Dan Aucante autoportrait
Dan Aucante's selfportrait
  • Born in Montluçon (Allier) in 1960, he Travelled the world before settling in Paris in 1989.
  • In 1996 he developed and perfected his knowledge at the Spéos Photographic Institute.
  • He became an independent photographer in 1997 working in different cultural domains: contemporary danse, hip-hop & music.
  • At the same time he followed his personal projects in Black and White in the depressed areas of the 18th Arrondissment in Paris.
  • From 1999 to 2003 he participated in the creation & activity of the Chambrenoire. During 2004 he undertook to do the portraits of aged, dying people in medical facilities.
  • Since 2004 he has captured the traces of man along the coast of the Antlantic, the Channel And North Sea. Another series is being done on enfancy.
  • He taught the black & white laboratory technique using divers themes, of which the portrait, space & light in the Spéos Photographic Institute during 1998-2005.
  • He also joined the teaching league for young adults in difficulty for photo workshops.
  • He works with the Jean Vilar Theatre in Suresnes, the Theatre de la Ville de Paris & the Theatre de l’Ouest Parisien. His work includes choreographers, Directors and Musiciens.
  • He actively participated in different institutions and companies.