LES VAGUES

ELISE TOÏDE

28€

Elise Toïdé’s work deals with the passing of time with lyricism, melancholy and sensitivity. Fragmented in their intimacy, the characters constantly reclaim an original unity through space and more particularly nature. Thus, her portraits, both moving and bucolic, unanimous and personal, reveal a secret within them, like a key allowing the viewer to decipher their own emotions.

With the long-running project Les vagues, Toïdé is pursuing her romantic intuition by capturing this world filled with a feeling of inadequacy mixed with a certain strength, like the children and adolescents she likes to observe.

As an allegory to Romanticism which results itself by disenchantment, she manages to capture the absences, the games, the boredom of these young souls. It is from quite rightly this artistic movement that the current meaning of the notion of generation dates and that the very idea of ​​a generational unit is affirmed.

Elise Toïdé decides to focus her work on those kids and the space they develop in. Without fiction, with her direct visual language, she crystallizes this generation during a summer in a fragile balance between the vestiges of childhood and the promises of adulthood.

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special edition also available. Here

Foreword d'Ange Leccia

First edition

14 x 19,5 cm

Hard cover

112 pages 

60 images

May 2022

Isbn:  978-2-490740-06-2

Bio :

Les vagues is the first tome of the Trilogy initiated by Eyd and inspired by Elise Toîdé who pursues her intuition with this long-term project. By capturing this sensitive world filled with a feeling of inadequacy mixed with a certain strength of character, like the children and adolescents she likes to observe.

Exhibitions and Festivals :
2022
Coco. Marjorie Gosset, Anne Loubet, Elise Toïdé. Paris.

2019
Eyd Paris. Il fera longtemps clair ce soir. Paris. 

2016
Haute à Porter. Hasselt. 

2014
Wanderlust. Manifesto. Paris.

2012
Face Up. David Armstrong, Elise Toïdé, Romina Shama. Majestic Hôtel, Cannes. 

Press :

Photobook Reviewer
 

L'intervalle

Mint magazine

 

Fisheye

Crash

Le paradox

Obsessive collectors