"Streets and faces, the city surrounds that the motorized civilisation has rendered classless, gatherings of friends and families, places to stroll : here in France or elsewhere, far away in China or closer to home in Israel, Marie-Noëlle Boutin succeeds in developing a realistic representation without reverting to the aggressive signs of a contemporary world caricatured at will. This work is a reading of shapes and signs by the means of defamiliarization : building up an observation of the world that highlights what proximity and habit tend to dissimulate. Situations deprived of anecdote but sculpted in a light that celebrates their vitality, a minute consecration of spaces generally repressed in the imagery of communication, attentive to the calmness of beings : Marie-Noëlle Boutin describes a fragile state of peace." […]
Extract of text by Michel Poivert
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dunkerque
295 x 240
Relié couverture cartonnée
62 color photos
ISBN : 978-2-35046-203-5
Marie-Noëlle Boutin was born in 1971, studied photography at St-Luc de Tournai in Belgium and the University of Paris VIII and filmology Lille III. In 2003, she participated in a first artist residency in Senegal. Then she continued her work in Benin, Palestine, Ireland and Israel. Following a journey of "100 French young artists in China," she leads a residence in 2007 at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing.
Michel Poivert Born in 1965, Professor of Contemporary Art History / History of Photography in Paris 1 University in 1992 He spends his doctorate in history of art at the pictorialist photography, under the direction of José Vovelle . He participated at the same time rescuing SFP threatened with closure, he took the chair. He will head the exhibition "Utopia photographic" the MEP.
Michel Poivert, Florence Calame-Levert
Dérive des baigneuses
Les Cahiers de la Fondation Gilles Caron
Michel Poivert, Sophie Bernard
Les enfantillages pittoresques
Michel Poivert, Arthur Kopel, Christine Besson
1418. échos, versos et graphies de batailles
Michel Poivert, Guillaume Nahon
Michel Poivert, Pascal Le Brun-Cordier, Aude Cordonnier
La région humaine – Des corps dans la ville
Collectif, Michel Poivert
Un mince vernis de réalité
Michel Poivert, Céline Clanet, François Deladerrière, Géraldine Lay, Geoffroy Mathieu
Pascal Le Brun Cordier is a professor at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.
Aude Cordonnier Chief Curator of Heritage Museum and Director of Dunkirk.