Isabelle Chapuis has her first published book : it is entitled VIVANT, Le sacre du corps. It is a work to which she has dedicated herself for 7 years. “I propose through this work an experience of meeting the living. In its human, plant or animal forms, I am keen to celebrate its manifestations in their rich and complex beauties. For this project, I chose to listen to the intimate details with which we come into the world and which change over the course of our lives. I would like to invite the reader to a visual listening, fruit of my journey on the theme of body adornments: those which are told through the body. The bodily attitude, the way of being in one’s body, is more than a physical arrangement, it translates our way of being present in the world.”
This book brings together 80 photographs and 15 testimonials from the people photographed for this project. This is a self-edition limited to 200 copies, signed and numbered. The first 30 books are limited edition with a signed pigment print.
VIVANT, Le sacre du corps is currently exhibited at the 110 Galerie, also with two four-handed collaborations with the plant artist Duy Anh Nhan Duc. While the book shows the entire project in the form of an intimate encounter, the exhibition is an opportunity to discover his photographs in large format and within a dedicated space.
The book launch will take place on September 3 at 110 Galerie. Preceded by a guided tour of the exhibition at 3:30 p.m.
110 rue Saint-Honoré