Anush Hamzehian is a filmmaker based in Paris. His latest movies made for France Télévision are : Après (2014), L’Académie de la Folie (2014), Les Enfants de l’Odyssée (2012), Le Jardin des Merveilles (2011), La main et la voix (2009). He was awarded with the Institut Français' Louis Lumière Grant and with L'Étoile de la Scam.Vittorio Mortarotti has his first solo exhibition at Photomonth in Krakow (2008). The same year he exhibits at Noorderlicht Festival in the Netherlands for the show Behind Walls curated by Wim Melis. In 2010 he is one of the 13 photographers presented at Mois de la Photo of Paris in the Italian Emerging Photography exhibition and book curated by Laura Serani. In 2012 he participates to the ninth edition of Manifesta with an artist residency and a double exhibition. In this circumstance he published the book Originals and self-published the tabloid These are the days. He was shortlisted in 2012 for the GrandPrix Fotofestiwal in Lodz and in 2013 for the award Descubrimientos at PhotoEspana, Madrid. His book The First Day of Good Weather has been shortlisted for the First Book Award 2015 and published by Skinnerboox. Together they had solo exhibitions in France, Spain and Italy and recently won the Leica Prize at Festival Images of Vevey.They currently work on the documentary film Monsieur Kubota.The monograph Eden is published by Skinnerboox and Images - Vevey in september 2016.
Selected ExhibitionsMost Were Silent, Benaki Museum, Athens, GreeceMost Were Silent, FotoFestiwal, Lodz, PolandEden, Casino, LuxembourgEden, FotoForum, Bozen, ItalyEden, Maxxi, Roma, ItalyEden, Festival Images Vevey, SwitzerlandEden, BlueProject Foundation, Barcelona, Spain Disparition(s), Arsenal, Metz, France The First Day of Good Weather, MUO, Zagreb, Croatia Artissima, Fondazione CRC, Torino, Italy The First Day of Good Weather, Van Der Gallery, Torino, Italy Hidden Places and Identities, Manifesta 9, Genk, BelgiumItalian Emerging Photography, Mois de la Photo, Paris, France Emergentes, Encontros da Imagem, Braga, Portugal Topos, Archeological Museum, Photobiennale, Thessaloniki, GreeceBehind Walls, Fries Museum, Noorderlicht Festival, Leeuwarden, Netherlands focus_nordKapp, Galeria Na Piasku, Photomonth, Krakow, Poland
FilmsMonsieur Kubota, Les Films du Tambour de SoieAprès, La Maison du Directeur L’académie de la folie, Point du Jour Les enfants de l’Odysseé, Cargo Films Le Jardin des Merveilles, Point du Jour La main et la voix, Zoulou Compagnie
AwardsMention Premio GraziaDei, Roma, ItalyÉtoile de la Scam, FranceLeica Prize, Images - Festival des Arts Visuels de Vevey, Switzerland Shortlisted First Book Award - MACK, London, UK Level 0 - Maxxi, ArtVerona Shortlisted Descubrimientos PhotoEspana 13, Madrid, Spain Shortlisted Grand Prix Fotofestiwal, Lodz, Poland Shortlisted Emergentes dst, Encontros da Imagem, Braga, Portugal
BooksEden, SkinnerbooxThe First Day of Good Weather, Skinnerboox Contemporaneos, 30 Fotografos de Hoy, Editorial La Fabrica These are the days, Manifesta 9 (self-published) Originals, Manifesta 9 Italian Emerging Photography, Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Parigi