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Marguerite Bornhauser

Young talent photographer of the 2015 Planche (s) Contact festival

© Marguerite Bornhauser for Board (s) Contact 2015

8

"In 1959, after the publication of Bonjour Tristesse, Françoise Sagan settled down on the Normandy coast. She rented the Breuil manor, from July 8 to August 8, located a few kilometers from Deauville, with two friends. August 7 In the evening they go to the Casino de Deauville. At dawn, after playing the 8 all night, Françoise Sagan comes out rich with 80 francs. When she returns to the manor it is 000 am inventory with the owner. Tired, she asks if, luckily, the house would not be for sale. He replies that yes, 8 francs, She takes the earnings from her bag and hands them to the man a little This is how she acquires the manor that she will keep all her life. This series echoes this story. A free interpretation, a visual rehabilitation combining the Casino and the games, Deauville and its hotels luxury, its passing inhabitants, its nightlife and the number 80. "

Marguerite Bornhauser was born in 1989 and lives in Paris.
Her work has been presented in several places: her first personal exhibition in an institution was at the Museum of European Photography in Paris in 2019, she also exhibited her work in the streets of Cincinnati for the Cincinnati Art museum, in Arles during the festival. de la photographie, in Deauville during the Festival Planche (s) Contact etc. Marguerite Bornhauser adds editorial work to her photographic research. His first book, Plastic colors, was selected as a finalist for the first Mack Book Prize in 2015 and published in 2017. Her book "8" was published by Poursuite in 2018. She is about to publish her third book, Red Harvest, in 2019 at the same publisher. She also collaborates with French and international magazines and newspapers as photoreporter and portrait photographer as well as fashion photographer.