@ Boivin, Thomas


Presentation by Stanley / Barker:

" Since 2010 Thomas Boivin has been making beautiful, contemplative black and white photographs of his Parisian neighbourhood and the people who live there.

Belleville is a place that is both emblematic of the popular notions of Paris and constantly changing. Set in the eastern part of Paris, it is a multicultural area of the city that attracts artists and those new to France.

« I started to photograph its streets and people as soon as I moved there, and kept photographing for years. Photographing people, above all, was what I found meaningful. Although the photographs hardly depict the city, I find they convey the sensation that I had, walking the streets of Belleville: A mixture of beauty and decay, of joyful moments and sadness, the warm feeling of light and the bitter sweet sensation that one can experience walking around all day, searching for a stranger's eyes... »

       -- Thomas Boivin

Belleville was released to coincide with an exhibition at Fondation A Stichting in Brussels. "

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PLEASE NOTE: Some of our copies have unfortunately been damaged during transport [through no fault of Stanley / Barker], and we are consequently offering new "mint" copies and new imperfect copies (one slightly bumped corner). All copies are new and in the original publisher's shrinkwrap. Before adding the book to your cart, please make your selection (Mint condition / One bumped corner) below the price.

100 pages - Semi-rigid cover with dustjacket

Stanley / Barker, 2022

Format : 22.5 x 27.5 cm

New - Condition: See choice and note above


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Boivin, Thomas

Thomas Boivin is a French photographer. Thomas is well known for his portrait work and his long term dedication to photographing the streets and the people of Paris, especially in the North-Eastern districts of Belleville and Ménilmontant. Among the photobooks he has published: "Floating" (Akina Books, 2013), "A Short Story" (self-published, 2015) and "Belleville" (Stanley / Barker, 2022). © Portrait by Anna Rakhvalova
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