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About me

Clement’s passion for photography started when his father gave him the first film camera at 17 years old. Then, he shaped his eye and built a personal approach based on human perspective during several travelings, especially a one year trip to meet local communities in Asia, Melanesia and South America. He worked over 10 years in communication industry which provide him a strong visual background and original storytelling. While a long wansering in Asia, he developed a work called «Enigmes», intriguing and colorful images, between painting and photographies. In 2016, this project is chosen by Hahnemüle fine art to be part of their exhibitions in the famous show in France, «Salon de la Photo». 2016 is a decisive year, he quitted his job in a communication agency to focus on photography and full-time work on new personal projects. Therefore, he took a course at the famous visual school «Les Gobelins» to reinforce and improve his profesional skills . Then, he started a new documentary work on Israel / Palestine during several long term trips in middle-east. He tried to explore the link between the land and the people, with images and words from interviews he made on the field. In september 2016, this work (still WIP) is selected by the Tbilissi photo festival in Georgia to be part of their night of the photography. In june 2017, the narrative is finaly over and the project is chosen by Voies Off-Arles photo festvial to be showcase. His portfolio won the Leica prize during the Arles festival and will be exhibit in Leica Galery in Paris and Milan in 2018.

For any inquiries, you can contact me : clementchapillon@gmail.com