Alban BIAUSSAT

    Paris, FR
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      slideshow contactsheet WC WILD ART Alban Biaussat

      Cities are open spaces for vindictive graffitis and emerging creative expressions now renowned and labeled as «street art». Everywhere, public toilets offer alternative canvas, although shut ones, that allow for more intimate or aggressive writings, which are often anonymous...



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      slideshow contactsheet The Chicory Wall - Witloof (Belgium) Alban Biaussat

      Introduced in the early 1920s and formally established in 1962-63, the linguistic border determines the administrative language and, since 1970, the limits of the new federal entities in Belgium. As a result of historical events and successive foreign occupations, this...



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      slideshow contactsheet A dress, exceptional Alban Biaussat

      In Sana'a, Yemen's capital city, Tarir Street is known for all its wedding shops. They provide services for organising all sorts of events, but the most striking places are these halls filled with glamorous wedding dresses. Yemen remains a deeply conservative muslim society,...



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      slideshow contactsheet Mouton qui pleure: la Tabaski chez les classes moyennes à Dakar Alban Biaussat

      Réalisé en parallèle d'une étude sur l'influence des enfants sur les pratiques alimentaires des classe moyennes à Dakar, ce travail photo devait donner la part belle aux plus jeunes. La Tabaski, qui équivaut en Afrique à l'Aïd-el-Kebir connue sous le nom de "fête du...



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      slideshow contactsheet A not so distant future - Elephant and Castle Alban Biaussat

      Exploring the notion of community in the Heygate Estate in Elephant and Castle in South London, an area where a massive urban regeneration programme will take place in the coming years, I decided to focus on what most impressed on me there: signs of social control. This project...



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      slideshow contactsheet The Green(er) Side of the Line Alban Biaussat

      In the Middle East, new political concepts, initiatives and slogans are plenty, supplementing each other month after month as the previous ones exhaust themselves. In this part of the world, enduring abstract thinking tends to lose vision. But there is one reference that has...



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      slideshow contactsheet Gothic Israel Alban Biaussat

      This project looks at derelict and consumerist architecture and infrastructure in Israel and searches for traces of politics in the landscape. It merely came out of my enduring sensitivity to modern commercial vulgarity and fading industrial design during the five years I stayed...



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      slideshow contactsheet Wired Palestine Alban Biaussat

      This project explores Palestinian neighbourhoods showing an anarchy of hanging electric wires that define one's visual space. It came in reaction to Israel's control over Palestinian electric networks, especially in the Gaza Strip, while the plethora of wires work as a symbol of...



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      slideshow contactsheet Bureaucrats - israeli, palestinian and foreign officials in peacemaking Alban Biaussat

      In most instances, images of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict have depicted destructions, political activities, and violent human relationships, focusing on news or documenting anecdotic situations. Media coverage and analyses often respond to the problematic of the moment, and...



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      slideshow contactsheet Broken Cinema in Bamako Alban Biaussat

      Long gone are the balmy evenings passed watching films in raucous open-air theatres filled with hundreds of other people in equal entertainment of the screen before them. Following a rapid development after the country gained its independence from France in 1960 and until the...