Les Misérables (Victor Hugo)
[ FUJIFILM/YOUNG TALENT AWARD 2015 FINALIST ]
This project is based upon the relations between food and literature through photography. Starting from specific passages from fiction literature, I aim to recreate the symbolic and emotional strength of literary food scenes.
Being a feature of relevant human behaviour and psychological events, the meals within literary texts are meaningful insofar as they deeply fulfill physical needs as well as they provide psycho-emotional nourishment.
Giving life to a story, the motif of food may also be a landmark in the storytelling or defines a character, relates him to a social or cultural identity.
Holder of the European Bachelor of Photography, Charles Roux attended a Paris photography school (Icart Photo) and graduated as “head of the year” as well as “best end-of-studies portfolio.” Also graduated in Anglo-American and Hispanic Literature and Civilisations, his world is widely influences by literature, cinema and painting. All he endeavours to create is atmosphere above all, epxloring realities and their underlying stories. He is currently living and working in Paris, France.
FujiFilm/EPF Young Talent Award
The FujiFilm/EPF Young Talent Award is an additional grant for photographers under 25. Using David Alan Harvey’s words “A heart felt thank you also to FujiFilm for making it possible for the EPF to keep focus on the future generations, the young ones, the ones with a vision already making a mark now… and just might make another jump soon…”