Jean-Philippe Lebée
Photographer
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Born in Northern France, Jean-Philippe Lebée is a photographer and director who is passionate about life and traveling. After his audiovisual and cinema studies, Jean-Philippe Lebée started to study photography at the school Gobelins in Paris. During this time, he acquired much knowledge and refined his distinctive photographic style. He started his professional career quite early when he was hired by agency Rossas for an international image campaign with Dewar’s whiskey in Barcelona. During numerous trips through different countries, he captures people, landscapes, architecture, and dreamlike places. Inspired by the work of directors such as Christopher Nolan and Steven Soderbergh, his lifestyle photographs are characterized by a cinematographic touch. He photographs with an admirable ease, jauntiness and passion for life – driven by the idea of capturing a perfect moment.

  • Mikko Takkunen: Hong Kong
    Publication
    Kehrer Verlag
    International

    With his first photobook Hong Kong, The New York Times’ photo editor Mikko Takkunen captured one of the world’s greatest metropolises during a time of political uncertainty and the pandemic. As the city was still recovering from the aftermath of the anti-government protests of 2019, Takkunen began to concentrate on the purity of seeing and capturing the world anew. (more…)

  • Zhanna Kadyrova: Border Memory
    Feb 17 – May 5, 2024
    Uppsala Art Museum
    Uppsala, Sweden

    Ukrainian artist Zhanna Kadyrova lets urban materials such as asphalt, concrete and tiles bear witness to history’s many layers of rearrangements, visions and shattered dreams. The artist works in a post-minimalist tradition, and the spatial installations refer both to utopian movements and to how abstraction in art is linked to the modern project. Since Russia’s full-scale invasion in 2022, Kadyrova’s art has focused entirely on psychological and sociological aspects of the war. (more…)