BERNARD FAUCON (photographer)
Born in Apt, Provence, France, 1950.
Educated at The Lycee d'Apt in Provence, 1962-1969.
Studied at The Sorbonne, Paris, 1969-1973
(Master's degree of Philosophy 1973).
Painting from 1966 to 1976.
Photographic Settings from 1977 to 1995.
About 300 individual exhibitions since 1977, in Western Europe, The United States and Japan, frequent shows at Leo Castelli, New York, Agathe Gaillard and Yvon Lambert, Paris.
Decides in 1995 to suspend his own photographic work.
Organizes from 1997 to 2000, in twenty countries in the world, the event "The Happiest Day of My Youth" involving one hundred young people in each country.
Publishes in 1999 his first book of texts only: La peur du voyage.
Main recipient: Grand Prix National, France, 1989.