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Affaires privées / Personal AffairsGrande Halle, parc des Ateliers Arles 2015, les Rencontres de la photographie
4 August 2015

Thierry Bouët – Personal Affairs

Grande Halle, parc des Ateliers



‘Hello sir, I’m calling about your ad on Le bon coin concerning the horse‐riding boots. Are they still available?’

‘yes, they are.’

‘Great. where are they from?’

‘An Italian shoemaker.’

‘Are they new or used?’

‘I’ve hardly ever worn them. I got the wrong size. Are you a size 41?’

‘Well, I’m calling you for a rather special reason. I’m a photographer preparing a show about unusual items people sell on Le bon coin. would it be possible to meet you and photograph your boots?’




Exhibition curator: Sam Stourdzé.

Publication: Affaires Privées, éditions Xavier Barral, 2015.

Exhibition venue: Grande Halle, Parc des Ateliers.