Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques: Eden
Wednesday, November 16
Aperture Members are cordially invited to a special preview and reception on Wednesday, November 16 for the exhibition Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques: Eden.
6:00–7:00 p.m. – Member preview and reception
6:30 p.m. – Walk-through of the exhibition with Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques and Aperture’s creative director, Lesley A. Martin
(7:00–8:30 p.m. Open to the public)
Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques (born in Sens, France, 1983) is a graduate of the École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Marseille (2010) and the École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie in Arles (2012). His work has been featured at LE BAL in Paris, Fotofestival Mannheim, and La Galerie Particulière in both Paris and Brussels. Couzinet-Jacques was awarded a fellowship at the Centre Photographique d’Ile-de- France, Paris, in 2015 and has been in residency at La Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris since 2014. In 2015, he received the inaugural Immersion commission given by the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, in alliance with the Aperture Foundation. His first book, Eden, will be published by Fondation d’entreprise Hermès and Aperture in November 2016.
Coproduced with Fondation d’entreprise Hermès
Aperture’s exhibitions are funded in part by an award from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and the Charina Endowment Fund. Additional funding for this exhibition is provided by The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, Inc.
Image: Eden tree (blue), 2016; from Eden (Aperture/Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, 2016)