From concrete buildings to graceful trees, the artist takes you on a walk through an imaginary country. A must-see exhibition at the Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain in Saint-Etienne. Gazing skywards. The face turned towards the clouds. A young woman seems to be dreaming and, behind her, huge high-rise estates take shape on the horizon. All of the ambiguity of Valérie Jouve’s photographs are contained in this photograph. Nature celebrated in an urban environment or just the opposite: a mechanical world contained within an organic one. The first photographs in the exhibition show it. The photographer was amazed by the...
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