Antoine Agoudjian

Antoine Agoudjian (born in France in 1961) traveled the Middle East, in search of the memory of the Armenian people. During his travels, he produced striking images that demonstrate a dramatic and poetic vision of the landscape. Each print is made in large format by the artist who plays on the depth of the blacks and the intensity of light.

Épousée, Anatolie, Ville de Van
2002
Silver-print photograph on baryum paper
38,5 x 58 cm
Proof : 1/12

Assadour, Turquie
2011
Silver-print photograph on baryum paper
Mounted on aluminium, framed
80 x 120 cm
Proof 1/6+1/3AP

Ergen, Turquie
2011
Silver-print photograph on baryum paper
Mounted on aluminium, framed
80x120 cm
Epreuve 1/6+1/3AP

Ascendance, Turquie
2011
Silver-print photograph on baryum paper
Mounted on aluminium, framed
60x90 cm
Proof 1/6+1/3AP

Epilogue, Turquie
2011
Silver-print photograph on baryum paper
Mounted on aluminium, framed
60x90 cm
Epreuve 1/6+1/3AP

Antoine Agoudjian

Antoine Agoudjian is a French photographer of Armenian origin born on February 6, 1961 in St-Maur in France.

In 1987, he discovered photography working in a photographic laboratory in the United States. In 1989, following the earthquake in Armenia, he enrolled for a year with an NGO as a logistician and interpreter. He produced his first pictures when his work of humanitarian aid allowed it. Back in France, he published his first book of photographs on his experience in Armenia: “The Fire under the Ice”. He studied photography while working as a photo reporter and photo developer in a Parisian photo laboratory. In 1992, he met Robert DOISNEAU who helped him to put in form his second book published by Calmann-Levy: “Portraits of the Restos du Cœur” . He exhibited at the Tapis Rouge for the launch of his book. He joined the photo agency Rapho under the impulse of Robert DOISNEAU.

In 1999, publication of his fourth book, 10 years of reporting on Armenia and Armenians in the Caucasus: “Dreams Fragiles”, by Actes Sud.