Exhibitions

Pierre-Elie de Pibracピエール=エリィ・ド・ピブラック

presented by CHANEL NEXUS HALL

curated by India Dhargalkar

© Pierre-Elie de Pibrac / Agence Vu'

© Pierre-Elie de Pibrac / Agence Vu'

© Pierre-Elie de Pibrac / Agence Vu'

The grandson of the photographer Paul de Cordon, Pierre-Elie de Pibrac was born in Paris in 1983.
He began to work in reportage in 2007, photographing in Cuba and Myanmar. After graduating from a prestigious business school in 2009, he devoted himself to photography. Moving to New York in 2010, Pierre-Elie produced his first major project, American Showcase and then in 2012 Real Life Super Heroes. He followed the ballet dancers of the Paris Opera for the 2013–2014 season and the 2014–2015 season to produce the three-part series, In Situ—Behind the Scenes of the Paris Opera which was published by Clémentine de la Feronnière (2014) and exhibited in the galleries, fairs and festivals in various countries. He spent 8 months from 2016 living in Cuba where he produced the Desmemoria series featuring the Azucareros people who work in the sugar industry. This was published in October 2019 by Editions Xavier Barral.
His main awards include: Yann Arthus-Bertrand Contest (2008), Prix Levallois for Young International Photographic Creation, (2018), Winterthur Fotomuseum Best European Emerging Talent, (2019). etc.

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