About

Autoportrait Pierre Wetzel

Pierre Wetzel is a freelance Photographer since the early 2000’s and is regularly published in national and international newspapers and magazines.

He is regularly collaborating with communication, internet and publicity agencies and associated with “Longueur d’Ondes”, a popular French music magazine, widely distributed in France (100 000 copies) and in Quebec (15 000 copies) and for which he has done numerous concert reportings and special portraits many different artists.

Exhibition and reports have already been made worldwide (Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, Russia, The USA, Canada). Pierre Wetzel is currently working on different book projects with author Patrice Caumon on a book about the stage fright of artists but also with another photographer on a « Rock Peplum ».

He also just published a book called « New-York Panorama » based on panoramic black and white photos of the city of New-York. This book can be seen and baught online on the fallowing web site : http://fr.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/2376816

Recent work, publications and exhibitions :

2011

July

– Collective Exhibition in the photographic festival “Photographicofolies”, château de Bômale, Saint-Denis de Pile (33) 02nd 03rd of July 2011

February

– Collective Exhibition “Rien à voir Production” with photographer Thomas “Toums” Gosset celebrating the 15 years of rock music festival Garorock. “La Brasserie” rue Saint Rémi (Bordeaux), february the 02nd until march the 24th 2011.

January

– Collective Exhibtion “A Contre-Courant”, Social and Cultural Center Paul Bert, Bordeaux January the 28th until February the 12th.

– Photo report for French magazine “L’Express spécial Bordeaux” : 10 portraits of cultural actors of Bordeaux region. N°3105 from 05th to 11th of January 2011

– Portrait of th “4 Médocaines” Eurostar magazine prévu out on april 2011.

– Personnal project “New-York panorama” a serie of photos made in New-York (winter 2010/2011).

– Front cover of “Guitar and Bass magazine”.

2010

November

– Collective Exhibition “Rien à voir Production” with photographer Thomas “Toums” Gosset celebrating the 15 years of Garorock festival. Le Phare Toulouse 11 nov à fin décembre 2010

– Exposition collective “Rien à voir Production” with photographer Thomas “Toums” Gosset celebrating the 15 years of Garorock festival. Le Connexion Café, Toulouse 02 au 18 nov 2010

Octobre

– Parution d’un article dans Le Monde de la Photo N°30

Journée du 18 octobre :

– Prise de vue dans la plénière du Conseil Régional d’Aquitaine afin de rassembler sur une même photo ceux qui ont fait, font ou feront les musiques actuelles en Aquitaine.

– Présentation et interview sur le site du RAMA

– Exposition et diaporama au Conseil Régional d’Aquitaine

– photographe officiel, festival Rendez-Vous de Terres Neuves

Septembre

– Shooting pour Julie Meunier, comédienne.

– Shooting pour le magazine “Capital”.

Juin / Juillet / Août

– Expo Krakatoa. Couverture de divers concerts et festivals : Free Music, Reggae Sun Ska, Musicalarue plus divers reportages dans toute l’Aquitaine.

– Shooting pour l’assurance Maaf

Mai

14 et 15 mai : projection de mon reportage en Russie “Du Ouest Terne à l’Oural” (déc. 2008) dans le cadre du festival “Regards”, Villeneuve de la Rivière / Perpignan.

– Shooting pour press-kit promo + album de “Santa Cruzadors”

– Shooting pour l’inauguration de la boutique Tsim-Tsum, Bordeaux. Flyers et affiches

Avril

– Shooting pour press-kit promo + album de “Gatha”

– Couverture du magazine Longueur d’Ondes N°54 – groupe George Sound

– Reportage au festival Printemps de Bourges

– Photographe officiel avec Toums au festival Garorock – Reportage et installation studio pour le festival Garorock

– Lancement de “Rien à voir production” en collaboration avec Toums – photographe

Janvier / Fevrier / Mars

– Exhibition from the 13 of February to march the 31st at « médiathèque of Mérignac » celebrating the 20 years of concert hall the Krakatoa.

– Publication of my Russian photo report on the internet site : www.reportagesphotos.fr

– Reports made in Paris and Toulouse

– Press kit / flyers and official band press photos for Anomaly

– Shooting for Château Soleil – Puisseguin Saint Emilion

2009

October

Cover of the magazine “Longueur d’Ondes n°51.

Photos published in the english inflight magazine “ Yeah Baby Magazine” 750 000 copies distributed in the planes of the Flight company « bmibaby ».

Exhibition 15th to 30th of october University hospital Bordeaux.

September

Exhibition “On Stage” september 28th to december 10th at the concert-hall Sans Réserve, in the city of Périgueux

Reporting for the Russian magazine “Simple Wine News” about the cognac producer Hine & Frapin.

Reporting for a real estate project in Kusadasi, Turkey.

July

Exhibition with the artist Pauline Automatic during “Cultures Rock” on july 3rd

Exhibition “Gothic from yesterday to today?”, 19th of july to 6th of september at the castle of Villandraut. This exhibition united the works of threes sculptors, three painters and one photographer.

June

Cover photo of N°50 “Longueur d’Onde” Magazine.

Double page report in VSD Magazine on the DJ Laurent Garnier.

Cover of “Bordeaux7” magazine, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Rockschool Barbey.

Illustrations in the “Bordeaux Destination Guide”

Photos for press, promotion and posters for the group “The Hyènes” and their “BordelTour” the 3rd to the 22nd of october.

2nd Exhibition at the “Garden Nef Party” in the art gallery “Champ de Mars” in Angoulême from the 24th of june to the 29th of august.

April

Reporting from the music festival “Printemps de Bourges” for the magazine “Longueur d’Ondes”.

Photos de mode for stylist Mariana Martinez of the “Shake Studio”.

Exhibition at the children center “L’Arc-En-Ciel” for specialized education on the occasion of the opening of their new buildings.

Main photo for the publicity campaign of the General Council of the Gironde department: “Trouvez votre point G”.

February

Exhibition during “Semaine de l’Art” 16th to 21st with 12 other artists in the Cultural Center “Les Tourelles” in the town of Pauillac.

Personal work for “Tattoo Sessions” and the series “Je t’aime, moi non pull”.

2008

December

Exhibition at the festival “Freez Music” in the town of Montendre the 20th

Reporting from Russia (St. Petersburg / Moscow) the groupe “Hurlement de Leo”

November

Exhibition during 4 months at the “Garden Nef Party” in Angoulème november 08 to mars 09.

October

Exhibition at the festival “Les Rendez-Vous de Terres Neuves” in the town of Bègles.

August

Exhibition at the Festival “Reggae Sun Ska” in the town of Cissac.

July

Exhibition at the “Garden Nef Party” festival in Angoulème.

June

Exhibition “Traversées Urbaines” at the educational Center for innovation in the town of Florac.

Same exhibition at the Culture and Arts Forum in the town of Talence.

2007

Photos in the Swedish musical magazine “Denimzine” (Stockholm).

Reporting from the festival “Rock’n’roll Baten, Stockholm, Sweden.

Cover photo and 36 photos inside for the book “Bordeaux Rock”, 50 years of rock music in Bordeaux, author Denis Fouquet,editor Castor astral.

Regular contributions to the magazine “Longueurs d’Ondes.

Photos in the Swedish magazine “Efficient Purchasing”, Stockholm.

Exhibition “ Les Hommes à la Cuisine” at the “Rendez-Vous de Terres Neuves” festival in Bègles.

Exhibition “D’Ici et d’Ailleurs”, report from Munich, at the Color’l in Mérignac.

2006

Exhibition at the Château La France, in Beychac and at the festival “Vendanges des Arts” in the town of Cailleau, member of the jury in the photo competition.

Exhibition at the Center for Documentaition and Information in Pauillac and in their Cultural Center.

Exhibition at the French Institute in Munich (Germany).

Since 1999, no less than 100 exhibitions have been staged in various locations like the Krakatoa, Local Rastaquouère, Fnac, Air France agency in Bordeaux, Espace Cultura, BT 20 and may more…

References

Concorde Hôtels / Pages Jaunes / Best Western / France Hôtels Réservations / Comité départemental du tourisme des Landes / Comité départemental du tourisme de Charente Maritime / Logis de France / Indicateur Bertrand / Previsite / Flashvisit / Interaview Productions / Wcities  / Conseil Régional d’Aquitaine / Conseil Général de la Gironde / Centre d’Action Laïque (Belgique) / Mairie de Beychac et Cailleau / Longueur d’Ondes / mairie de Lège-Cap-Ferret / Magazine Efficient Purchasing (Stockholm, Suède) / Magazine Vieilles Maisons Françaises / Magazine Denimzine (Suède) / Magazine VSD / Château Shop / Active Design / Naïve / Audiogram (Québec) / Château Soleil / Anacoluthe / Agnce Seppa / Ville de Mérignac / Pierre et vacances / VVF / L’Affiche Moderne / Appart Vacances / Appart’city / Bouygues Telecom / Bordeaux7 / Journal Sud-Ouest / Globe Audio mastering studio / Belambra VVF / Thomas Cook / Simple Wine News Magazine (Moscou, Russie) / Cognac Frapin / Cognac Hine / Yeah Baby Inflight Magazine (Grande-Bretagne) / Keolis / Shake Studio / Mariana Martinez / Agence Moonda / La Maaf / Magazine Capital / Magazine Eurostar / Magazine L’Express / Magazine Elle / Maisons d’En France / Magazine Service Bière Heineken / Magazine Vi Läser (Sweden) / Sotheby’s Russian Department / Quality Suites Hotels / Carrefour Market / Editialis

Press photographs and Photos Illustrating Music Albums

United Fools / George Sound / Ogres de Barback / Hurlements de Léo / Kebous / Rageous Gratoons / Aspo / LaRépliK : Calc / Adji / Shaolin Temple Defenders + Martha High / Lips / Fragile / Les Voisins d’En Face / Touffes Krétiennes / La Chrysalide, Perrine Fifadji / The Hyènes / The Anomalyst, Gatha…

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