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Un être, un acte, un objet, un lieu

Aurélien Mole, Éric Tabuchi - Un être, un acte, un objet, un lieu
An attempt to explain the reason for the dimensions of a photographic image, of a print (the book is illustrated with works from the collection of the FRACs of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region laid out in their respective scale ratios).
Photography and cinematography are methods of expression inherited from the Industrial Revolution which never entail the audience's consideration of the original, but rather draw its attention solely to copies, print-outs and duplicates. Un être, un acte, un objet, un lieu (A Being, An Act, An Object, A Location) attempts to explain the how and why of the scale and dimensions of a photograph or a print-out to children and curious ones alike. This publication is illustrated by works from the FRAC collection (Nouvelle-Aquitaine), organized together across the pages in relation to their true comparative sizes in real life.
Aurélien Mole (born 1975 in Tehran, Iran, lives and works in Paris) is a French artist, art critic and curator. After graduating of the Louvre school in History of Photography, he continued his studies at the National School of Photography in Arles and concluded it with a Master on exhibition practices directed by Catherine Perret and Christian Bernard.
He has been showing his work in solo exhibitions at the Lucile Corty Gallery in 2009, in Marseille in 2011, at the Villa du Parc in 2012, at the Dohyang Lee gallery in 2014, and at Passerelle in 2015. He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions in France and abroad.
As an art critic, he regularly published reviews relating to the exhibition as well as monographs on contemporary artists (Aurélien Froment, Guillaume Leblon, Gaël Pollin, etc.) in the Art21 magazine. He has also produced exhibitions based on devices within the collective Le Bureau/ (A Simple Plan, Maison Populaire de Montreuil, in 2009; The Bonnard'syndrom, Villa du Parc 2014) and in his own name (Images grow old otherwise as Those who Make them in 2012 at CNEAI, Véronique in 2019 with Julien Carreyn at Frac Poitou Charente, The Asides with Orange Rouge in 2023).
Since 2008, he has produced photographic documentation for numerous artists, institutions and galleries. Finally, he is one of the founding members of the magazine dedicated to exhibition views Postdocument. And has published several books including Artists as Iconographers with Garance Chabert (Empire) or Véronique designed by the artist My-Lan Hoang-Thuy.
French artist-photographer of Danish-Japanese origin, Eric Tabuchi (born 1959) questions contemporary industrial culture through the signs that mark its landscape and determine its language.
Edited by Aurélien Mole et Éric Tabuchi.
Text by Aurélien Mole.

Graphic design: Ninon Chaboud & Jimmy Cintero.
published in December 2021
French edition
16,2 x 19,6 cm (hardcover)
88 pages (ill.)
ISBN : 979-10-96155-22-4
EAN : 9791096155224
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