Eric Ouaknine

Eric Ouaknine

Emerging artist Emerging artist

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Bois-Colombes (92), France
72 works

Eric Ouaknine is an international fashion photographer based in Paris and originally from the south of France. He showed a particular interest for pictorial art and in particular drawing from a very young age by developing a universe inspired by apocalyptic, fantastic and avant-garde fictions of the 1980s such as Mad-Max, Terminator, Blade Runner etc. Coming from a passionate family of art collectors, his father painted for fun and took him to the museums of Florence and Paris. He was amazed by the great works of the Renaissance, Baroque and Gothic architecture, it is something that marked him forever. 

After studying nursing, he became passionate about landscape, still life and portrait photography. He made a radical change of direction and created a modeling school in 2001, where he carried out numerous photo tests and made his first steps into the fashion world.

Completely self-taught, he carried out his first advertising campaign for a prestigious brand in 2003. In 2004 he moved to Paris with the ambition of becoming an international fashion photographer and specializing in Haute Couture and luxury accessories. From then on, he has worked with famous brands, done editorials for the press, made trips to Milan and New York and collaborates in parallel with promising young fashion designers.

He organised his first photographic exhibition in 2008. Entitled "DESTINY", it is a series of artistic portraits featuring original jewellry. This event was a major success with the general public. Then in 2009 he worked on a series of futuristic portraits entitled "GIRLZ OF Z FUTURE" that he exhibited in the restaurant of the Louvre. In 2011, he was sponsored by Maître Pierre Cornette de Saint Cyr to  exhibit "L’ÉTERNEL FÉMININ" in the abutment of the Alexandre III bridge. "VIRGIN SUICIDE" which was launched in 2017 is the artist’s fourth exhibition. This series of powerful portraits was created in partnership with the talented make-up artist Christelle Minbourg.

Self-taught

*2008: "DESTINY" photographic exhibition at WORLD PLACE, Paris 8ème

*2010: "GirlZ of Z Future" photographic exhibition at LE SAUT DU LOUP, Le Louvre, Paris 1st

*2011: "L’ÉTERNEL FÉMININ" photographic exhibition in LA CULÉE DU PONT, under the Alexandre III bridge, Paris 8ème, sponsored by Maître Pierre Cornette de Saint Cyr and produced by Stéphanie Dendura

*2017: "VIRGIN SUICIDE" in progress....

Eric Ouaknine's artwork

A young man in a classic car
A young man in a classic car
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Digital photography (71 x 50 cm)
Jigouli
Jigouli
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Digital photography (75 x 45 cm)
Chevaux au vent - 06
Chevaux au vent - 06
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Chevaux au vent - 05
Chevaux au vent - 05
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Chevaux au vent - 04
Chevaux au vent - 04
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Chevaux au vent - 03
Chevaux au vent - 03
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Digital photography (75 x 50 cm)
Chevaux au vent - 02
Chevaux au vent - 02
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Digital photography (75 x 50 cm)
Chevaux au vent - 01
Chevaux au vent - 01
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Digital photography (50 x 75 cm)
Coquelicot
Coquelicot
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Digital photography (72 x 50 cm)
Lune de miel
Lune de miel
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Digital photography (72 x 50 cm)
A story of caftan
A story of caftan
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Digital photography (75 x 50 cm)
Spiritual healing
Spiritual healing
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Digital photography (57 x 70 cm)
The clairvoyant
The clairvoyant
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Digital photography (72 x 50 cm)
Mademoiselle aime
Mademoiselle aime
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Digital photography (73 x 50 cm)
Farmers 03
Farmers 03
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Farmers 02
Farmers 02
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Farmers 01
Farmers 01
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Candy rose 04
Candy rose 04
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Digital photography (69 x 50 cm)
Candy rose 03
Candy rose 03
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Candy rose 02
Candy rose 02
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Candy rose 01
Candy rose 01
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The arrival
The arrival
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Maya
Maya
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Zombie queen
Zombie queen
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Moon sisters
Moon sisters
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Angeline
Angeline
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Jiocunda
Jiocunda
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Afrocalypso
Afrocalypso
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Mistress oh chaos
Mistress oh chaos
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Turned into the wild
Turned into the wild
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Digital photography (80 x 53 cm)
Predators
Predators
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Dancing like horses
Dancing like horses
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The human nature
The human nature
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Human hunger
Human hunger
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From hell
From hell
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Eve holding the earth
Eve holding the earth
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The first temptation
The first temptation
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Intima
Intima
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Secrets
Secrets
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Digital photography (47 x 80 cm)
The way to the darkness
The way to the darkness
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Digital photography (49 x 80 cm)
Life is burning
Life is burning
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Digital photography (80 x 56 cm)
Born to be light
Born to be light
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The bulb
The bulb
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Digital photography (72 x 50 cm)
Kazbegi
Kazbegi
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Digital photography (77 x 50 cm)
Mud volcano of az - 03
Mud volcano of az - 03
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Mud volcano of az - 02
Mud volcano of az - 02
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Digital photography (77 x 50 cm)
Mud volcano of az - 01
Mud volcano of az - 01
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Digital photography (77 x 50 cm)
Virgin suicide n°25
Virgin suicide n°25
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Digital photography (72 x 50 cm)
Virgin suicide n°24
Virgin suicide n°24
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Digital photography (71 x 50 cm)
Virgin suicide n°23
Virgin suicide n°23
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Virgin suicide n°22
Virgin suicide n°22
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Digital photography (67 x 50 cm)
Virgin suicide n°21
Virgin suicide n°21
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Digital photography (71 x 50 cm)
Virgin suicide n°20
Virgin suicide n°20
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Virgin suicide n°19
Virgin suicide n°19
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Digital photography (70 x 50 cm)
Virgin suicide n°18
Virgin suicide n°18
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Digital photography (72 x 50 cm)
Virgin suicide n°17
Virgin suicide n°17
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Digital photography (50 x 69 cm)
Virgin suicide n°16
Virgin suicide n°16
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Digital photography (75 x 50 cm)
Virgin suicide n°15
Virgin suicide n°15
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Digital photography (72 x 50 cm)
Virgin suicide n°14
Virgin suicide n°14
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Virgin suicide n°13
Virgin suicide n°13
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Digital photography (73 x 50 cm)

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