Luxury and Decay: Atmospheric Abandoned Ruins in Photographs by Thomas Jorion
French photographer born in 1976, Thomas Jorion lives in Paris and travels the world to achieve his singular and timeless landscapes. Self-taught, he creates his photographs in natural light using an analogue large format 4×5 » camera. He captures places in ruins or abandoned, and allows us to rediscover and to imagine their past glory in a bygone era.
In 2013, La Martinière editions published “Silencio”, a work that combines several of his series: Silencio, The other America, Konbini, The Quest of the soviets…
From 2013 to 2016, Thomas Jorion has been focusing his photographic exploration on the former french colonies; this new series lead to a second book published by La Martinière “Vestiges d’empire” and presented on the occasion of his participation in Paris Photo.
Since, Thomas Jorion has taken over and developed the series « Veduta » on the Italian Palaces and Villas. This series will be presented for the first time in Paris in February 2019