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JEAN-CHRISTIAN BOURCART



Education

1989 D.E.U.G., Art Plastique, Paris 7
1988 E.S.E.U., Université Paris 7
1985-1987 Institut de Formation et d’Etudes Psychosociologiques, Paris
1981-1983 Ecole Technique Privée de Photographie et d’Audio-Visuel, Toulouse

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Valenzuela Klenner Gallery, Bogota

2016 "Camden," International Photographic festival, Liangzhou, China
"The dawn came but no day," Festival "Portraits," Vichy
"Camden," International Photographic festival , Zhengzhou, China

2015

"All about Love," galerie VU', Paris

2014

"All About Love," Black Box Gallery, Brooklyn, USA

2013

"Camden," Invisible Art center, Brooklyn, USA
"Exerts,”Roger Williams University, Bristol, USA
“Tana,” French Institute, Antananarivo, Madagascar

2012

"Traffic," Shanghai Gallery of Art, China
"I Shot The Crowd," Galerie Le Manège, Institut français, Dakar, Sénégal Galerie Le Manège, Institut français, Dakar, Sénégal
"Camden," C-Space gallery, Caochangdi PhotoSpring, Beijing, China
"Beauty Foule,"Le bleu du ciel Art Center, Lyon, France

2011

"Kailash," Galerie VU’, Paris
Galerie Confluence, Nantes
"Kailash," Hôtel Fontfreyde, Clermont Ferrand
2010

"Camden, NJ," Museum für Photographie Braunschweig,
"10th International photo Exhibition," Shanghai
"Traffic," Photaumnales, Bauvais
“Camden, NJ," Images'10 festival, Vevey

2009

“Camden, NJ," Photo Phnom Pen, Centre Culturel Français de Phnom Penh
"Camden, NJ," Centre Juliobona de Lillebonne, Normandie
"Camden, NJ," Rencontres Photographiques d’Arles
"Traffic, Stardust," Galerie Vu, salles du Méjan, Arles

2008

"Le plus beau jour de la vie," Rencontres Photographiques d’Arles
Scène Pluridisciplinaire du Séchoir, La Réunion

2007

"Stardust," Andrea Meslin Gallery, New York
Musée du Jeu de Paume, Paris
"Stardust," Chrysler Museum, Norfolk
Si Fest – Savignano Immagini, Italy
Galerie Elaine Levy, Bruxelles
Art Project Room, Lisboa

2006

"Traffic," Fototeca, Monterrey, Mexico
"Stardust," Alliance Francaise, Monterrey, Mexico
"Traffic," Museu da Imagem, Braga, Portugal

2005

"Traffic," Alvaro Roquette, Lisboa, Portugal

2004

"Traffic," Galerie Léo Scheer, Paris
"Metamorfoses do real," Encontros da imagem, Braga, Portugal

2002

"Le plus beau jour de la vie," Kagan Martos Gallery, New York
"Le plus beau jour de la vie," Terre d’images, Biarritz

2001

"Si près, si loin,"galerie Serge Aboukrat, Paris
"Forbidden city," galerie Catherine Bastide, Bruxelles

2000

"Forbidden City," Kagan Martos Gallery, New York
Galerie du Jour, Paris

1999

"Cité interdite'" galerie Serge Aboukrat, Paris
"Forbidden City," Reflex gallery, Amsterdam

1996

"Résurgences gratinées," Catherine Fay, Paris

1994

"Besieged and Interned," Centre Culturel Obala, Sarajevo
"Sarajevo, ville martyre," Scène Nationale de Bayonne

1993

"Les filles de la gare centrale,” Galerie Urbi & Orbi, Paris

1992

"Madones infertiles," Galerie Confluence, Paris

1991

"Têtes au carré," MJC Briançon, Paris
"Drôles de bobines," Visa pour l'image, Perpignan

Group Exhibitions (selection)


2016 "Mues," galerie 24b, Paris
Musexo, les Lilas
"Lignées," Musée Eugène Carrière, Gournay
"L'oeil de l'expert," Musée Nicephore Niepce, Chalon sur Saone

2015
Galerie des filles du Calvaire, Paris
"Architecture," Galerie VU', Paris
"Dessiner l'invisible," galerie 24b, Paris


2014
"Les désasres de la guerre," curated by Marie-Laure Bernardac, Musée du Louvre- Lens
"Summer Time," Galerie VU', Paris
"XXX," MABsociety, Shanghaï, China


2012

"Maxima," Shanghai gallery of Art, Shanghai, China
"What is it about the end of the world?," V-art center, Shanghai
Immix gallery, Paris
Manifesto, Toulouse
TransMedia Art & Fashion Exhibition, Shanghai
Galerie Clairefontaine, Luxembourg

2011

‘’Pictures are Words-not-know,’’Lishui Museum of Photography, China
‘’Portraits,’’ Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris
‘’The Unseen Eye,’’ George Eastman House, Rochester
‘’Daft,’’ Shangai Gallery of Art, Shangai
‘’Syncopes, ‘’Galerie Arena, ENSP, Arles

2010

"Présence d’esprit," Serge Aboukrat Gallery, Paris
"Prix Niépce Réprospective," Musée du Montparnasse, Paris
"This Modern World?," billboard project , Cool Docks, Shanghai
"Somewhere over the Rainbow," F.R.A.C. Aquitaine
"The most beautiful day," Kaunas Photo 09
"Made in France,"Église Saint Vincent, Merignac
"Made in France," Institut of Contemporary arts, Tokyo

Immix gallery, Paris

2009

MKA, gallery, Brussels
"Gimme more," Elaine Levy gallery, Brussels,
Galerie expériementale, Centre de Création Contemporaine de Tours
"Just Married!," Centre Culturel du Cambodge
"Camden, N.J.," Académie des Beaux Arts, Paris
"Collateral Damage," Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn

2008

"Dentro il Male," San Fedele Gallery, Milano
"love, love, Love," Martos Gallery, New York

2007

Centre Juliobona de Lillebonne, France
Galerie Elaine Levy, Bruxelles
Scope, New York
Artissima, "War, Peace and Extasy," Videoloundge, Torino
Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, Manchester, U.S.A.
Galerie du Jour, Paris

2006

Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
"Fotosintesi," Piacenza, Italy
"Hypervision," Westport Art Center, Connecticut
"Isabelle Huppert, la femme aux portraits," C/0 gallery, Berlin
"Isabelle Huppert, la femme aux portraits," Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris
Galerie du Retiro, jardin botanique, Madrid

2005

Villla Medicis ,Rome, "Isabelle Huppert, la femme aux portraits"
P.S.1, New York
"After Hopper," Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York
"New York videos," le Sous-Salon, Paris
"Video_dumbo,” D.A.C., Brooklyn
"Mechanics of Politics," Collaborative Concepts, Beacon
"Adieu Venise," Les Abattoirs - Frac Midi-Pyrénées
Galerie du Jour, Paris

2004

"Art triangle, New York, Tokyo, Budapest," Millenaris Park, Budapest
"Collection Agnès B," Galerie du Jour, Paris
"Art faces," Kunsthalle Wûrth, Kûnzelsau, Germany
Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, Fribourg
"Darkness of Beauty," Relex Gallery, Amsterdam

2003

"Travelling", Centre Photographique d’ Ile de France, Ponteau- Combault
"Prix Gilles Dusein," Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
"Fables de l’identité," Centre National de la Photographie, Paris
"Dubrow International," Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York
"Les colères de la terre," galerie 14-16 verneuil, Paris
"Pas vu, pas pris," hotel de la S.E.I.N., Paris
"Inactinique", Confluence, Paris
Galerie du Jour, Paris
Galerie du Jour at the Teabuilding, London

2002

"Collection Agnès B.," Pavillon des Art, Nogent sur Marne
"La nuit, l’oubli," M.A.M.C.O., Genêve

2001

"Collection d’artistes," Musée Yvon Lambert, Avignon
"Peaks," Kagan Martos gallery, New York
"Témoins oculaires," Galerie du Petit Chateau, Sceaux
Reflex Gallery, Amsterdam

2000

Galerie Edward Mitterand, Genève
"Mois de la photo," Galerie du Jour, Paris
"Toys," Kagan Martos Gallery, New York
Galerie Athanor, Marseille
"Eyes on the Metropolis," Centre d’Histoire de Montréal
"Résonnances," Ecomusée de Fresnes (catalogue

1999

"Shy," curated by Nan Goldin, Artist Space gallery, New York
“Video auf Zeit," Kunstmuseum,Bonn
"La Vidéothèque Ephémère," gallerie Esca, Nîmes
"En temps de femmes," Ecomusée de Fresnes
"Orgie," galerie L’Autre Rive, Paris
"Des conflits intérieurs," Saison photographique d’Octeville

1998

"La nuit, l’oubli," Musée d’art moderne et contemporain de Genève

1997

"The sex show," Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York

1996

"Photos leures," Galerie du Jour, Paris (catalogue)
“War all the time," Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona

1995

"Passions privées," Musée d'Art Contemporain de Paris, (catalogue)
"Tout 3000," Galerie du Jour, Paris (catalogue)

1994

"Des villes et des nuits," Centre Georges Pompidou, (B.P.I.) Paris
"Europe Agricole," Ministère de l'Agriculture
"Sarajevo, ville fermée," Rencontres Internationales d'Arles(catalogue)

1991

World Press Awards, Amsterdam (catalogue)

1989

"L'image du voisin," Goethe Institut, Paris
“Personnalités," Université de Heilbronn, Germany

1987

"Moins Trente," Centre National de la Photographie, Paris

1983

Concours Polaroïd des écoles photos (Prix de la Créativité),Galerie 666, Paris


Filmography

2011 "Fortune Tellers," HDV, 12min, CrossEyed Production
"Tahrir sqare/Unpeakable, HDV," 8min 34, CrossEyed Production

2010 "Memories of the days to come," 35mm, 80 mn, Le Bureau production

2008 "Encore une fois," DV, 4min. 30

2007 "Stardust, the film," DV, 1min. 30

2006 "Me, my cell and I’," DV, 9 min.

2005 "It’s today", DV, 7 minn

"The decisive act," DV, 8min 30

"Stories of hell," DV, 6min15

2004 "Rapture," DV, 10min.30

"Bardo/Autoportrait," DV, 5min. 15

2003 "Videhole," DV, 2mn.30

1999 "(de) la fenêtre," vidéo, 26 mn D.A.P, Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication

1997 "Elvis," fiction movie, 35 mm, 65 min,Lazennec Production

1996 "Céline en galère," video, 46 min, Io Production

1993 "Casablanca," video with Robert Frank, 8 min

1992 "Les filles de la gare centrale," vidéo, 12 min


Screenings (selection)

Union Docs, Brooklyn, 2014

Screen Sao Paulo, Museu da Imagem, " Memories of the days to come, " 2013

CPX:DOX festival, 2012

Rockbundartmuseum, Shanghaî, 2012

Rencontre Photographiques d'Arles, "Elvis," 2012

Museum für Photographie Braunschweig, 2011

Anthology Film archives, " Memories of the days to come, " 2010

Galerie du Jeu de Paume, Paris, 2006

Philadelphia Film Festival, 2000

“Premiers Plans,” Festival de Belfort,1997

" New Filmaker, "Anthology Film archives, 1998


Bibliography

Monographies

2014 "All About Love," Loco editions Paris and Bizarre éditions New York

2010 "Camden," Images en Manœuvre éditions

2008 "Sinon la mort te gagnait," Point du jour éditions

2004 "Traffic," interview by Brigitte Ollier, Leo Scheer éditions

2002 "Madones Infertiles," text by Nan Goldin, TDM édition

1999 "Forbidden City," text by Régis Jauffret, interview by Brigitte Ollier, Le point du jour éditions

1998 "C’était cinq heures du soir," text by Jean Rolin, Le point du jour éditions


Catalogs
""Dessiner l'invisible," Fondation Mindscape, 2015
"Les désastres de la guerre, ‘’ Musée du Louvre-Lens, 2013
"Le regardeur," Collection NSM, 2013
FRAC Aquitaine, Nov. 2010
"55 ans de photographies/ Prix Nièpce," Musée du Montparnasse, 2010
10th International Photographic Art Exhibition, Shanghai, 2010
Rencontre Internationales d’Arles, 2010
Photo Phnom Pen, 2009
Rencontre Internationales d’Arles, 2009
Prix du Jeu de Paume 2006, document 5, éditions du Jeu de Paume, 2007
Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, Manchester, U.S.A. 2007
"Prix Gilles Dusein," Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, 2003
"Les colères de la terre," galerie 14-16 verneuil, Paris, 2003
"Collection Agnès B.", Pavillon des Art, Nogent sur Marne, 2002
"Collection d’artistes," Musée Yvon Lambert, Avignon, 2001
"Moins Trente," Centre National de la Photographie, 1987

Books
"40 ans de photojournalisme," Ed. de la Martinière, 2014
"The Unseen Eye," Thames & Hudson, 2011
"Mad in France," with Tendance Floue collectif, July 2009
"Robert," by Brigitte Ollier, Filigranes Editions, p 42-43, March 2005
"L’idée de photographie," by Paul Ardennes in Créateurs, création en France, édition Autrement, 2002
"La photographie dans l’oeil des passages,” by Alexandre Castant p.109, Editions l’Harmattan, 2004
“L’image Corps," by Paul Ardenne, Editions du Regard, September 2000
"Orgies," by George Marbeck, Ipso Facto Editions, December 1999,

Periodicals
"Black Sun," by Michael Grieve, in British Journal of Photography, Fev 2016
"Photographie et prostitution," by Etienne Hatt, in Artpress, Nov.2014
"J.C. Bourcart , transgresseur," by Cecile Margain in Sept Magazine, Nov. 2014
‘’Most beautifull day,‘’ in Hitched Magazine, June 2013
"Objectif : Jcb," by Léonor Matet, in Nouvelle revue de psychanalyse, March 2012
"Le goncourt de la photo…,"in La dépêche du midi, January 2012
"Kailash," by Dominique Baqué in Art Press, September 2011
"The Most Beautiful Day," In Citizen K, spécial été 2011.
"Kailash," in l’Humanite, p.19, May 2011
"Kailash," in Le Monde, P.43, April 2011
"The Most Beautiful Day, " in British journal of Photography, P.46-53, March 2011
"Camden, USA," in Usbeck &Rica, p.54-65, winter 2010
"Traffic," in Zoom, by Cristina Franzoni, p. 102-104
"Photographier la misère comme un exorcisme," by Armelle Canitrot in La Croix, p.14, August 17, 2009
"Camden," In Images Magazine, p. 58-63, July 2009
"Traffic," in Private #46, p.14-19, fall 2009
"Sinon la mort," by Jacques Henric in Artpress nº351, p 74 , December 2008
"j’aime franchir les frontières," Interview in “le Monde”, July 12, 2008
"La vie des rêves," in French, winter 2007
"Collateral," in PQ nº 96, p 44-47
"Collateral," in Esquire, Russia, Dec. 2007
"Infertile Madonnas," in Faux Q #4, Paris, May 2007, p.22-23
"french touch,"in L’Insensé #5, p.100-101, 2007
"Stardust," by Robert Stevens in Next Level, Spring 2007
"Stardust," by Teresa Anna in The Virginian Pilot, p.47, June 28, 2007
"Projection booth light offers good photo subject," by M. Erickson in The Dayly Press, june 20, 2007
"Jean-Christian Bourcart, images violentes," by Hélène Simon in Le Monde, May, 4, 2007
"Qu’est-ce que la photographie aujourd’hui?," by Brigitte Ollier in Beaux Arts éditions p. 62-63, May 2007
"Ils imaginent le pire," by Frédérique Chapuis in Télérama, May 23, 2007
"Stardust," by Vince Aletti in The New Yorker, February 19 & 27, 2007
"Prix photo du Jeu de paume," by Hervé Le Goff in Le photographe, Jan. 2007
"Un photographe prophète en son pays," Catherine Vouaux in L’Alsace, Dec. 29, 2006
"Se raconter que tout est illusion," interview by Frédéric Bonnet in Le Journal des Arts, Dec. 1, 2007
"Double déclic," by Sibylle Vincendon in Libération, Nov. 14, 2006
"The Mind’s Eye," by Benjamin Genocchio in The New York Times, March 19, 2006
"Collateral," by Alain Bieber in Max germany, March 2006
"Le mois de la photo," by Dominique Baqué p. 89 in Art Press, December 2004
"De l’autre côté du pare-brise," in Beaux Arts Magazine nº246, p70,71, November 2004
"Traffic Series," by Edie Peters in Foam Magazine #3, January 2003
“Quatre regards de connivence," by Michel Guerrin in “lLe Monde”, October 20, 03
"Du Hasard à la série," in Réponses Photo hors série nº1, p.73 to 84, November 2004
"Quête dans les bas-fonds," by Georges Marbeck in Blast, July 2002
"le Relapse: Libertinism Makes A Comeback," by Guy Trebay in The New York Times, April 28,2002
"Un portrait d’artiste," by Agnès B. in HF, April 2001
"Zones de libre échanges," in Le vrai journal, January 6,2001
"Journal intime," in les Inrockuptibles, April 2000
"Archéologue du temps présent," by Michel Guerin in Le monde, April 19,2000
"Tussen fantasie en voyeurisme," by Herman Hoenevel in P/F, October 1999
"Entre douleur et extase," by Michel Guerin in Le Monde, May 10, 1999
"Shy," by Aletti in The Village Voice, March 16,1999
"Marriage Plus," in DoubleTake , September 1997
"Elvis," by Jean-Michel Frodon in Le Monde, September 8, 1997
"Elvis," by Vincent Ostria in les Inrockuptibles, Septembre 3, 1997
"Sarajevo," mon amour" in DS, Aout 28, 1997
"Elvis," by Vincent Remy in Télérama, nº 2487
"Sarajevo en VO," by Didier Péron in Libération, Septembre 21,1997
"It once was S-X," by Vicki Goldberg in The New York Times, Avril 20,1997
"Un talent diversifié," by Eko Sato in Zine (Japan), October 1996
"Fanta-document, by Eko Sato in Studio Voice (Japan), December 1996
"Confidences frontales," by Brigitte Ollier in L'Insensé, October 1995
"L'intime,” by Michel Orsoni in Vis á Vis International nº14, 1995
"Transactions dégradée," by Regis Durand in Art Press, July 1993
"Un trio hors la loi," by Brigitte Ollier in Libération, May 1993
"Les dames transfigurées de Bourcart," by Eric Sez in Le Jour, May 1993
"Les documenteurs de l'impossible," by Brigitte Ollier in Libération, November 1992
"Les drôles de bobines," by Jean François Leroy in Photo, June 1990


Collections (selection)

Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona
Museum Of Modern Art, New York
Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Genève
Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia
Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris
Maison Européene de la Photographie, Paris
Bibliothéque Nationale, Cabinet des Estampes, Paris
Banque Neuflize Schlumberger Mallet, Paris
Soros Foundation, Obala Center, Sarajevo
New York Historical Society
Agnes B., Paris
Nan Goldin, New York
Norman Dubross, New York
Collection Dancing Bear / W.M.Hunt
Laura & Fred Bidwell


Grants

Soutien à la création, image-mouvement, Centre National des Arts Plastiques, 2010
Aide à l’édition, Ministère de la Culture et de la communication, 2008
Villa Medicis (hors les murs), Ministère des Affaires Étrangères, 2001
MacDowell Colony, New Hampshire, 1999
New York State Council on the Arts, 1998
Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Ministère de la Culture, 1998
Direction Régionale des Arts Plastiques, section vidéo, Ministère de la Culture, 1998
Aide à la première exposition Polaroid 1984

Prizes

Nominated for Pictet prize 2010 & 2011, ICP awards 2010, BMW award 2010
Nadar Prize, 2011
Niepce Prize, Paris 2010
Prix du du Jeu de Paume, Paris, 2006
2nd prize, Brooklyn Midnight Run, 2005
Honorable mention, Philadelphia Film Festival, 2000
Prix Gilles Dusein, Paris,1999
Prix d’interprétation masculine, “Premiers Plans,” Festival de Belfort,1997
Prix du Jury, Festival d’Annecy 1997
World Press Awards, categorie Art, Amsterdam, 1991
Prix Polaroïd, 1984

Academics

2013 Lecturer at School of Visual Art, New York
Lecturer at Roger Williams University, Bristol, NH
2011-2013 Lecturer Masterclass, Rencontres d’Arles, gallery VU
2010 Lecturer Masterclass, Ecole Nationale de la Photographie d’Arles
2009 - 2010 Lecturer Masterclass, E.F.T.I., Madrid
2008 to 2016 Lecturer at International Center of Photography, New York
2008 Lecturer Masterclass, St Denis, La Réunion
2007 Lecturer at Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs, Paris
2002 to 2016 Lecturer at Ecole Technique de Photographie et d’Audio-visuel, Toulouse
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