The French photographer has managed to attract attention thanks to a very insightful look at architecture , exhibiting his work in Berlin or Shanghai and receiving various awards.
For me, minimalist photography means simplicity and humor. It is the ability to turn the most frivolous scene from everyday life into a magical work of graphic art. It makes people smile and appreciate the simple beauty within their own everyday life.François Aubret
The speaker is François Aubret , a photographer born in Nantes (France) who now lives in Los Angeles after spending six years in Shanghai where he graduated in Environmental Design.
What architecture lover would not want to acquire one of his photographs to dress the wall of his room? They bring together geometry and those "hidden patterns" found in the "mundane spaces" of urban buildings. "By combining isolated details of nature, construction and social elements, I create very vivid compositions," he explained in an interview at the Galerie Minimal in Berlin , where he has exhibited his most celebrated work in 2020: Graphic Encounters .
Juxtaposing the color and texture of human creation and the petty chaos of nature, Aubret, who believes it is "obvious" that he is "a fan of organization and order" looking at his work, maintains that his photographs "are a eternal reminder that life does not have to be so hard.