Photography curator, Emeric Glayse is Director of Carmignac Photojournalism Award (Prix Carmignac du photojournalisme) since 2015.
Since joining the Fondation Carmignac, Emeric Glayse has organized the exhibitions and published the books Blank pages of an Iranian photo album by Newsha Tavakolian (Magnum Photos, 2015), Colony by Christophe Gin (2015), Libya: A human marketplace by Narciso Contreras (2016), The Trap: Trafficking of Women in Nepal by Lizzie Sadin (2017), Arctic: New Frontier by Yuri Kozyrev & Kadir van Lohuizen (NOOR, 2018) and Amazonia by Tommaso Protti (2019) 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 (2008-2012), the young photography 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), and Ed Templeton (Make up Girls, 2012 and Paris Photo, 2014).
Glayse has published on contemporary photography and written articles on emerging photographers for magazines such as Art Review. He has run a year workshop on “curating photography” at the École nationale supérieure de la photographie (ENSP) in 2012. Nominator for masterclasses such as the Joop Swart (World Press Photo), he has intervened, as juror, reviewer and lecturer, in the major photography events as Les Rencontres d’Arles.