MFA, Photography Major.
École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie (ENSP), Arles, France.
BFA, Photography Major. Drawing and Sculpting Minors.
Fine Art School, Marseille, France.
Professional Experience :
2011 Photographic Workshops, Ha Noi, Vietnam.
-- I develop and teach photographic workshops in French and English on demand. Tailor made one to one or groups up to 12.
2011 Clever Learn, Ha Noi, Vietnam : English Centre.
-- Kindergarten and Middle School English teacher (age 4 to 12).
-- Summer English Class : English and Art programs.
2008 – 2010 CAMàYEUX Marseille, France : Agency and Gallery of Photography.
-- I taught photographic workshops where I created themes, planned schedules and assisted with management, post-production and final exhibitions for public school systems and community centers, using digital, analogue, pinhole and lomo photography.
-- I also developed and taught a photography class where each participant created a series that emphasized theme and meaning in a coherent form. Moreover, I focused on the history of art and photography.
-- I guided youths classes, using cultural-mediation techniques, through art and photography exhibitions.
-- I photographed construction sites and demolition zones throughout the entire architectural process. I also worked on portrait series, urban landscapes, concerts, art openings and corporate events. All work being commissioned.
-- Gallery work : creative director assistant, exhibitions set up, framing and graphic design.
-- Cultural mediation and pinhole-camera workshop. International Festival of Photography. Arles, France.
-- Assistant photographer for workshops. International Festival of Photography. Arles, France.
-- Assistant to American artist Lynn Cazabon in France. Interpreting, planning and management.
-- La Photo Pauvre, du sténopé au téléphone mobile, the 6th exhibition of the Foto Povera
artistic group. Mediathèque Florian in Rambouillet, France.
-- Alcajazz, Extérieur nuit, a jazz musician's photo exhibition in association with the Jazz Festival of Marseille. BMVR Alcazar (Regional Library) in Marseille, France.
-- Visages, a series of portraits focusing on the residents of Les Pins neighborhood in Vitrolles. Municipal Library in Vitrolles, France.
-- Regards croisés, a look at the historical layers of the neighborhood of the architectural Euroméditerranée project. Two exhibitions in the Town Hall of Marseille, France.
-- In the Eye of the Beholder, street photography screenings during the Night Of the Year. International Festival of Photography in Arles, France.
-- Les Lieux communs ont quelques choses d'extraordinaire, an exhibition of the Foto Povera artistic group. Galerie du Midi and ENSP in Arles, France.
The Europehophop Project : 27 photographers in 27 countries.
-- Night Of the Year, International Festival of Photography in Arles.
-- Europa Punkt in Berlin.
-- Van Gogh's space in Arles.
-- Dune space, OFF Photography's Month in Paris.
-- The French Cultural Center in Malta.
-- The ENSP Graduated Exhibition in Arles, France.
-- La cerise sur le gâteau. Domaine de Fontblanche in Vitrolles, France
Reviews and Press.
-- CAMàYEUX Marseille, Territoire en vue, Vitrolles, Chapitres II and III. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8W6arDr9mg
-- Blog Foto Povera, articles by Yannick Vigouroux, April 2008, July 2008, the official blog of the Foto Povera artistic group.
-- Photo Nouvelles, July 2008, N°52; ENSP, graduated students' work.
-- Vagabondages, September 2007, the magazine of the Valvert Hospital.