Gaël Bonnefon is a French photographer who collaborated on multiple occasions with the Temps Zéro collective.
The website of publisher éditions lamaindonne indicates [traduction L'Ascenseur Végétal]: « His images form a sort of personal documentary that travels through subconscious situations, in a fiction that has roots in his daily life. »
In 2019, éditions lamaindonne publishes "Elegy for the Mundane", a project that was also an exhibition at the Château d'Eau, Toulouse, France in the fall of 2019. In 2021, he publishes "Même Soleil" with IIKKI Books, a collaboration with musician and photographer Frédéric D. Oberland.
Portrait taken from the artist's Facebook page. © Damien Daufresne
Presentation by IIKKI Books: " « At first brutal and declining, the substance of Gaël Bonnefon's photography is just like a gaze that fears being one day extinguished and that is always looking to be born again. In photography as in love, recoil and desire, tension and easement, repetition, wandering and rest, flight and pursuit. Here photography allows...
Elegy for the Mundane (*signed*)
Presentation by éditions lamaindonne: [translation by L'Ascenseur Végétal] "For a long time, Gaël Bonnefon had titled his whole photography work About Decline. A corpus of images spreading over more than 10 years, a tribute to the daily and the banal. He explores the little cracks, between visible and invisible, where the daily life reveals its...