Emeric Glayse

Director of Carmignac Photojournalism Award

Photography curator

Emeric Glayse was appointed Director of Carmignac Photojournalism Award (Prix Carmignac du photojournalisme) in 2015. Since joining the Fondation Carmignac, he has organized the exhibitions and published the books Blank pages of an Iranian photo album by Newsha Tavakolian (2015), Colony by Christophe Gin (2015) and Libya: A human marketplace by Narciso Contreras (2016) and he curated the Photojournalism Award retrospective 2009-2015 at Saatchi Gallery (2016) - the most visited photojournalism exhibition in 2016 (Source: The Art Newspaper).

Founder and formerly artistic director of nofound (2008/2011-2012), the blog that has become the contemporary photo fair in Paris, co-director of the contemporary art space Mycroft (2009-2010) and co-creator of düo (2013-2014), a gallery-bookshop-café hybrid, Glayse organized, curated and produced a number of projects and exhibitions devoted to contemporary photographers and artists using photography, including Elinor Carucci and Ren Hang (New Documents, 2011), JH Engström and Alec Soth (Bedroom, 2010), Richard Kern (Kern and Sons, 2009), Viviane Sassen (nofound, 2008), and Ed Templeton (Make up Girls, 2012 et Paris Photo, 2014).