it's always night, or we wouldn't need light - by guillaume gilbert


"'it's always night, or we wouldn't need light' (thelonious monk). a photo essay on darkness subdued by various luminous intensities, when night is night, and day is nighter."


guillaume gilbert was born in france in 1982. he started shooting color film during a series of trips to asia between 2004 and 2006. when he moved back to paris and then lived in new york for 2 years he focused on 35mm black and white films, inspired by the work of daido moriyama, robert frank, and bruce davidson. he developed an imagery which deals with social alienation while revealing the gritty poetry of existence. he has shown his work in brooklyn, paris and london. he currently lives and works in montreal, canada.


guillaumegilbert.com

@gguillaumee


dec 5 2018

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