Pierre Vanneste is a photographer and filmmaker based between Brussels and Dakar, specializing in long-term projects. He questions the relationship that Human has with his environment as well as the social issues that arise from it. His work has been published in media such as Médiapart, Libération, DOC! photo magazine, Courrier International (web), Equal-Times or Alter Echo, Tchak! magazine. In 2018, he co-directed the first chapter of "Bargny, ici commence l'émergence", a transmedia documentary (photos, videos and text) about a Senegalese fishing commune, located 35 km from Dakar, which is facing an industrial transformation of its territory as well as the consequences of climate change, the project will be among the finalists of the Visa d'Or de l'Information Numérique 2019 (Visa pour l'image festival).

His project "DREMMWEL" - released at the end of 2020 as a book and an exhibition linked to virtual reality augmented video content ( Yellow Now Edition in partnership with BLINKL) -, was exhibited at the Antwerp Museum of Photography, as part of the collective exhibition .tiff 2019 as well as at the documentary photography festival Track &Trace Kortrijk (2021). It is also presented at the Museum of Photography in Charleroi as part of its selection for the "18th National Open Photography Prize 2021" for which it received the Vedi Prize. In 2019, he received the Jean-Luc Lagardère Foundation photography grant for an ongoing long-term project .



DREMMWEL at Musée de la photographie de Charleroi - 2021



2023    DREMMWEL   exhibition at "Vues d'Afrique" Film Festival - Montréal  (CA)

2022    DREMMWEL   OFF Dakar biennial  exhibition at Agence TRAMES - Dakar (SN)

2022    DREMMWEL   exhibition at the "C12" Horta Gallery - Brussels (BE)

2021    DREMMWEL   exhibition for the "NUIT BLANCHE de Paris" at Point Ephémère (FR)

2021    DREMMWEL   exhibition Musée de la photographie de Charleroi 18th national prize of open photography (BE)

2021    DREMMWEL    exhibition «Track&Trace» Documentary photography festival Kortrijk (BE)

2020   DREMMWEL   exhibition for the .tiff selection Fotomuseum Antwerpen FOMU (BE)

2020   DREMMWEL   exhibition at ZONE - i Image & Environement (FR)

2019    Bargny, ici commence l’émergence   exhibition at Festival des Libertés (BE)

2019    DREMMWEL   (Vivre! photographie de la résilience) Fondation Dapper (Dakar - Sénégal)


Prices & Selections

2021   Photography acquisition by the collection of the Museum of photography of Charleroi (BE) - project DREMMWEL

2021   Laureate of the 18th national prize of open photography - Vedi Prize - Museum of photography of Charleroi (BE)

2021   Price of the city of Kortrijk «Track&Trace» for DREMMWEL - Documentary photography festival Kortrijk (BE)

2019   Jean-Luc Lagardère Foundation’s 2019 photography grant - Documentary photo investigation project «P04» (FR)

2019   Selection .tiff  2019  Fotomuseum Antwerpen FOMU (BE) 

2019   «Bargny, ici commence l’émergence»  webdocumentary finalist «Visa d’or de l’information numérique» at «Visa pour l’image» (FR)


DREMMWEL exhibition and performance at C12 "Horta gallery"- Brussels - 2022


Films Festivals

2023   DREMMWEL - "Vues d'Afrique"  Film Festival (CA)

2023   DREMMWEL - "Pêcheurs du Monde"  Film Festival (FR)

2022   DREMMWEL - "Alimenterre" Film Festival (BE)


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