Anne Laure Boyer
Anne Laure Boyer reactivates memories of abandoned territories. With photo, video, collection of words, stories and objects, she weaves a look by turns sensitive, critical, or dream of the destruction and reconstruction frames and experiences, between past and future. Between Paris, her hometown, Milan, (Academy of Fine Arts), Strasbourg (School of Decorative Arts), Casablanca and Marseille, his artistic career is also geographical. By focusing on specific territories, she composes her work from her immersion in situations of urban change.
Installed in Spain since October 2011, she began by exploring several aspects of the cycles of neglect and urban transformation: occupied houses, yards suspends, ghost towns, abandoned villages, dams and submerged villages ... A first phase of research to try to develop a mapping relationship to time and makes the city proper to Spain, and see how these sites can be reactivated by social ownership and / or the artistic act.
Anne Laure Boyer is a graduate of the School of Decorative Arts of Strasbourg, after studying plastic arts at the University Paris 8 and at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan. His professional career has been built around artist residencies or orders involving territories and specific environments, including urban renewal program of the town of Bordeaux, from 2006 to 2011.