Guillaume HERBAUT   STORIES   BOOKS   TEARSHEETS   BIOGRAPHY
 

Guillaume Herbaut, born in 1970, is a founding member of l’Oeil Public. Prize-winner of the Fondation de France in 1999, he has dedicated himself for some years now to historical places, filled with symbols and memory. His work called Tchernobylsty, Kodak Critics Prize in 2001, was published at Le Petit Camarguais in October 2003, also winning the Fuji Book Prize the following year. After Oswiecim, a documentary work on Auschwitz nowadays-exposed at the Lille’s Transphotographiques festival in spring 2005- he concentrates on Skhodra, a small town in northern Albania where secluded families still suffer from vendetta. For this assignement, he is awarded a grant from the French Ministry of Culture. Visa pour l’Image exposed his work in September 2004. He gets a grant 3P for a project on Nagasaki. Prize-winner of the Lucien Hervé Prize in 2004, he carries on with the aim of revealing unseen tragedies. His works will be exposed at the Jeu de Paume Museum in Paris, in October 2005.