Guillaume Amat

Guillaume Amat is a French photographer who is based in Paris. In 2007 he joined Millennium Images Ltd., Signatures-photographies agency in 2008 and participated to collective projects on the French Landscapes called “France(s) Territoire Liquide.” Guillaume is dedicated to long-term projects which produce photographic narratives. His field of action is not limited to a single area, never ceasing to question photographic representation and the way to transfigure reality. Aiming to adapt the camera to the subject and the way in which to narrate a story by using different types of cameras, formats and sensible surfaces. With his images he build stories which navigate between documentary and poetry. Today we take a look at Guillaume’s series titled Open Fields.

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Open Fields 

“Started in 2013 the central idea of the series “Open Fields” is the questions the Representation of the French landscape and the notion of his capture by using a mirror measuring 80x120cm placed in situ. The mirror comes reconstructing the landscape with the off-field facing him and creating a double reading.

In the construction of my pictures, I’m interested in creating a new perspective within the context of the image, by blurring the boundaries between the real and fiction, reality and invented. There is a question of the superposing of shots and the fragmentation of spaces to create new perceptions, by playing with the perspectives and the picture frame of the host site.”

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To view more of Guillaume’s work please visit his website.


Photo Credit : Céline Clanet

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