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Eric Gourlan

Photographer

Since 2013
photographer for specific events of UN. Eric has been focusing on reporting from various parts of the world.. He has been working with institutions, international and national agencies on human rights and the conditions of minorities.
1990-1993
photographer at the Professional Studio Ceas de Hond (Paris).
1992-00
professor of professional photography (Paris). He had been teaching special techniques for publicity and reportage as well as techniques for developing black and white pictures in the laboratory. Further the main subject was technology for sensitometry and zone systems.
1994-99
Eric had been working as an art/technical/industrial photographer for Louis Vuitton – Dior – Clarins – Chanel – Castel-Paris.
1998-00
pedagogical assistant to the Director of the photography school.
2000-02
freelance photographer. Expedition took 17 months covering the Baltic States, Russia, Kazakhstan, Russia (particular in Siberia) and Mongolia. Result of travelling – reportage « People and Landscapes ».
Since 2003
photographer for specific events of OSCE.
Since 2011
member of the Noga Creative Union.

Awards & Honors:

2010
Winner of the international competition « Tolerance and Transparency ».
2003
1st Prize of the Grand Prix Hasselblad.
1998
st Prize of Kodak-Professionnel (laureate, best young photographer 1998 in the category reportage).
1997
1st Prize of the Magazine Reponse Photo in the category reportage.
1996
1st Prize of Tetenal-Photographie.

Exhibitions:

2013
Colours from Inside, Museum of Fine Arts, Osh, Kyrgyzstan.
2013
On the light party, National Arts Museum Iso, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
2012
Bishkek in motion, Vienna International Centre, Vienna , Austria
2012
La nuit de la photo (The night of the photo), Vannes, Auray, France.
2011
Les murs de la ville (The city walls), Auray, France.
2010
High Level Conference on Tolerance, Hofburg, Vena, Austria; Astana, Kazakhstan.
2008
International Women’s Day exhibition in Bishkek, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
2007
Labelle, Museum National Modern Art, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
2006
Views of Chatyr Kul, Naryn, Kyrgyzstan.
2006
Street Children, Museum National Modern Art, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
2005
Datsan Ivolginski – Buddha in Siberia, Vena, Austria.
2005
No entry, no exit, OSCE Economic Forum, Prague, Czech Republic.
2005
The people of Mongolia, Hofburg, Vena, Austria.
2005
Colourful lives in Kyrgyzstan (Laws of revolution), Hofburg, Vena, Austria.
2004
Travel – passion and encounter, Austria, St. Ulrich.
2003
Women in the Caucasus, Warsaw, Poland; Yerevan, Armenia; Georgia, Tbilisi; Baku, Azerbaijan.
2001
Visa pour l’image, Kodak exhibition, Perpignian, France.
2000
D’Asie ou d’ailleurs! (People in South Asia), Paris, France.
1999
Life of people in Galicia, Paris, Evry, France.
1998
People in Romania, Amien, France.
1997
Yugoslavia after the war, Paris, France.
1996
Musicales (Musical instruments), Paris, France.
1994
Image d’Irlande (Fishermen in Ireland), Orsay, France.
1993
Psychiatric Milieu, Vosves, France.
1992
People in Catalonia, Paris, France.
1992
Airplanes and Art, Reins, France.
1991
Paris by night, Paris, France.

Eric Gourlan