Originally from the island of Reunion, Thierry Fontaine is the author of photographs he imagines observing around him the social movement patterns depending on where it is located. The movements of these models entail meetings and new contacts. Crosses resulting intermingle to give interbreeding. These contacts alter the established models, generate questions. Unlikely encounters antagonists, made possible by the artist, from situations with models he creates characters, prepared scenes, sculptures and objects specially manufactured, accurately organized in a chosen context. He puts them on stage and photography.
Thierry Fontaine Born in 1969 in Saint-Pierre (Reunion) Thierry Fontaine lives and works in Paris. He is represented by Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire.
Graduated from the Superior School of Decorative Arts in Strasbourg in 1992 and resident at the Villa Medici in Rome in 1999.
Clément Chéroux Born in 1970, he is a historian specializing in photography. Former student of the National School of Photography in Arles, Clément Chéroux moved toward historical research. He specialized scientific photography to the late 19th century and defended his thesis in 2004. At this university career, Clément Chéroux a deputy curator activity. In 2007 he was appointed curator for photography at the Centre Pompidou.