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Pierre ALIVON est un artiste photographe dont les thèmes de prédilection sont l’urbain, le monde, les gens. Il traque dans le monde entier la photographie qui va le mieux exprimer l’atmosphère du temps présent et l’authenticité des gens. Avec empathie et discrétion, il arrive à se fondre dans son environnement et repère les détails d’une scène qui feront voyager le lecteur et retiendront l’attention. Avec cette approche particulière, Pierre Alivon a su créer un témoignage photographique des modes de vie à travers le monde. Jusqu’à ce jour il a traversé pas moins d’une soixante de pays (Bhoutan, Colombie, Syrie, Jordanie, Iran, Russie, Birmanie, Japon, Chine, Afrique du Sud,…).

Pierre Alivon has a passion for urban life and practices in the world. Through his work he has established a testimony of current LifeStyle in more than fifty countries. His photographs are not pictures of main sites or heritage areas, but these are photographs that make discover the reality in each country: atmosphere, feelings, peculiarities, movements, animation, works, transportation,… The reader is immersed into the country and has the feeling to participate to the journey. These photographs are also a testimony of our real life in the world in the current years (2000 to nowadays). Recurring themes are: youth, old age, hairdressers, taxi drivers, beaches, urban transport, street works, crowds, markets, urban architecture, graphic design.


"Dans ce témoignage, je propose ainsi ma vision de notre monde contemporain, en privilégiant des scènes urbaines et des moments qui résonnent dans ma mémoire"

At first glance, there is the unity of a black and white aesthetic, faces and glances captured in their daily lives and their city. By focusing on each of the images, we always note the diversity of situations and crossed continents. To form this series, "a traveler Memory", the photographer Pierre Alivon has selected more than 200 images captured in over 50 different countries. Life moments captured without telephoto, reinforcing the proximity and humanism of the layered look.

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