Gérard Fourel

Born in 1946 - France

BIOGRAPHY

Gérard Fourel was born in 1946 in Ille et Vilaine, France. For nearly 40 years, he has been photographing the workers in Fougères, rural societies in the north of Portugal, Castilla and Leon, Brittany and children.

Gérard Fourel never stopped taking pictures: factories that are closing down, peasants working, marriages, carrousels... the children run in circles, the dancers are sliding, cows are returning home from the pasture, and from time to time in this carousel of time a picture freezes everything, emblematic and motionless.

An alarm clock on a table, the two hands are still, the long hand and the small hand, and the old woman sitting still is eternal. The picture is the evidence that she is eternal.

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EXHIBITIONS

GROUP & SOLO SHOWS

2013
Dans le cadre de la projection du film "La vie au loin" de Marc Weymuller, Briec sur l'Odet, (France)

2012
"Fougères l'ouvrière", St Aubin du Pavail, (France)
Mairie de Chateaugiron, Chateaugiron, (France)
Expositions itinérantes dans le Barroso en accompagnement de la projection du film "La vie au loin" de Marc Weymuller, (Portugal)

2010
"Errance Castillane", Centre Allende 35, Saint Malo, (France)

2008
Club Litterario, Porto, (Portugal)
"Gens du Barroso", Triangle, Rennes, (France)

2007
"Fougères l'ouvrière", Centre culturel Juliette Drouet, Fougères, (France)
"Fougères l'ouvrière", Maison Internationale, Rennes, (France)
"La mémoire blanche", Dol de Bretagne, (France)

2006
Centre Juliette Drouet, Fougères, (France)
Bibliothèque de Montalegre, Montalegre, (Portugal)

2004
Centre culturel Juliette Drouet, Fougères, (France)

2003
Maison internationale, Rennes, (France)

1998
"Espagne", Galerie Le Carré d'art, Chartres de Bretagne, (France)

1992
Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris, (France)
Galerie Le Carré d'art, Chartres de Bretagne, (France)

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