The main feature of the 2012 Photo Levallois edition is a monographic exhibition of Jan Groover, who passed away at the beginning of the year.
Born in 1943 in the United States, Jan Groover abandons abstract painting around 1970 to experiment with photography. In this medium she feels free, liberated from the seriousness which according to her, is demanded from a painter...more
A personal topic treated systematically and literally reversed that ends up destitute of its substance…that is the direction chosen by Sophie Jung, leading to this photographic work which combines sense of humour and rigorous conceptual basis to become an amusing and irresistible ensemble...more
The point of departure for Johan Rosenmunthe is a childlike fascination with stones – ordinary objects, mysterious and silent but carrying a hidden story. The artist applies to them his nostalgic, scientific and philosophical point of view and presents them as traces of this intriguing visual tale entitled Silent Counts...more
Standing out as the report of an imaginary travel to an unknown land, the delicate photographs of Carly Steinbrunn appeal to encyclopedic research in its poetic dimension. Refering to disciplines like anthropology, botany and zoology, the artist unveils the links between different aspects of reality...more
In this documentary cycle based on in-depth research and personal commitment Yannik Willing puts in the spotlight the life of a coastal region of Sri Lanka – doomed to the artificially accelerated development by the government obsessed with the benefits of global tourism
Artist, curator and art critic Aurélien Mole creates a work whose most important issue is that of the exhibition itself. For Photo Levallois 2012 he prepared a group a images which will be presented on the open-air around the city hall...more
Charles Nègre takes over the space of Gustave Eiffel multimedia library with his playfull installation challenging the perception of the spectator and taking him to imaginary lands...more