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Attal, Jean-Pierre (1963)

Eager to represent the segments of the « metro-sleep-work » daily routine, Jean-Pierre Attal has captured the edifices that symbolise the notion, from office buildings to suburban houses. Inspired by Hilla and Bernd Becher, the French photographer collects sociologic-like material: close-up images of graphic and colorful constructions that annihilate the human being whose individuality is seized by the social system: ‘I’m interested in people in the city […] I am fascinated by schedules, codes, norms…It is a distant observation, because as an independent, I escape the daily duty of workers stuck in public transport during rush hour, then assigned to their offices. Yet I needed to depict this flux, that transhumance.'

Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°14, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°14, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°01, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°01, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°05, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°05, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°09, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°09, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°10, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°10, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°11, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°11, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°13, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°13, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°16, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°16, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°19, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°19, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°20, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°20, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°21, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°21, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°26, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°26, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°27, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Empty architecture n°27, 2010
Jean-Pierre Attal, Intra muros #01, 2008
Jean-Pierre Attal, Intra muros #01, 2008
Jean-Pierre Attal, Intra muros #03, 2008
Jean-Pierre Attal, Intra muros #03, 2008
Jean-Pierre Attal
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