Touching Pictures of Animals in Vintage Zoos at Photofairs San Francisco (12 pics)




As part of the Photofairs in San Francisco, which will take place from January 27 to the 29th, the French photographer Eric Pillot will display some of his works including the In Situ project. This one gathers shots of animals in portrait format, taken in zoos with fake decors representing their mother countries in the background. Intimate pictures of some endangered species that appear full of melancholy, with a staging similar to paintings. In other words, his work is a way to convey the human fascination for animals and to point out their conditions of living, with an overview available below.

Eric Pillot, Kangaroo and canyon, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Kangaroo and canyon, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Tiger and forest, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Tiger and forest, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Crocodile with landscape, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Crocodile with landscape, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Lion and Cave, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Lion and Cave, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Meerkat and scenery, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Meerkat and scenery, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Owl and dusky light, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Owl and dusky light, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Reptile and cactus, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Reptile and cactus, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Tern and blue background, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Tern and blue background, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Bonobo and forest, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Bonobo and forest, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Wompoo fruit dove and palm trees, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Wompoo fruit dove and palm trees, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Lemur and river, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Lemur and river, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Black crowned crane and rocks, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil

Eric Pillot, Black crowned crane and rocks, 2015, Courtesy of Galerie Dumonteil




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