Laurent began his career as a portrait photographer, doing editorial work for Britain's Sunday Times, The Guardian and The Independent before moving into the field of fine art photography in the early 2000s. I moved my activity
Laurent repeatedly visits locations and subjects in several of the works he has released to date. By incorporating the cycle of seasons, time, and changes in relationship with the subject into his images, Laurent attempts to visually express the transience of nature and the immutability beyond human comprehension. Furthermore, by putting his work into the form of an artist's book, Laurent gives the viewer a more intimate and thoughtful visual experience. The book's delicate materials, layout, and colors can be understood to reflect her quiet eye for observation.
In the solo exhibition "Silences" held at IACK, three limited-edition artist books produced by Laurent in collaboration with Brighton-based private publisher "Jane & Jeremy" over the past 10 years will be presented. will be exhibited in the same space for the first time 3 artist books, 6 (2011), 54°0′13.176″N 2°32′52.278″W (2017), latest work Memories of an Unknown Island (2022), and video Through his work 54°0′13.176″N 2°32′52.278″W, Laurent explores the human condition and the natural world, questioning concepts such as ecology, femininity, change and constancy. increase
On the last day of the exhibition, we are planning to hold an event with the artist. Please take this opportunity to have a look
Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022 - Sunday, October 23, 2022 Time: Weekdays 12:00-17:30 / Weekends & Holidays 12:00-19:00
Contact: info (at) iack.studio
[Event in Japan]
Véronique Laurent autograph session
Date: Sunday, October 23, 15:00-16:30
Venue: IACK will be held at Whether you already have a collection of works or not, let's welcome the artist's visit to Japan. Only those who have purchased an artist book on the day of the event, or those who already have it, will be able to sign the book.
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French British artist based in London Produces works in the form of photographs, videos, artist books, etc., with the theme of our relationship with nature and the environment. Including the limited edition artist book “6” (2011), “54°0′13.176″N 2°32′52.278″W” (2017), and “Memories of an Unknown Island” (2022). His works are housed in various institutions including the National Portrait Gallery (London), the Victoria and Albert Museum (London) and the Center Pompidou (Paris).