Photographer Julien Magre has captured the essence of the feather universe in his recent photographic work. With a personal and artistic approach, Julien has been able to capture the most subtle details of feathers and transcend them into something truly moving. Julien’s sensitivity to the art of feathers has brought out his creativity and personal vision, giving life to images that captivate attention and touch the soul. This photographic work by Julien Magre is a true masterpiece that showcases his passion for the beauty and poetry of the feather universe.
Talented photographer Julien Magre has created captivating photographic work on the world of feathers, using his intimate approach and personal perspective. He chose to focus on this fascinating object by shedding new light on it, experimenting with feathers that he placed in the enlarger of the photographic lab. The result is exceptionally unique and offers a fresh perspective on an often overlooked object. Julien Magre’s creativity and artistic vision are reflected in each image, creating a distinct universe around feathers. It is truly remarkable photographic work that deserves to be discovered.
Julien Magre was born in 1973. He is presented by the gallery Le Réverbère in Lyon since March 2017. He is attached to the photographic object – the “box” of photographs. Photography exists and applies through the book, an object that can be used in its field and manipulate to make its own.
He has directed several exhibitions in galleries and festivals: in France, Italy, Australia, the Netherlands, and New York in 2003, where his exhibition was sponsored by Michael Stipe.
In 2014, it is part of the collective position of the BAL, it is necessary, I leave with you with Sophie Calle, Antoine d’Agata, Alain Bublex and Stéphane Couturier, catalog ed. Xavier Barral. He exhibited the same year alongside Laure Vasconi at the Filature de Mulhouse and the Tri-Postal of Lille with the France Territoire Liquide collective. In 2015, he exhibited a series They already want at the Château d’Eau in Toulouse. In January 2017, he presents his series Troubles and One Winter Without Mist at the Galerie Le Lieu, in Lorient. He shows for the first time his series, as well as the fear of darkness at the Toulouse MAP festival in June 2017, is sponsored by Leica. In September 2017 is presented Elles, a corpus of 350 images (photographs, polaroids, letters …) is sold between 1999 and 2017, around his work on his companion Caroline and her two daughters, Louise and Suzanne, at the gallery Le Réverbère in Lyon, in resonance with the Biennale de Lyon.
Artiste, Auteur, Galeriste
Jacques Damez is a photography enthusiast and an expert in the field. Being dyslexic, he has developed a strong connection with images, which have become his second native language. In the early 1980s, he opened Le Réverbère gallery in collaboration with Catherine Dérioz, aiming to promote photography and reflect on how it enables the capture of reality. By writing the text for Julien Magre’s book on feathers, he brings his expertise and passion for photography to serve the artist. He skillfully highlights Julien Magre’s personal and intimate approach, as he experimented with using feathers in his creative process.