Christophe Agou  (French, 1969) 

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Christophe Agou Biography
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
Selected 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