COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION "L'ENFANCE DE L'ART"
21 juin - 5 juillet 2023
ESPACE SÉGUR, PARIS
The Construction of Reality in Chinese and French Contemporary Documentary Photography (1990 - 2010)
Thesis dedicated to French and Chinese contemporary documentary photography and their evolution between 1990 and 2010. It focus on how the artists’ experience push them to invent new forms of documentary that shake up the boundary between reality and fiction. The research focuses on the artworks’ development process to identify the link between the significant triggers among the artist’s experience and the main writing techniques and aesthetic characteristics. It adresses some contours opposing the notion of fiction to that of reality leading to the documentary quality conferred on the works.