After managing for 8 years, the photography gallery Le Magasin de Jouets in Arles, Nicolas Havette and Laure Campredon opened a new gallery in the city at 21 rue de la Liberté. Here is the presentation of their first exhibition entitled What do you bring back from a trip to India?
Robin Lopvet and Leo Aupetit, for their first collaboration, fantasize the precise memories that disappear, to give way to a sculpture of their mythology.
From the images made on site by Leo, the duo carve delirious representations of his distorted memories thanks to the indecent magic of Robin.
Young impertinent student at the ENSP, participating with photography on instagram (pierretopire) or on Facebook under the name of Labbé Pierre.
Since he dipped his head 7 times in the Ganges in the summer of 2018, he has accepted some crazy challenges like working with Robin Lopvet.
Raised to the rank and graduating from the very Belgian school 75 in 2018, he crossed France and the media to settle in Arles where he broadcasts his white cards and report on VICE.com
Born in 1990 in the Vosges, Robin Lopvet is a multimedia artist working on the issues of language games, economy of recovery, parody, DIY and fun.
During his studies in engineering sciences, he discovered photography and decided to join the School of Art of Lorraine in Epinal where he obtained his DNAP in 2012. He then joined the ENSP in Arles, and finished his studies at ICP, New York. Based in Paris, he exhibits regularly in France and abroad (the United States, the Netherlands, Japan, China, Spain, Poland and Russia).
While working on the editing of images in a professional manner. In particular, he won the Audience Award at the Unseen Talent Competition in Amsterdam.
During the summer of 2017, he assisted and directed a video for the South African photographer Roger Ballen. He is part of Galerie2600 and the Toy Store Gallery. At the same time, he co-manages the Club Late Music label, produces music, organizes parties and acts as a DJ. He lives and works on the Internet.
Robin Lopvet et Léo Aupetit – INDE&100
May 16 – June 25
21, rue de la liberté