fenêtre sur courts
Stéphan Gladieu, foreword by Yannick Noah
Publication date 2007 may 18.
"Through these photographs, it’s all what’s never shown from Roland-Garros that I wanted to show. The spot’s graphics ruled me, it guided my quest. My look had to be in black and white." Stéphan Gladieu
Stéphan Gladieu, is the only photographer who ever gained access to the underneath of this legendary place. During three years spent measuring the identity of the tournament, he managed to catch its very particular atmosphere. His penetrating glance goes everywhere: from the intimacy of changing rooms 3 minutes before or after the matches up to portraits of players during their physical preparation, training, or out enjoying themselves and to the intimacy of their hotel room...
(128 pages - 90 photographies - 39€ - in French only)