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Born 1963

Thierry Cohen has been a professional photographer since 1985 and from the end of the 80s on,a pioneer in the use of digital techniques. He lives and works in Paris.

Since 2006, he has devoted most of his time to his personal work.

In 2008 with his "Binary Kids" series, he questions the future of the next generations facing networks and digital technologies, both, the origin and consequences of growth.

Since 2010, from megacities to deserts, he has mainly worked to achieve: "Darkened Cities" giving back stars to cities for the viewer and raising public awareness to the problem of light pollution.

His works are held in private and public collections.

COMMERCIAL COMMISSIONS (recent)
Thermes de Vals, Universal Music, Le Monde 2, AOL Time Warner, Warner Classics, Teldec,
Erato Disques, EMI, Textuel, Lagardère Active...

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014 "Darkened Cities" Ekaterina Cultural Foundation within the framework of the Photobiennale, Moscow
2013 "Darkened Cities" Museo di Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genova, Italy
2013 "Darkened Cities" & "Binary Kids" Fotografia Europea Festival, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2013 "Darkened Cities" Danziger Gallery, New York
2012 "Villes éteintes" (Darkened Cities), Official Selection Mois de la Photo à Paris, Esther Woerdehoff Gallery
2009 "Bugs", Promenades Photographiques de Vendôme, Parc du Château, France
2008 "Binary Kids", Official Selection Mois de la Photo à Paris, Espace Univer

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)
2014 "Darkened Cities" SP-Arte, São Paulo, Brazil. Esther Woerdehoff Gallery
2013-2014 "Darkened Cities" Vitra Design Museum, Lightopia, Weil am Rhein, Germany
2013 "Villes éteintes" (Darkened Cities) & "Mother Road" film, Paris Photo, Esther Woerdehoff Gallery
2013 "Darkened Cities" Paris Photo LA, Danziger Gallery
2012 "Villes éteintes" (Darkened Cities), Paris Photo, Esther Woerdehoff Gallery
1993 "Photos Folies", Galerie Contre Jour, Paris.
1992 "Tous parents, tous différents", Musée de l'Homme, Paris.
École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts, Paris within the Festival Création et Infographie.
"Photos Folies", Paris.
International Salon für Objekt Design & Fotografie, Frankfurt/M, Germany.
"Images numériques", Pictorial Lab, Paris.
"The Color of Fashion", The Courtyard Gallery, New York.
"L'Épreuve Numérique", Centre National de la Photographie, Palais de Tokyo, Paris.
1989 Parigraph' 89.
1988 Mac 2000, Grand Palais.

PUBLICATIONS, RADIOS & TV

BOOK
2012 "Villes éteintes", Marval Publisher, Paris. Texts by Maylis de Kerangal & Jean-Pierre Luminet

RADIO & TV
2013
RAI TV, Italy
2012
France Culture, "Atelier intérieur" by Aurélie Charon
France Info, "Du côté des étoiles - Des étoiles plein les livres... " by Marie-Odile Monchicourt & Serge Brunier
France 24, Culture by Virginie Herz

PRINT & WEB (selection)
2013
Stern Magazine, Portfolio "Wo sind all die Sterne hin?" by Horst GŁntheroth
The New York Times Magazine, "Starry, Starry, Starry Night" by Julie Bosman
Veja, "Cidades Escurecidast", Brazil
2012
M, Le Monde Magazine, Portfolio "Cités stellaires" by Cathy Rémy
Images magazine, Portfolio "Villes éteintes"
Air France Magazine "Arret sur Image" (Stopping Time) by Natacha Wolinski
Chasseurs d'images, "La nuit cosmique des mégapoles" by Hervé Le Goff
Foto Magazine, Portfolio Zgaszone miasta (Villes éteintes) by Ewa Izabela Nowak, Poland
The Financial Times Magazine "New life for the light fantastic" by Francis Hodgson, UK
Beaux Arts magazine
Arts Actuel
Marianne
Catalogue du Mois de la Photo à Paris, Introductory Text by Leonor Nuridsany,
éditions Actes Sud et Maison Européenne De La Photographie.
Lejournaldelaphotographie.com, Photographie.com, Actuphoto.com, Palookwordpress.com

2011 Du Magazine, Switzerland ("Starlights In The Cities")
2010 Wazz'Art, TV 2'30, Caroll Betty, Antartica Production.
2009
Sciences et Avenir, Portfolio "Bugs".
Le Figaro Magazine.
Photo.
2008
Lacritique.org, Christian Gattinoni.
Votreargent.fr, Lexpress.fr.
Muze, Bayard Presse.
A nous Paris, Daphné Tesson.
Images magazine, Portfolio "Binary Kids", Hadrien Le Gray.
Catalogue du Mois de la Photo à Paris, Introductory Text by Laura Serani. Éditions Actes Sud et Maison Européenne De La Photographie.
2004 TGV magazine, Portfolio series "Bugs", Christophe Quillien : "Bêtes de Scènes".
1998 Dictionnaire de la photo Numérique, Hervé Bernard, Éditions VM.
1996 Réponses Photo, Sylvie Hugues et Franck Mindon.
1995 Photo.
1994 Shing, Japan.
1993
Le Photographe, Hervé Bernard : "Un photographe binaire".
Photoreporter.
1992
Mac Création.
Photoreporter.
Novum, Germany.
Le Monde, Michel Colonna d'Istria : "Images nées sans lumières".
"The Color of Fashion", Benney Black, Bulzone, Editors. Stewart, Tabori & Chang - Eastman Kodak, Publishing.
1991 Photomagazine, Portfolio "Jeu de cartes", Mathias Schmitt.