Documenting Paris, Retramp Gallery, Berlin, 2019 - Marc Vallée, BadYear85, Thomas Von Wittich & Émilie Désir.


A group exhibition and multiple publication launch held at the Retramp Gallery, Berlin in 2019. Large DIY paper prints from the Down and Up in Paris series were presented alongside Paris based work from BadYear85, Thomas Von Wittich and Émilie Désir. 

Down and Up in Paris #1 by Marc Vallée.


BadYear85 is a Paris-based photographer and co-founder of the independent publishing house « Editions Nuit Noire ».

B.Y.85 showcased a handmade zine « Ici c’est Paris ! » which brought together a collection of black & white photographs of the French capital. Through the publication we see his daily life on the streets of the city which testifies to a unique singular atmosphere that is Paris. B.Y.85 also presented a selection of images in the group exhibition.

Thomas Von Wittich is a German reportage photographer currently based in Paris whose work is focused on documenting the urban art scene of the city.  He is best know for his Berlin Kidz series Adrenaline that documented the ‘infamous, fearless, even crazy’ Berlin graffiti crew.

Thomas showcased his new zine of unpublished pictures of the Paris graffiti and train surfing scene. Thomas also presented a selection of the images in the group exhibition.


Émilie Désir is a Paris-based photographer who is currently focused on documenting the ‘Gilets Jaunes’ protests in Paris. Her recent publications include Genesis Lacrima published by « Editions Nuit Noire » and the self-published Marbre, 322.1.

Émilie showcased her new publication « Phénix » on the ‘Gilets Jaunes’ protests. Émilie also presented a selection of the images in the group exhibition.




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