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Galerie Éphémère 37.2 : Inès Dieleman : Pavot (Poppy)


It’s a book and an exhibition: Pavot by Inès Dieleman.
Jean Santilli presents it as follows:

Photographing flowers might seem trivial at first glance. However, Inès Dieleman’s singular photographic writing delivered a completely different message.
The gaze of the photographer goes beyond the first degree. In her book Poppy, she takes us into a world of outdated Polaroids in flesh and silk tones: close-ups of petals, stamens and stems; whirlwind of desire, sex, voluptuousness.
Elusive fissures, vulnerable fragility and yet the expectation of what is yet to come. Each image of Inès Dieleman tells us about the astonishing magic of life and the power of freedom.
We expected still lifes, we discover an intimate vision part of life: ageless eroticism.
“Each flower gave way, from every angle, gave away, at every distance, its beauty, its interiority. Blurry, sharp, luminous, in the shadows… We look and we see, without really knowing why, Goya, Courbet… Then we finally understand: the bees and the butterflies, hungry vampires and happy lovers.”

Jean Santilli


The exhibition

Ines Dieleman : Pavot
from March 10 to 31, 2023
Galerie Éphémère 37.2
place Beauvau, 92 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré,
Paris VIII.


The book

Ines Dieleman : Pavot
released on March 9, 2023
Number of pages: 120 pages
Price of the book: 45€

Yvon Lambert bookstore, Ofr, Jeu de Paume, European House of Photography, Artazart, Palais de Tokyo… and your favorite bookstore in France.
The books are also available on the website

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