ARTISTIC LAB

Riptides

Sylvie Bonnot

Setting out from Moscow for a slow journey aboard the Trans-Siberian, photographer Sylvie Bonnot travels to Tokyo where she captures the frenzied pace of the megacity's inhabitants, revealing their trajectories and movements in the anonymous flow of the masses. This virtual exhibition is set within a Mobile Lives Forum research project which you can find here : Counter-Currents– Tokyo.

I wanted to create a scrolling collection of photos - like a score - where you go back and forth between inside and outside, punctuated by the people. For instance, with these close up portraits in the train, contrasting them with the tiny figures that are sometimes blurry and hard to make out.

About the exhibition

François Michaud, museum curator

The artist, for whom photography and video are two ways of recording a situation – whether taken on the fly or in the short space of a distant landscape rolling by – also uses other artistic techniques (drawing, collage, cutting, folding and tucking). (...)

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SILLONS
& SILHOUETTES

Andreï

Vladimir

Novosibirsk

Olga

Family

Young Siberian

Sonia & Olga

Ulugbek

Young Siberian II

Macha

LOST

TOKYO
PROMENADES

After the rain

Leaning over

Women Only

Run run run

Endormie

Traversées

Avant la nuit

Under the cherry trees

Leakage points

At a tender age

Necks

Tokyo Cruise

Major departures

FOLDED

Guided tours.

Researchers in social sciences and artists select part of artwork and comment under the prism of their knowledge, sensibility and discipline.

Guided tour

Muriel Jolivet

Sociologist

Durée : 10:40

Guided tour

Sylvie Bonnot - Siberia

Photographer

Durée : 05:46

Guided tour

Sylvie Bonnot - Tokyo

Photographer

Durée : 09:14

Guided tour

François Michaud

Curator

Durée : 15:14

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