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Aurelien Marechal, born 1980 in France, Based in Shanghai since 2012.
In a constantly changing city, he initially spent crisscrossing the old living quarters that are being destroyed, motivated by the transitional aspect of this urban landscape.
At the end of 2013, he began an exploration of the new suburbs of Chinese megacities facing a significant architectural development. The series "Block", finalist at the Sony World Photography Award in 2016, was exhibited at the ORIGINAL IDENTITY GALLERY in Shanghai in 2017.

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Aurelien Marechal né en France en 1980, vit à Shanghai depuis 2012.
Dans une ville en constante mutation, Il sillonne dans un premier temps les vieux quartiers en cours de destruction, interpelé par l’aspect transitoire du paysage urbain.
Fin 2013, Il entreprend une exploration des nouvelles banlieues des mégapoles Chinoises confrontées à un développement architectural conséquent. La série "Block", finaliste aux Sony World Photography Award en 2016, fera l’objet d‘une exposition personnelle à l’ORIGINAL IDENTITY GALLERY à Shanghai en 2017.

EXHIBITIONS

2017 - Solo Exhibition, BLOCK, at the Original Identity Gallery, Shanghai, China.

2017 - Collective exhibition, STAGED, at 1933, Shanghai, China.


PRESS

2018 - Concrete by The Shanghai Literary Review

2018 - Harvard Journal New Geographies #09: Posthuman

2018 - Photogrvphy

2017 - HuArts - Scenes of contemporary dystopia

2017 - The eye of photography

2017 - Wired Japan

2016 - Wired

2016 - The 2016 EyeEm photography book


2017 - BLOCK - Photography Grant, Architecture category nominee.

2016 - BLOCK - Sony World Photography Awards, shortlisted Professional Landscape category.

2016 - BLOCK (7) - EyeEm Awards 2016, "The Architect" category finalist.

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