Editions 2008, 2012


Born in 1972 in Rouen. Lives and works in Paris.
ENSP 1995 Grégoire Alexandre, who in 2003 is selected by the photography division of the International Festival of Fashion and Photography (Villa Noailles, Hyères), has worked: for print media, and in particular for Wallpaper*, Vanity Fair, Esquire UK, Libération, Le Monde d’Hermès, GQ, Beaux Arts Magazine, Yummy; for the music industry, in partnership with Étienne Daho, Metronomy, Yelle, Yann Tiersen, Bertrand Burgalat, and April March; and finally in advertising, for clients such as Westin, Sony, Le Printemps, Orange, Louis Vuitton, Citroën, eBay, and Absolut. He takes part in the 2008 exhibition Fashion in the mirror at the Photographers’ Gallery. The same year, in Arles, Christian Lacroix curates a one-man show of Alexandre’s work entitled?Was It A Car Or A Cat I Saw? He wins the HSBC prize in 2009, and to celebrate the occasion four exhibitions devoted to his work open that year in Paris, Lille, Metz and Marseille. At the same time, Actes Sud publishes a monograph devoted to his oeuvre. His exhibition Work in Progress opens in Oulu, Finland, in 2011; that same year he takes up a photographic residency at Villa Noailles, Hyères, and it’s there that he shows, also in 2011, the Histoires Parallèles (Parrallel Stories) series that is the fruit of that residency; the exhibition’s catalogue will be published at La Villa Noailles/Archibooks Editions.
  • 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