After receiving CAT and BTM degrees in photography, Taupiac presented at the end of her studies the exhibition Chaire en presse, a series of ten pictures where the compressed bodies question whether or not sensuality is a distortion. Then she moved to Paris and met Patrick Gries, which marked the beginning of a two-year collaboration on campaigns for the Fondation Cartier and the Quai Branly museum in Paris. Working for the past four years in the Studio Upper East in Paris’ 20th arrondissement, Alexandra has developed a style where the disfiguration of the body remains central. In her self-portraits and work with models, we see only the contradiction of a presence.
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