Sébastien Michaud – The project Forest Gardeners

9 October 2020 to 14 March 2021

The project Forest Gardeners is a long-term photo essay started in 2016 and completed in 2020. Focusing both on the tree’s life cycle and on forestry workers, the initial approach intends to pay tribute to the workers but is also the willingness to discover the world of forestry and to take a look at the use of men and equipment in forest management.

Sébastien Michaud

Having completed an academic training in analogue photography in the early 2000s, he has since been pursuing his artistic career in documentary photography. He is co-director at Éditions Bourrasques, an independent publishing house dedicated to author photographic books. His work was exhibited at, among other events, Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie en Gaspésie in 2013 and also at Festival Art Souterrain, in 2020. He has been teaching photography since 2014 and sits on the judging panel of several photography contests. He is a member of Hors d’État, a collective of documentary photographers.

Exhibition presented within the framework of the Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay.



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