Christophe Agou (French, )

Timeline

1969
Born in Montbrison, France
1977–1987
Attended Music School, France
1988
Moved to London
1992
Moved to New York, where he developed a love for the city
1995
Beginning of the Inside Out series
1998
Beginning of the Life Below series
2000
Santa Fe Center for Visual Arts Award - USA
2002
Magazine Picture of the Year - USA
2002
Beginning of the Face au Silence series (In The Face of Silence)
2001–2003
Traveled throughout America - beginning of the Under a Cloud series
2004
Published a monograph titled Life Below
2005
Traveled to Japan and China - beginning of the Looking for Words series
2006
W. Eugene Smith Award Finalist - USA
2007
Beginning of the White Light series (Reel Fiction)
2008
Academie des Beaux-Art de Paris Award Finalist - France
2009
Prix Kodak de la Critique Photographique Mention Speciale - France
2010
Winner of the European Publishers Award for Photography
Lives and works in New York

Exhibitions

2011
Face au Silence - Rencontres de la Photographie d'Arles - France
2010
Symposium - Musee du Jeu de Paume - Paris
2009
Life Below - Museum of Art Pilar & Joan Miro - Visionaris - Spain
2008
Face au Silence - Rencontres d'Arles Festival 'Voies Off ' - France
2007
L'Evenement - Jeu de Paume Paris Museum - France
2007
Remembering 9/11 - New York Historical Society Museum - New York
2006
Life Below - Galerie Fnac Monaco
2006
Life Below - Galerie Fnac Forum des Halles - Paris France
2005
Life Below - Galerie Fnac Gand Belgium
2005
Life Below - SplitGraphic Art Biennial - Split Croatia
2005
Traces and Omens - Noorderlicht Photo Biennial - Groningen Holland
2005
Life Below - Guilin International Photo Festival - Guilin China
2004
Life Below - Galerie Fnac Barcelona Spain
2004
Life Below - Galerie Fnac Annecy France
2003
Bearing Witness to History - National Museum of American History
2003
Life Below - Galerie Fnac La Defense Paris
2002
Life in The City - Moma New York USA
2002
Fotofest - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston USA
2001
Here is New York - Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC USA
2000
Life Below - Santa Fe Center for Visual Arts