Guillaume Amat

Guillaume Amat

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Guillaume Amat

Born in 1980, based in Paris.  He is dedicated to long-term projects which produce photographic narratives. Aiming to adapt the camera to the subject and the way in which to narrate a story by using different types of cameras, formats and sensible surfaces. With his images he build stories which navigate between documentary and poetry. In 2007 he joined Millennium Images Ltd (UK) and in 2008 Signatures-photographies agency (FR).

SOLO EXHIBITION

2013

Itinéraire d’art photographique Jazz in Saint Germain-des-Prés Festival (May) “Chrysalides”

2012

National Museum of Customs – Festival IPV – Bordeaux– France (April) “Bardenas Reales”

2010

La Galerie Particulière – Paris – France (April-May) – “Nébuleuse” & “Bardenas Reales”

2007

Chapelle Ste Anne – Arles – France (March) – “Rizdici – Une Histoire Camarguaise”

GROUP EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTIONS

2017

Open Fields – France(s) Territoire Liquide, Museo de Antiotquia, Medellín, Colombia (february-april), curator : Paul Wombell

Open Fields – Circulation(s),  MAMM, Multimedia Art Museum of Moscow, Russia (april-may), curator : Marion Hislen

Open Fields – France(s) Territoire Liquide,  MAMBO, Museum of Modern Art, Bogotá, Colombia (may-july), curator : Paul Wombell

« Paysage Français: une aventure photographique (1984-2017) », Open Fields, BnF, Bibliothèque nationale de France,
site François-Mitterrand, (ocobre 2017- février 2018) co-curator: Héloïse Conesa and Raphaële Bertho.

2016

Greater Taipei Biennial of Contemporary Arts, Yo-Chang Museum of Art, NTUA. « dé-coïncidence » curator : François Jullien, Taipei, Taiwan

« Six Regards en Quête de Paysage », curator: Simon Edwards, Salon de la Photo, Paris, France

15th International Architecture Exhibition – Biennale di Venezia, « Nouvelles Richesses », French Pavilion, general curator: Alejendro Aravena, Venice, Italy

Horizon et après ? – De-Hors 2016, Vence, France

2015

Rencontres d’Arles 2015 – Fétart 10 years projection, place du Forum, Arles – France

Musée des Beaux-Arts d’Angers, new acquisitions Artothèque, Public collection, city of Angers – France

2014

Exhibition France(s) Territoire Liquide, curator: Paul Wombell, Tripostal, Transphotographiques 2014, Lille – France

France TV – Diaporama “Espaces Memoriels” for the World War I centenary

2013

Festival Promenades Photographiques de Venbôme – France

Festival Jazz in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Alcazar, Paris – France

Circus Photography : Young Gallery Brussels – BE

2012

Art Takes Time Square – Projection in Times Square – NYC – USA

2011

Circulations – Festival de la jeune photographie européenne – Paris – France

Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Price PHPA 2010, Paris – France

Slideluck Potshow – Paris 2nd Edition – Le BAL – Paris – France

2010

Par Nature – les paysages dans le photographie contemporaine – Espace d’Art Contemporain E. Beaudouin- France

2009

Farmani Gallery, DUMBO, Brooklyn, New York – USA

Galerie Frédéric Moisan, rue Mazarine, Paris – France

Official selection in Festival “Les Photographiques”, Le Mans – France

Official selection in Festival International Voies Off – Arles France

# 13 – Rencontres International de la Photographie d’Arles – France

Crane Kalman Brighton Gallery – Brighton – UK

2008

International Festival of Environmental Images Paris

Projection Festival Promenade Photographique de Vendôme

Les Rencontres d’Arles – Photo Folio Review – France

Projection Arles – Fétart

2007

Official Selection Festival International de la Photographie – Voies Off – Arles – France

2005

Exhibition at L’espace Beaurepaire – Paris

AWARDS & GRANTS

1st Price PHPA (Photo d’Hôtel Photo d’Auteur 2010) Paris -“Chrysalides” 2010

Artistic Grant from La Casa de Velázquez – Madrid – Espagne – “Bardenas Reales” 2010

Selected Portfolio – Portfolio Review – Judges Favorites – Les Rencontres d’Arles – “Nébuleuse” 2008

2nd Price Paris Photography Award (PX3) Public Choice – Self Portrait Pro – USA -“Chrysalides” 2008

Honorable Mention – International Photography Awards (IPA) – Fine Art – Los Angeles – “Chrysalides” 2008

2nd Price for Social and Documentary Photography (Aidda) – Paris – France

COLLECTIONS

Public art collection of the town of Angers, Maine et Loire – France in the Artothèque Angers – Nébuleuses serie
Private collections

BOOKS

Collective Book – France(s) Territoire Liquide, texte by Jean-Christophe Bailly, ed. Seuil Fiction et Cie ISBN 978-2-02-115899-1

PUBLICATIONS - paper

A+a – Art and Architecture magazine
F2-freelance photographer
Le Figaro
Gallimard
La GeoGraphie
The Guardian
Images Magazine
Le Monde
Migrate
Opéra National de Paris
Penguin Press
Phaidon Press
Random House
Rar – Revue de l’Artothèque d’Angers
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Times
Wallpaper

PUBLICATIONS - online