Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze was born in Paris in 1987 and graduated with a Masters in Creative Media at the East Paris University. In 2009 he moved to Hong Kong in 2009 where the city inspired him to photograph the different aspects of his new home city.Read More
Stunned by the architectural race to the sky and the three dimensional character of Hong Kong where lifts connect so many people and business they earn a street names, he published his first book with Asia One: Vertical Horizon (p.2012). The work was a hit a on social media and soon after his photographs spread like wildfire over the internet receiving attention from heavyweight local and international press.
Motivated by the international bravo he continued to make new projects exploring Hong Kong's unique landscape. Wild Concrete (p. 2014) depicts nature's resilience in an urban environment. The Blue Moment (p. 2016) is a body of work exploring duality of Hong Kong's nature and urbanity during this magic hour at dusk. While Concrete Stories (p. 2018) collects a variety of human activities found on Hong Kong's rooftops.
Romain's work has received attention from both local and international press such as National Geographic, Lonely Planet, El Pais, Le Figaro, Huffington Post, The Guardian, Stern, South China Morning Post, Apple Daily, Herald Tribune, and many more. Four of his photo projects have been published into books.
Text courtesy Blue Lotus Gallery.
Blue Lotus Gallery is proud to present a new and fascinating group exhibition showcasing the incredible work of award-winning French and Hong Kong Artists, curated by Blue Lotus Gallery and selected f
City Poetry 城市詩意 is Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze's most personal project to date, a photographic exercise that shows the artist further deepening his roots in Hong Kong and Cantonese culture. Jacquet-Lagr
Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze's Artist Talk at Blue Lotus Gallery on Saturday the 8 June 2019.