Biography

Alban Lécuyer is a French photographer and a member of Pi.nk collective (Paris) and Visuelles agency (Nantes).

He is a graduate of the Lille Journalism School (ESJ). His first feature, Downtown Corrida, was awarded the SFR Jeunes Talents Circulation(s) prize (Paris, 2011). Since 2012, with his work Here Soon, he’s looking at the various ways a city disappears: symbolic disappearances, urban redevelopment, urbicide attempts during times of war or negation of the collective memory of a place.
He was the winner of the Talent MAP-EDF Bazacle prize (Toulouse, 2014) and joint winner of the Maison Blanche prize (Marseille, 2016). He published a monograph, Coming Shortly: Sarajevo (Intervalles Éditions, Paris), and won the Coup de cœur – Réponses Photo prize at the Montpellier Rencontres photographiques for his series The Grand Opening of Phnom Penh.

He has exhibited his work at Les Boutographies (Montpellier, 2017), the Institut Français in Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2016), the Marcantonio Vilaça de Brasilia Cultural Space (Brazil, 2016), PhotoPhnomPenh festival (Cambodia, 2015), Singapore International Photography festival (Singapore, 2014), the Salon de Montrouge (2013), the BAL (“11 Young Talents at the BAL”, Paris, 2011).