Des Oiseaux - Plossu (*signed*)

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Presentation by Editions Xavier Barral:

" Half traveler and half migratory photographer, as he likes to introduce himself, Bernard Plossu strides along the world since many years. He captures through his lens furtive moments, where birds are flying in huge swarms or caught alone, standing proudly in the middle of a puddle, or gliding high up in the sky, among the peaks. The photographer looks at birds with tenderness and curiosity, a gaze which underlines fantasy and a « surrealistic » approach, as explains the critic Francesco Zanot about his images.

The flight fascinates the photographer, obsessed with the euphoric speed of swallows as well as the hypnotic inertness of large raptors drifting through the wind at high altitude. Plossu's photographs allow us to see fragments of the world, a world in which birds have reinvested our environment.

The essay by ornithologist Guilhem Lesaffre underlines a fundamental aspect of bird life: migration as brought by Plossu's photographs to light.

This book, along with the one of Pentti Sammallahti, launch our collection Des oiseaux (On birds) celebrating, through the vision of different artists, their immense presence in a world where they are now vulnerable. "

Texts by Guilhem Lesaffre and Bernard Plossu in French only.

108 pages - Hardcover

Editions Xavier Barral, 2019

Format : 20.5 x 26 cm

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Plossu, Bernard

Bernard Plossu , born in 1945 in Đà Lạt, in the South of Vietnam, is a French photographer. Most of his work consists of travel logs or stories in pictures. Photo: © Jean-Michel Sordello
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