List of photobooks by Bessard, Pierre

Pierre Bessard, born in 1960, is a French artist, photographer and director of documentaries. He lives and works between Paris and Beijing. He has published three books on China, where "iconic images of a great mutant country face an adventure and individual emotions." Through portraits of men at work rooted in modernity, he shows another China, engaged in a world of globalization with a human mutation.

Pierre Bessard, born in 1960, is a French artist, photographer and director of documentaries. He lives and works between Paris and Beijing. He has published three books on China, where "iconic images of a great mutant country face an adventure and individual emotions." Through portraits of men at work rooted in modernity, he shows another China, engaged in a world of globalization with a human mutation.

Bessard has already lived several lives, between France, China and Korea, he has been reporter-photographer at AFP, head of the photo service of VSD magazine, documentary director (CAPA / ARTE), photojournalist for the REA press agency, laureate of numerous prizes, grants, creation aids (Villa Medici outside the walls ...).

Pierre Bessard is passionate. Of images of course, but also photography books. Always in search of the greatest sophistication, he worked tirelessly to create his book from cover to binding, with Bessard Editions (which he founded in 2010), he undertakes to share with major authors , his desire to make the book of photography an artist's book. Symbolically, Max Pam, inaugurates his catalog. For him, each book is a unique experience. With editions bessard, he now intends to produce the classics of tomorrow.


Already published photo books:


2011    Chattanooga, The Green Factory, Éditions Bessard
2009    Wuhan Boiler Company Workers, Timezone8
2008    Behind China's Growth, portraits au Polaroid d'ouvriers en Chine, TimeZone8
2008    Journal de Chine, 365 days in China, Glénat
1991    Le point de vue de la solitude, Éditions de Messine

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    Wuhan Boiler Company Workers, published in 2009, is a "corporate book". Continuing his engagement with China's industrial culture, Pierre Bessard fashions portraits of the oft-overlooked people behind the nation's tremendous economic growth. The series comprises hundreds of color photographs of factory workers, as well as the surroundings in which the...

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