Guillaume Corpart Muller

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Guillaume Corpart Muller
Born France
Occupation Photographer

Guillaume Corpart Muller (born in France) is a photographer who works in the fields of documentary and fine art photography. Corpart Muller distinguishes himself for his unique photographic style Pitch White.

Career[edit]

Corpart Muller’s body of work is composed of the following central pieces:

  • Nada nos harán las penas (2007) treats the subject of the disappearing Mexican cantinas[1][2]
  • Ghosts of Gunkanjima (2008) portrays one of the last remaining photo documentaries of the abandoned island of Gunkanjima (aka Hashima) in collaboration with photographer Jan Smith[3]
  • Pop. Density: 5k/km2 (2009) "creatively illustrates the life cycle of large cities"[4] with photographers Jan Smith and Ragnar Chacin[5][6]
  • Chaosopolis (2009,2010) develops portraits of global cities such as New York, Tokyo, Chicago and Mexico City
  • Zihuatlali (2010) explores the sensuality of desertscapes
  • Urban Tales (2011) delves into the isolation of living in large cities

Corpart Muller is most often recognized for his unique technique Pitch White, developed in 2007 as a means to bring evening and nighttime citiscapes to life.

Corpart Muller is a founding member of StilL Photography with colleagues Jan Smith and Ragnar Chacin.

Corpart Muller has published a series of books (see section below). While these are expressively different in style, they demonstrate artist's versatile style in adapting to the local environment.

Exhibits, Publications, Recognitions[edit]

Corpart Muller's work has been exhibited at venues such as the Fotoseptiembre bienal (Mexico City), World in Focus (New York), National Auditorium of Mexico (Mexico City), the Japanese Cultural Center (Mexico City),[7] Plaza Juárez (Mexico City SRE),[8][9][10] Salón de la Plástica Mexicana (Mexico City), Nina Menocal (Mexico City)[11][12][13] and the Alliance Francaise network (Mexico City Polanco, Monterrey, Querétaro, Toluca, Puebla).[14][15][16][17][18][19]

Corpart Muller's work has been published and prized in National Geographic Traveler magazine,[20] The International Photography Awards (New York),[21] B&W Magazine,[22] Regards magazine,[23] Cuartoscuro magazine (Mexico City) and the Club Fotográfico de México (Mexico City).

Books[edit]

  • Gunkanjima (2009)[24]
  • Pop. Density: 5k/km2 (2009)[25]
  • Cantinas: nada nos haran las penas (2010) [26]
  • CHAOSOPOLIS (2010) [26]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reforma, Sept 27, 2007, Mexico
  2. ^ http://www.fotoseptiembreusa.com/pdf/guia_2007.pdf
  3. ^ The News, October 30, 2009, Mexico
  4. ^ Reforma, 6 Sept, 2009, Mexico
  5. ^ Canal 22 interview, Sept 17, 2009, Mexico
  6. ^ El Universal, Sept 11, 2009, Mexico
  7. ^ "Au Revoir Gunkanjima". Trendsetera. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  8. ^ "Chaosopolis". Cultura.df.gob.mx. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  9. ^ http://km-cero.tv/Cultura/14/14-2.html
  10. ^ "Agenda cultural in-dis-pen-sa-ble para las semanas que vienen en eldefe". ElDeFe.com. 2009-09-17. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  11. ^ "Entretenimiento | Todo de Cine, Música y Famosos - Yahoo! Mujer". Ar.mujer.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  12. ^ "Inauguraciones en Septiembre | guía DF". Guia-df.com. 2009-08-28. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  13. ^ "nina menocal". nina menocal. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  14. ^ "Calendario de Actividades 2007". Canadainternational.gc.ca. 2008-06-17. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  15. ^ http://www.sanandrescholula.gob.mx/noticias/expo.pdf
  16. ^ "2009 Agosto « Monterrey Cultural". Mtycultural.wordpress.com. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  17. ^ "2009 Agosto | Alianza Francesa de Monterrey". Alianzafrancesamty.com. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  18. ^ "Alianza Francesa de Toluca - EXPOSICIÓN - FANTASMAS DE GUNKANJIMA". Toluca.af.org.mx. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  19. ^ "Federación de Alianzas Francesas de México - Cultura - Exposiciones - Guillaume Corpart Muller". Alianzafrancesa.org.mx. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  20. ^ National Geographic Traveler Magazine, Sept 2008, p. 153
  21. ^ International Photography Awards 2008, Sections: Aerial, Architecture, Special category
  22. ^ B&W Magazine, Issue 68, Aug 2009, p. 100
  23. ^ Regards, Mar 2010, cover page
  24. ^ "gunkanjima | By jan smith & guillaume corpart muller | Category: Arts & Photography". Blurb. 2009-08-15. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  25. ^ "POP. DENSITY | 5,000 people / km2 | By Guillaume Corpart Muller, Ragnar Chacin, Jan Smith | Category: Fine Art Photography". Blurb. 2009-09-06. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  26. ^ a b http://www.gcmfoto.com/#/catalogues/