February Show at Galerie Laurent Godin

Skyline (2012) by Philippe Durand

Philippe Durand

Sioule et cetera

 7 February to 23 March 2013 

“Best known for his portraits of city (Brussels, Paris, Los Angeles, most recently in Havana, Bamako, Belgrade) Philippe Durand has never so far neglected rural areas and peri-urban areas where” land uses “in” zones “, segmenting and sequencing geographically human activities – work and leisure, production and consumption – are often more tangible and within cities where sediment more dense heterogeneous signs of modern life. exposure and Sioule etcetera, down from its previous number of exhibitions anchored around a site, articulates the different spaces, Auvergne in Dubai.  Surveyor as ironic that contemplative, Philippe Durand cultivates the spirit of childhood ability to enter the environment as playground, and enthusiasm to face sarcastic and grotesque disproportion of what makes it important (words of order architectures, superstructures), it inevitably deflates its entry behind the scenes. “- François Piron 

Born in 1963, Philippe Durand works primarily with photography and video. It examines the socio-economic realities in articulating contemporary image and object. He practiced a regime of floating vision, looking for clues weak, fragile signs and anonymous writings say though the effects on the individual and the environment conditions of life imposed by the hyper. He has recently exhibited at the Grand Hornu MAC, La Virreina Barcelona (2012), the Languedoc-Roussillon CRAC, Sète, the Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, CA’ASI in Venice (2011). His work is currently featured in the photographic collections of the Centre Pompidou – MNAM.


Galerie Laurent Godin
5, rue Saint-Lazare attic
75003 Paris – FR
T: +33 (0) 1 42 71 10 66



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