Suzanne Lafont

(Nîmes, 1949)

BIO

(ENG) Suzanne Lafont (Nîmes, 1949) lives and works in Paris. Her work incorporates a singular approach to photography, with which she embraces an incessant displacement of meaning and forms and affirms the idea that an image only has meaning in relation to a given context.

She participated in 2 editions of Documenta in Kassel,  Documenta IX (1992) and Documenta X (1997). She had had solo exhibitions in MOMA, New York (1992) and at the Jeu de Paume in Paris (1994), as well as the Pinacoteca del Estado, Sao Paulo (2004), the MUDAM, Luxembourg, (2011) and more recently at Carré d’Art, Nîmes, (2015). She has participated in numerous group exhibitions such as Photography and the Human Soul, 1850-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, (2000-2001), Image Factory, Villa Medici, Rome, Italy (2004), Street & Studio, Urban History of Photography, Tate Modern, London, (2010) Elles, Centre Pompidou, Paris, (2010-11), Punctum, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria (2014).

(CAST) Suzanne Lafont (1949, Nîmes) vive y trabaja en París.  Su trabajo incorpora un enfoque singular a la fotografía, con la que practica un incesante desplazamiento de sentido y de formas y afirma la idea de que una imagen solo tiene significado en relación con un contexto dado.

Lafont ha participado en dos ediciones de la Documenta de Kassel, Documenta IX (1992) y Documenta X (1997). Su trabajo se ha expuesto en exposiciones individuales en el MOMA, Nueva York, (1992), Jeu de Paume, París (1994), la Pinacoteca del Estado, Sao Paulo (2004), MUDAM, Luxemburgo (2011), y más recientemente en Carré d’Art de Nîmes (2015). Suzanne Lafont ha participado en numerosas exposiciones colectivas tales como Photography and the Human Soul, 1850-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, (2000-2001), Image Factory, Villa Medici, Roma (2004), Street & Studio, Historia urbana de la fotografía, Tate Modern, Londres (2010), Elles, Centre Pompidou, París (2010-11), Punctum, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburgo, Austria (2014).