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After mechanic studies, I boarded the oceanographic ship the Marion Dufresne to the Kerguelen Islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean, for a one year. I learn by myself photography.

Back in France, I joined the "Centre Iris" for one year, I studied photojournalism and studio photography. I start to be freelance and work as a photographer for the press, the Hachette Filipacchi group,  photographers assistant (fashion photos, Stilllife), the Opale Agency  (portraits of writers) and various providers for two years.

In 2003, parallel to my activity, I went to the Paris VIII University to pursue the art history studies and get a Master of Science and Technology in photography with honors.

I make videos, photographs and installations to find my place.

Collaborates with the General Council of the Seine st Denis that finances and exposes the project "Modern Times".

In 2007, I go to Japan in Osaka. I worked as a photographer, illustrator, dishwasher, waiter, french teacher, housekeeper.

I work for the Mayor of Paris from 2004 to 2006 and from 2009 to 2014 as a photographer too.

 

  • I remember Casablanca, is a project with my grandmother that his former "home" at the nursing home tells me his horizon dreams when she was 26, in Casablanca.


  •  Ask the land was born after the sale of the family farm. It is work on peasant families, which I descend by my grandmother in the village of my childhood. This is a project on time, the family, the transmission, the link men to land.

This work is spread out over several years to contacts of different families of farmers. It will also be realized in Japan.

In 2015 joined the Studio Hans Lucas.

 

 2017 // Photographer currently based in Tokyo, Japan. Please do not hesitate to contact for further informations.

 

Siret 4842243300011 www.kristophenoel.com www.hanslucas.com

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