About: Arnaud Thurel

aka th

I like photography for its capacity to transport ideas. I like this way to create the reality we want by choosing the frame of a photo : who could say that a photo does not represent reality ? Nobody, however everybody should... Because who is able to claim that the exact opposite tableau was not existing just a little bit on the left or on the right off the photograph at the same moment.





Exhibitions by Arnaud Thurel (5 current & 3 archive)

Potosi’s mine – 2003

In: Exhibitions · Reportage

Potosi is a city of 155000 inhabitants, located at 4000m high, in Bolivia. This 400 years old city was created on silver. Here, people still work 12 hours a day in the mine. Along this long history, 8 millions people died here.


Archive : On the Silk Road – 2005

In: Archives · Exhibitions · Reportage

This expo is related to a trip that was done in China on the Silk Road. Photos are mostly related to Ouighour people even Han are very present in the region, with a focus on silk work in Hotan. So don’t forget that I wanted to show a traditionnal face of this part of China… […]

Archived exhibition

About Bop

BOP name originated in French, it could be translated as: “wave and particle craft”.
BOP is an association whose goal is to promote film photography. It offers each member virtual space for their online portfolio and also aims at organizing collective paper exhibitions and publishing booklets. All BOP members are passionate photographers who aim at achieving high standards for each picture together with artistic coherency in their exhibitions.

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