PHILIPPE GROLLIER - BONFIRES
Born November 7, 1975 in Nantes. After three years in the newspaper Ocean Press in Nantes, Philippe goes to photography school in Toulouse (ETPA), or he will get the second prize of the jury of the third year in 1999. In 2005, he began a work in progress on the development of peace accords in Northern Ireland. Today, he works regularly with the press and various agencies.
The series ‘Bonfires’ focuses on peace accords in Northern Ireland. Photographer immortalized the crowds, gatherings, the actions of Protestant Ulster Unionists. It depicts facilities between folk art and folklore, and highlights the tensions between occupier and occupied.
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