Cyril Delettre


Cyril Delettre is an award-winning French artist specialises in photography and videography. His work is a balance between documentary and art. In his previous work a press photographer, he covered a myriad of society subjects such as the illegal immigrants, the closing of the migrants' centre in Sangatte, religious communities and influential women in France. Objectifs de Campagne is his documentary work about photo-reporters that followed the  French 2007 electoral campaign. He directed a short film Execution (2012) based on an original screenplay by Marie-Florence Gros, in which he explores the subject of the death penalty in a new and humorous way. His pictures were featured in important French magazines, including Paris Match, L'Express, VSD, Les Cahiers du Cinéma, Le Nouvel Observateur, Le Figaro, and more. He moved to Hong Kong in 2014 and established an art gallery dedicated to photography La Galerie Paris 1839 with Marie-Florence Gros.

The series Eclosions was created for a monumental artwork to cover the facade of Paris’ Austerlitz station (60x7m) during the renovation works, 2012-2015.

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