Photo by Patrick Siboni
Bérénice V. (En Français)

She starts very early drawing and painting.
At seventeen she discovers Nobuyoshi Araki photography. The theme: kinbaku, better known in Europe as "bondage". She's so fascinated that she borrows her father's ropes - he's a mountain rescuer - and starts training on her younger sister.
She uses her old mother's reflex, junk spotlights, a black piece of sheet and tries to catch light and shadows on naked skin. As she really means to be an artist, she leaves the Pyrenees, and studies at Marseille Beaux Arts School. After a short stay in Toulouse, she decides to move to Paris, THE place to be, and becomes a ... photographer.