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flore chenaux

Sans-Titre (Untitled)
2012
Serie of 15 digital colour photographs, 66 x 48 cm

Sans-Titre 2 (Untitled 2)
2012
Colour silver print photograph, 20 x 15 cm
Note

It’s an urgent need of proof that makes me go in front of the camera :
Proof of my existence, my commitment and my persistence, as for me, being a young woman and a young artist is synonymous with a search for recognition. In this series, I become my own witness, able to position myself in our society. Photography appears to me as the medium of reference for the representation of this crude and direct truth. The photographic act that I accomplish, in forcing me to rush in front of the camera to capture a moment, often in presence of an audience, intends to make visible the complexity of this crucial moment when we decide to show ourselves.

Bio

Born in 1986 in Avignon, France. Lives in Paris and works in Pantin. 2010: Graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts de Paris (Elsa Cayo’s studio). 2009: Scholarship at the School of Visual Art of New York, exhibition at the Galerie de l’Imaginaire for the project “Grande Vista”curated by Elsa Cayo (Photography month of Lima, Peru), and exhibition of the series “Scènes” at the Immix gallery, in Paris. 2011: Publication of the series “Etude” in the review l’Heliotrope #5. 2012: Exhibition”Grand huit” at L’Entre Deux, Pantin, and the Coup de Coeur du jury prize in the portrait category of the Bourse du Talent #47, followed by the exhibition of the series “Etude” at the BNF (French National Library).




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