Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Black and White Portrait Photography by Ambroise Tezenas

Posted by magz on 6:56 AM

Born in Paris in 1972, Ambroise Tezenas graduated from the Applied Arts School of Vevey, Switerland in 1994. First based in London and then in Paris, working as a photo-journalist, Ambroise was a member of the agency Editing from 1999 to 2001. In 2004 he co-founded the association of independent photographers Think Pictures.

His book Beijing, theatre of the people witnessing the changes happening in Beijing before hosting the Olympics, won the Leica European Publisher’s Award for Photography in 2006. The work produced from 2001 to 2005 was exhibited at many venues including the Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam and the Arles Photography Festival. It was published in seven languages ans is now in its second edition.
His work appears regularly in the New York Times Magazine and is held in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France public collection. In 2009 he won the Nikon Story teller Award at the PDN Photography Annual for his photographs of Cuba commissionned by the New York Times Magazine.
Ambroise Tézenas is represented by Galerie Philippe Chaume (Paris), Paris-Beijing Photo Gallery (Beijing) and Young Gallery (Brussels).
Gallery (Beijing).