Greetings From Mars: A Photo Story of Loneliness


All images by Julien Mauve. Used with permission.

Update: Julien won a Sony World Photo 2016 award for this project!

Julien Mauve is an author and photographer based in Paris–and his niche is all about creating staged, cinematographic and narrative photography series dealing with human interactions and conditions. No more is that present than in his project “Greeting from Mars.” In this project, Julien demonstrates loneliness and tries to explain his take on our society’s fixation of constantly defining ourselves through the images.

“Loneliness, nostalgia and new technologies are recurring themes in my different projects.” he tells us about his work. Julien has received lots of awards such as being shortlisted for the OSKAR BARNACK AWARD and exhibited in the Somerset House during the Sony World Photography Awards 2015 in London. He’s also been a Sony Global Imaging Ambassador since 2013.

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