{}

Vasantha Yogananthan

Born in 1985 - France

BIOGRAPHY

Vasantha Yogananthan was born in 1985 and lives and works in Paris, France. He is passionate about human stories and dedicates himself to long-term projects.

When he discovered Piémanson beach, and its occupants in 2009, he started to work on a documentary series that he finished in 2013. “Piémanson” has been exhibited at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (Paris, 2012), at the Musée Albert-Kahn (Boulogne-Billancourt, 2013), at the Maison de l’Image Documentaire (Sète, 2014).

In November 2012, Vasantha Yogananthan won the Bourse du Talent Landscape Photographie.com. In March 2013, he was selected among the finalists of the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass. In March 2014, Vasantha Yogananthan was selected among the 30 photographers of the “Top 30 under Thirty” organized by Magnum Photos.

Vasantha Yogananthan was awarded a contemporary documentary photography grant from the Centre National des Arts Plastiques (French Minister of Arts) in January 2014 and the grant “Brouillon d’un rêve” from the SCAM in July 2014 to help fund a new project in India and Sri-Lanka about the epic, “The Ramayana”.

Along with his work as a photographer, Vasantha Yogananthan has co-founded a small publishing house named Chose Commune. He considers the photo book to be the primary medium for research into original narrative approaches. His first book “Piémanson” has been nominated for MACK First Book Award 2014 and Kassel FotoBook Festival Best Book of the Year 2014.

Read more
EXHIBITIONS

SHOWS

2014
Musée Albert-Kahn (Paris, FR)
Magnum Photos Top 30 under 30 (Birmingham, UK)
Maison de l'Image Documentaire (Sète, FR)

2013
Musée Albert-Kahn (Paris, FR)
Maison de la Photographie (Lille, FR)

2012
Bibliothèque Nationale de France (Paris, FR)
Festival de Photo de Mer (Vannes, FR)

AWARDS & GRANTS

2014
Prix de Photographie de l'Académie des beaux-arts (selected)
Magnum Photos International Award (selected)
Kassel PhotoBook Festival (selected)
Mack First Book Award (selected)
Magnum Photos Top 30 Under 30 (winner)
Scam (winner)
Centre National des Arts Plastiques (winner)

2013
Bibliothèque Départementale des Bouches-du-Rhône (winner)
Voies Off Prize (selected)

2012
World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass (selected)
Bourse du Talent Espace (winner)

Read more

We are very sorry but there are currently no more artworks available for this artist.
Follow this artist to receive notifications when new artworks are added

Follow Vasantha Yogananthan ! Receive by email the new artworks of the artist.

Our Commitments

Guaranteed deliveryby specialized carriers
Learn more

Secure payment by credit card or bank transfer
Learn more

Free returnswithin 14 days
Learn more

The best prices Negotiated with our partner galleries
Learn more

Testimonials

"Artsper gathers the best of art galleries in the world. I can therefore select art pieces from the comfort of my home with total peace of mind."

Sébastien Robineau - Lawyer

"Artsper's advisors helped me pick an artwork and were exceptionally reactive when I followed up on my order.


Vincent Dubois - Fund Manager

"Artsper has the broadest and largest range of accessible contemporary artworks. My painting from Jonone bought on Artsper is a daily delight."

Hubert de Brichambaut - Corporate Director