The Camera Does Not Do it All
Chinoiserie, Philippe Terrier-Hermann
Philippe Terrier Hermann is born in 1970 in France. After studying photography at La Cambre in Brussels and at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, he created his first work, “intercontinental 1996-2000”, at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam.
He then traveled to Rome (Villa Medici) and Tokyo (Villa Medici Beyond These Walls) in order to produce his first movies. In 2008, he finished his first feature movie La Dérive [The Drift] which was screened at many festivals.
Since 2000, he has shown at the National Center of Photography in Paris, at the Museum voor Fotografie in Anvers, at the Biennial of Sharjah in the UAE, at Arson villa and at the Busan Biennial in South Korea.
His videos were projected on the occasion of soirées Point Ligne Plan à La Fémis in Paris, at De Appel in Amsterdam, at Jeu de Paume, at the Cinémathèque française in Paris and at the Centro Reina Sofia in Madrid. Certain also became part of the collection of the Paris National Museum of Modern Art.
Made in Mazamet. Made in Town founder, consultant and teacher, he is graduated from the Institut Français de la Mode and used to be a boarder in the fashion design division at the Villa Medici in Rome. He develops a reflexion, mainly in the fashion field, about the manufacturing culture. His approach, oriented towards the promotion of know-how, expresses through writing, video and fashion design. As a consultant, he especially collaborates with Première Vision for the organization of Maison d’Exceptions: a dedicated area about fabric know-how within the show and for the online magazine Maison d’Exceptions whose he is editor.
From the rigor of a background in accountancy to the hardness of the slate, the frontier is very thin for Benoît Delmé, who ha. s converted his passion for this uncommon rock into a sustainable craft deeply rooted in the territory of the Montagne Noire, in Dourgnes.
As the holidays approach, Made in Town presents an ephemeral selection of furniture, objects, accessories and clothing. For this winter inventory, Made in Town gathers the work of twenty ateliers of different disciplines proposing a variety of products, each born from local fabrication.
This web series in 6 episodes of about 7 minutes each reveals the behind-the-scenes of manufacturing, from one end of the production chain to the other. Each episode is a chance to discover a variety of professions and immerse yourself in the environment of French production sites: from sheep farmers to clothing companies, from weaving and finishing to design.