born in 1974, he lives in Arles and works everywhere.
He has experimented in various circles of the visual arts until arriving at photography.
Since 2003, he has collaborated with the press and the publication of commissioned portraits, tourist or social reports. He also develops personal works that are regularly exhibited and directs workshops for the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie in Arles.
His practice of various visual arts nourishes his gaze of multiple references, the narration of his works goes through a form of aesthetic experience unique to each subject.
For several years, during his travels, he has explored street photography to extract a cinematic writing that flirts with fiction.
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