Vincent Bousserez was born in 1973. He lives and works in paris. Sensitive to the works of his godfather, the painter Michel Bousserez,
Vincent was attracted at an early age to drawing and painting. Through studies both formal and informal, he worked to capture, in composition and light, a «decisive moment». It has been attributed to Proust the idea that travel consists in seeking not new landscapes but new eyes. A passion for travel has allowed Vincent to find his own way of seeing.
At the age of 23, he lived and worked in Morocco, sketching in ink and watercolor scenes
from daily life that would be exhibited in 1996, his first show. That trip was also his first experience with photography, and the world seemed different through the lens
of an Exakta Vectra with a 50mm lens. Later and extensive travels in Asia, South America
and the wilds of Europe would allow him time to develop a relationship with the camera
that would transform his work as an artist.
Vincent’s found time to create for himself in the hours left outside of his work as a graphic designer in the world of advertising, to which he matriculated after business school.
His ability to find and create images that convey meaning led him to work as an artistic director at internationally recognized advertising firms. Represented by different galleries in Europe since 2008, he has become known internationaly for his series Plastic Life, photographs of a miniature world in which characters reflect back to us in manipulated scale the minute absurdities and the small beauties of our larger life. His series Plastic Beauty, created in 2011, asks questions about the quest for idealized notions of beauty, and about the unrealistic ‘perfections’ of beauty to which humans aspire. This series features portraits of barbies whose prints are in diasec pierced with bullets from assault rifles, attacked with acid, or burned by a torch …
Then, his photographic works become unique works.
In 2012-2013, the series THE NEW DEADLY SINS is launched. Vincent Bousserez creates new scenes with his famous little characters: his scenarios can be read as the denunciation
of the defects of our time. In 2014, it is the world of finance that Vincent wears his reflection through his new photographic series PLASTIC MONEY, about to be officially launched.
White Lines, the most recent series, appears as a succession of minimalist
architectural elements compositions where overexposure softens contrasts
to reveal strong and strangely soothing landscapes.
Between 2015 and 2016, Vincent Bousserez organized 3 trips on the edge
of the Arctic Circle. In Finland, Russia, Sweden and Norway, Vincent left to get lost
in unknown places to actually find himself. His minimalist images take us
into some elegant wilderness. His third performance was in Finland in the middle of winter,
a sleepless night alone in a forest literally frozen by snow, cold and wind,
100 km from any town. The created landscape images seem to come from another planet.
Vincent is working on an exhibition and a book.
In contrast to these serene and soft images, in which one finds no presence
human, the Close Up series offers the viewer close-up portraits, illuminated
with force and brutality almost synonymous with games without concessions
L’agence Eléonore Charrey représente des photographes depuis 1999.
Centrée au départ sur la nature morte en studio, shootée à la chambre, l’agence a élargi sa proposition en présentant des artistes travaillant en lumière naturelle en intérieur ou extérieur, parfois même avec des personnages.
L’agence se positionne comme spécialiste, l’équipe représentée reste à taille humaine de façon à garantir une très bonne proximité entre l’agence et ses artistes ce qui contribue à la réactivité, la fluidité de la communication et la connaissance des techniques de chacun.
L’agence choisit de collaborer avec des photographes techniciens confirmés mais aussi créatifs proposant ainsi d’enrichir les créations envisagées par les marques et leur conseil.
The agency was founded in 1999.
At the beginning the agency only proposed still life photographers, but now the agency investigates larger fields such as landscapes, interiors and even sometimes living sujects.
The agency represents few artists to have a real knowledge of their work and their techniques and is therefore very reactive and efficient.
The photographers the agency chooses to collaborate with are great technicians as well as brilliant creatives. They are able to enrich the projects proposed by the brands and their advertising agency.