“ Je ne puis dire précisement ce que ces photographies ont enregistré, ou alors je puis suggérer qu’elles ont enregistré du temps, quelque chose comme une matière du temps, hors du temps réel, combinaison d’une présence et d’une absence. […] Ces photographies tirent leur lumière, et éclairent en cela le temps qu’elles ont arrêté, non d’une éclaircie, naturelle ou artificielle, mais d’un obscurcissement. Est-ce le réel capté par l’œil du photographe qui suscite cet effet d’obscurcissement ou de peu de clarté ? Ou est-ce au contraire le mécanisme de la prise de vue, y compris dans ses effets chimiques, qui éclaire discrètement l’obscurité ? Ces images gardent le silence sur la réciprocité de ses effets.”
Alain Coulange, in La photographie, en effet.
l'Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs, Paris
Hors Collection
105 x 150
19 photographies en bichromie
64 pages
ISBN : 978-2-914381-09-3
Anne-Lise Broyer questioned the relationship between photography and book artist. His series of images all take the fabric of a narrative of a text being read. In 2001, she published It maquis, in 2003 A story without a name, Fading in 2006 and 2007 amounting gray skies (seemed larger) in Watermarks. Meanwhile she makes books for children.

Nicolas Comment

Auteur, Musicien, Photographe

Photographer and author-composer, graduated from the National School of Fine Arts in Lyon (1997) and the National School of Decorative Arts in Paris (1999), Nicolas Comment publishes his first book of photographs in 2001, editions Filigranes: “The service” (text by André S. Labarthe), which will be followed by “Le point” in 2003 and “A ***” in 2004 (texts by Bernard Noël). In 2005, his meeting with Rodolphe Burger , then with Jacques Higelin and Yves Simon for whom he works on two albums (“Amor doloroso” and “Rumors”, 2006), brings him closer to the world of music, until the producer Jean-Louis Pierot (Les Valentins / Daho) offers to accompany him in the realization of a personal musical project including the CD-book “Is this the East? (Berliner romanze), published in 2008, is the first part. In collaboration with Patrick Le Bescont, Nicolas Comment has also created the magazine “Saison” at Editions Filigranes and publishes with Anne-Lise Broyer a book on the city of Prague: “Fading” (2006). In 2010, it records a first album produced by Marc Collin (Nouvelle Vague), which will be hailed by the press: “We were God” (Kwaidan / Discograph). In 2012, following the publication of the book “The visit”, he adapted to music, with Xavier Waechter , the latest collection of poems by the writer Bernard Lamarche-Vadel: “Retrouvailles”, which is released on the jazz label Bonsaï Music. The same year, he exhibited at the VU ‘gallery (Paris) a new series of images, the result of a photographic residence made in Mexico and published the book “Mexico City Waltz”, at Filigranes. In 2014, parallel to the publication of the book “T (angel) r” (accompanied by an afterword by Gérard Manset and a single containing two unreleased songs), he exhibited from December 2014 to January 2015 at the gallery 127 (Marrakech) a new series of photographs carried out in Morocco. Her second solo album, “Rose Planet”, (Kwaidan / Because) was released in CD version in 2015 and version 33 T in 2016 (Mediapop) while the collective exhibition “Being beauteous” (with A.-L. A. Da Cunha, Mr. Maurel de Maillé) continues his career in various French museums throughout 2015. In 2016, Nicolas Comment presents in Paris a large exhibition in duet with photographer Bernard Plossu, “Identification of a city “. Then he exhibited in Vichy, as part of the festival “Portrait (s)”, a new series of images devoted to his companion, Milo, which is the subject of the publication of the book “Milo (Songbook)” published by Chic Medias.In 2017, he won the “Residence for photography” prize from the Fondation des Treilles, which allows him to create a new photographic and musical work in the footsteps of the rimbaudian poet Germain Nouveau during the year 2018. His “Journal” Countdown (1991-1999) “, consisting of his first black and white photographs and archival texts, will be published in April 2019.