Ergol #3, Arianespace— —
Guiana Space Center [CGS],
Kourou, French Guiana, 2007.
100 x 130 cm
153 x 200 cm
180 x 235 cm
Observes stars, travels in space, builds new worlds, makes living entities or reprogram it, see beyond the visible …
The work of Vincent Fournier proposes a journey in some of the most representative utopias of the XX and XXI century.
Result of a long preparation and an attraction for opposite, his works are poetic and accurate, freely fed by lm and literary inspirations. Fascinated by the science, the architecture, the technologies and their mysteries, his images explore its fictional and wonderful potential.
In these imaginary archives, the memory works in both directions – or as says the White Queen in Alice in Wonderland – in the past but also in the future. A world, in which we remember what did not arise yet – of what will happen tomorrow.
Marie Secher, [The Future will be silent], Cercle Magazine.
Born in 1970 and lives in Paris. Graduate with a sociology degree and a Master in Visual Arts in 1994. Diploma from the National School of Photography in Arles in 1997.
Collections of Museums and Fondation
MET – Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, permanent collection, 2016. Schlumberger Collection- Domaine des, Etangs, 2015/2016.
MAST Foundation (Foto Industria), Bologna, 2013.
LVMH Foundation, Contemporay Art Collection, Paris, 2013.
The Space Project & The Flesh flowers bodies of work will be part of this collective exhibition including artists from Andreas Gursky, Tom Sachs, Laurent Grasso, Pierre Huyghe among others. "The Universe and Art" will offer a diverse selection of around 200 items from across the globe and down the centuries, in multiple genres, from meteorites and fossils to historic astronomical material by Da Vinci...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has made the acquisition in 2016 of 5 large formats photographs from the brasilia series.