Editions 2011, 2016

Yann Gross

Born 1981, Vevey, Switzerland. Lives and works in Switzerland and South America.
After studying at the École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne, Yann Gross lived in several Latin American countries. In his work, he questions the way in which humanity shapes its environment. He regularly collaborates with various communities and is involved in projects such as the creation of an indigenous television channel in Brazil and the construction of a skate park in Uganda. The recipient of numerous awards, including that of the International Festival of Fashion and Photography in Hyères and the Photo Espana Descubrimientos Prize, he has exhibited in such institutions as the Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne, Fotostiftung in Winterthur and FOMU in Antwerp. The recipient of the Dummy Book Award at the Rencontres d’Arles 2015, his The Jungle Book will be released in the summer of 2016.
  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture