“To me, minimal photography means simplicity and humor. It is the ability to turn the most mundane daily life scene into a magical work of graphic art. It makes people smile and appreciate simple beauty in their own daily lives.”
François is a French photographer but lives and works in Los Angeles. His “Graphic Encounters” are a documentation of hidden urban geometry and patterns that he encounters in his everyday surroundings.
In his works, he often juxtaposes the man-made nature, the colors, the textures and the abstraction of reality. His goal is to surprise the viewer with the extraordinary beauty and humor of the seemingly banal.
2012 Master in environmental Design
2010 / Bachelor in environmental Design
2019 Aesthetica Art Prize – Longlisted
2019 Life Framer “Urban Stories” Shortlisted
2019 Minimalist Photography Awards, Honorable Mention (Abstract Category)
2018 Shanghai Photofairs (Group Show)
2018 Galerie Minimal x MNML
Galerie Minimal, Berlin
2018 / Brownie Gallery x Nail Art
Brownie Gallery, Shanghai
2019 Aesthetica Issue 87
2019 Future Now Anthology 2019
2018 Noice Magazine Issue .010
2018 .PNG Magazine Vol.01
2018 Interview for 18H20
2018 Interview for Least Untrue
2018 Interview for Tuchong
2018 Feature on Phroom
2017 Humble Arts Foundation Instagram Takeover
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Galerie Minimal is proud to present a solo exhibition by minimalist photographer François Aubret in Berlin April 2020.
5th April 2019 6pm-10pm
After just over 3 months, it’s time to say goodbye to our first exhibition
This is how our first exhibition opening went
We talked to François about encounters, role models and his need for order
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