"Poetry holds an important place in my images because it is the only thing that enables me to « see the world"
The black and white works of the French photographer, William Guilmain, nestle between Cartesianism and romanticism. It expresses a quest for « Being » across different societies and on paths yet to be travelled as evidenced in the series “Cosmos” and “The Edge of the World.”
The curiosity of a child of nature, a researcher in biology …….
William Guilmain spent his childhood in the middle of fields and forests building huts. As an adult, he trained as a researcher in biology working intensively on cancer. Today, he has put science aside in order to concentrate on his photographic work which is still heavily linked to nature.