HUGUES ANHES

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ARTIST STATEMENT

Whenever he photographs, films, draws,or writes, Hugues Anhes seeks to look at the world with an  unblinking  authentic eye,  able to depict both  difference and indifference.

Hugues Anhes uses photography as a medium which allows his subects to reveal themselves.  Through their eyes he touches souls in their intimacy to expose part in all of us which is universal.
With his in-situ art project he named "Affichez-Vous" (Show yourself up) Hugues Anhes  gives a pretext for people who never met to change their point of view about each other and themselves.

 Hugues Anhes’s technique is to  make portraits of different people  which  are  then printed and superposed on each other.  He then  scratches  and alters these  surface and  revealing  and mixing differences making us reflect on what is the same and different. 
His installations build cultural bridges and provide  us with a reflection of who we are as human beings and contribute to creating  a new collective consciousness.


EXHIBITION HISTORY
2018 #MostreSe, Goethe Institut, Salvador - Brazil.
2018 Honnor the Ancestors, in-situ, Chamberlain, South Dakota - USA.
2018 All Related, Climax festival, Bordeaux - France.
2018 A picture for Fraternity, collective exhibition, Place du Palais Royal, Paris.
2018 Start, Parc des Docks, St Ouen.
2018 "Manuskript", collaborative music video with Curse, Berlin.
2017 Brotherhood, Fête des Vendanges de Montmartre, Paris. 2017 XUL , Orléans.
2017 "Prose Élite", collaborative music video with Médine, France.
2016 The Toad Knew, Théâtre du Rond Point, Paris.
2016 Migrants' Scène, Maison des Métallos, Paris.
2016 "Affichez-Vous", in-situ, Paris.
2014 "Rive gauche", collective exhibition, Le Bon Marché, Paris.
2013 Introspection, Adamastor Studio, Lisbonne, Portugal.
2012 Jéricho, collective exhibition, Galerie Jean Collet, Vitry sur Seine.
2012 Hiroshima/Nagasaki, collective exhibition, Théatre Jean Vilar, Vitry sur Seine.

RESIDENCIES
2018 Goethe Institut, Salvador, Brazil.
2018 Native Hope, Chamberlain, South Dakota.

PUBLICATION
2017 Art Press magazine cover #445

AWARD
2018 A picture for Fraternity, Fraternité Générale.

Photo © Nicolas Latouche

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