June 2024
Screening short Talashi, festival Cargo 2024
Saint-Nazaire, France, 28 June – 29 Sept

June 2024
Screenings shorts Itsembatsemba : Rwanda one genocide later & Kabul, war weary
Le Lavoir numérique, Gentilly, FR – June 23rd 2024 at 4pm

May 2024
Award / Production Grant from the Fondation des artistes, FR

April 2024
Screening short Itsembatsemba : Rwanda, one genocide later
Museum Quai Branly, Paris, April 24th 2:30 pm

March 2024
Documentary show Talashi – Lavoir numérique, Gentilly, FR
Teaser of the show

January – April 2024
Solo show – Talashi – The Image Centre, Toronto, CA
Curator: Gaëlle Morel

December 2023
Group show – Formes de la ruine – Museum of fine Arts, Lyon, FR
1st Dec 2023 – 3 March 2024

Octobrer 2023

Group show – To heal a world, Le Lieu Unique, Nantes, FR

Exhibition presentingTalashi, my work based on personal images from Syria.

Curators : Nathalie Herschdorfer & Pascal Hufschmid

27 Oct 2023 – 7 Jan 2024

July 2023
Group show – 50 years through the eyes of Libération – Rencontres d’Arles, FR
Abbaye de Montmajour, 4 July – 23 September 2023

June 2023
Group show – Ce que la Palestine apporte au monde
Institut of the arabic world, Paris, 31 May – 31 Dec 2023

April 2024

Edition – 50 years in the eye of Libération

By Lionel Charrier and Charlotte Rottman

Le Seuil Publishers

March 2023

Réel Documentary Film Festival – Pompidou Center, Paris

“What is happening” a discussion with Alexis Cordesse, Catherine David, Gabriela Guillermo, Radu Jude, Claire Simon, moderator: Antoine de Baecque

28 March at 5:30 pm

November 2022

Museums in exile – Group show at the MO.CO., Montpellier (FR)

11.11.2022 > 04.02.2023

October 2022

Press – Photographica n°5 “Portraits choisis, portraits subis”

A conversation between Pierre Schill, Alexis Cordesse and Hale Tenger published in the magazine of the French society of photography

September 2022

Award / Grant for documentary photography CNAP (FR)

I am pleased to announce that I been awarded to develop a new project started few months ago on masculinity

July 2022

Group show / To heal a world – Rencontres d’Arles, FR

Exhibition presenting Talashi, my work based on personal images from Syria.

Curators : Nathalie Herschdorfer & Pascal Hufschmid

Palais de l’Archevêché

4 July – 25 Sept 2022

April 2022
PRESS – Corriere della Sierra, IT

April – June 2022


Palazzo Magnani, Reggio Emilia, Italia

29 April > 12 June 2022

Curators : Tim Clark & Walter Guadagnini

January 2022

Press / Artpress n° 495 – Présences exhibition review by Aurélie Cavanna

January 2022
Press – Talashi – Matin Dimanche, Switzerland

December 2021

Talashi in Top 10 (+1) Photobooks of 2021 selected by online photography magazine 1000 Words

December 2021

Group show / HIV, pandemia is not over !, Mucem, Marseille (FR)

15 Dec 2021 > 4 May 2022

Presse kit

November 2021
Radio / Par les temps qui courent – France Culture (FR)

On the 23th of November, I was interviewed by Mathilde Wagman for the broadcast “Par les temps qui courent” on the French national radio France Culture.

November 2021
Group show / To heal a world, International Red Cross and Red Cressent Museum, Geneva, Switzerland

Exhibition including Talashi, my work based on personal images from Syria.

Curators : Nathalie Herschdorfer & Pascal Hufschmid

16 Nov 2021 > 24 Apr 2022

November 2021
Paris Photo – Grand Palais Ephémère

Artist Talk by the Eyes
Saturday, november 13th, 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Book signing
Atelier EXB Publisher – Booth SE07
Saturday, november 13th, 3:00 pm

Novembre 2011

Press / Télérama, encounter with Alexis Cordesse (FR)

An article by Laurent Rigoulet for the French cultural weekly Télérama

Octobre 2021

Release of book Talashi and launching at the BAL Books, Paris

Publisher : Atelier EXB
Bilingual French-English
ISBN : 978-2-36511-318-2

Conversation between Alexis Cordesse and Florian Ebner, Chief of the Photography Department at Centre Pompidou, on the occasion of the launching of the book, October 6th, 7:30 PM at Le BAL.

Le BAL Books
6, Impasse de la Défense, Paris 18e

June 2021
Juliette in the collections of the Nicéphore Niépce Museum, Chalon-sur-Saône (FR)

The Nicéphore Niépce Museum in Chalon-sur-Saône (FR) got a set of prints from my serie “Juliette, 2020”  for their collections.

April 2021

Release of book La région humaine for the 20th anniversary of Le Bleu du ciel gallery

La région humaine, 24×28 cm, 256 pages, 200 reproductions
Coédition Loco / Le Bleu du Ciel
ISBN : 978-2-843140-35-8

Sept – Oct 2020

Exhibition Confession, festival Vichy, Portrait(s)

Confession, my serie made in Rwanda in 2004 about the perpetrators, will be shown at the Vichy Portrait(s) festival (FR), with four other bodies of works from Les Douches gallery , curator: Natacha Wolinski.

Vichy, Portrait(s), web site of the festival

July 2020

Olympus in the collections of Nicéphore Niépce museum

The Nicéphore Niépce museum in Chalon-sur-Saône (FR) got a set of prints from my “Olympus” serie for their collection.

May 2020

Release portfolio I wandered through the drowsiness of opposite worlds

Limited edition portfolio including 12 images taken during the time of confinement.

50 copies hand signed and numbered.

Format: 28 x 39 cm, self published


November 2019

50 years of French photography by Michel Poivert

Images from Absences and Municipal Pool are reproduced in this book which offers a synthesis to appreciate the nature and extent of French photography since the Seventies.

Textuel Publisher, ISBN : 978-2-84597-788-4, 25 x 30 cm, 416 pages

Octobrer 2019 – January 2020

RWANDA (part I,II,III) in Contre Histoires group show

Hôtel Fontfreyde, Center for photography Clermont Ferrand, 17 Oct 2019 > 18 Jan 2020

At the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Diagonal network, with works from the collections of the Centre national des arts plastiques (CNAP) and the Fonds regional d’art contemporain Auvergne (FRAC). Curators : Pascal Beausse, Jean-Charles Vergne, François-Nicolas L’Hardy


Download the press kit

October 2019

Talashi – screening at La Colonie, Paris

Screening of my last short ‘Talashi’ at the occasion of a talk with Pierre Schill, historian.

La Colonie, 15th Octobrer 2019, 6 pm – 8 pm

July 2019

Talashi – Rencontres d’Arles 2019

Screening of my new short ‘Talashi’ on Friday the 5th of July,
during the ‘Night of the year’ event.

June 2019

Talashi, grant for documentary photography, CNAP (FR)

I have been awarded by the Centre National des Arts Plastiques (CNAP) for my project Talashi on Syrian images.

April 2019

Talashi in German review Fotogeschichte

Publication of my work on Syrian images in the German review Fotogeschichte, with a text from Florian Ebner, director of the departement of Photography at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.

Octobrer 2018

New edition of “The contemporary photography” by Michel Poivert

264 pages,19,4 x 23,4 cm, ISBN : 9782081446137

September 2018

Olympus in the Neuflize OBC collection

Bank Neuflize OBC got a set of “Olympus” prints for their permanent collection.

April 2018

Itsembatsemba & Absences in the FRAC Auvergne collection

The FRAC Auvergne got sets of prints and sounds tracks from “Itsembatsemba” and “Absences”, two series from my Rwanda project, for their permanent collection.

November 2017
Release book “Landscapes, between Nature and History” by Pierre Wat
New book from French historian of Art Pierre Wat including several pages about my work on Rwanda.
Format : 268 x 330 mm, 284 pages, code EAN : 9782754108645

June 2016

Olympus – Grant from the National Foundation for Graphic and Plastic Arts (FR)

Olympus, work in progress

May 2015

Photo London

Les Douches Gallery , Booth F10, 21 – 24 may 2015


September 2013

Borderlines in collective show at The Douches Gallery, Paris

Jerusalem, Izmir, Alger, a matter of point of view, The Douches Gallery, Paris, 11 Sept – 12 Oct 2013