À la recherche de l'instrument roi Volume I

France, 2008. Romain Thiery discover his first forgotten piano in an abandoned castle. Romain hold the idea.  He sets out on a quest to find these silent giants  across Europe. His dedication paid off. He has discovered more than a hundred pianos, in as many places of stunning beauty. His numerous travels across Europe researching forgotten pianos have also allowed him to visit hundreds of abandoned places and develop other works on subjects from his central theme.

In this first volume (TOME I), he documents his experience. Without any artifice, only the pleasure of sharing with his readers a rare, precious moment, this moment he lived.

 

À la recherche de l’instrument roi presents a collection of 80 images created by Romain Thiery during trips made in France and Italy between 2008 and 2020. The appearance to the book reminds us of travel diaries : photographs, personal notes, anecdotes and historical research. This book is written in French and English.

This series of photos has been exhibited since 2016 in many countries such as France, Italy, Norway, Germany, Slovenia, England, Russia, Canada, the United States, Israel and India.
Self publishing | French & English | 20 x 25 cm | 120 pages | 39,00 €

 

 

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Title : À la recherche de l’instrument roi

Author : Romain Thiery

Printing : Escourbiac – France

Texts : Romain Thiery – Emmanuel Cirrode

Photographs : Romain Thiery

Isbn : 978-2-9575420-0-0

Number of pages : 120 pages

Prints : 500 copies

Book processing : 20 x 25 cm French style, 4 page cover and flaps. Embossing of a bowl 13 x 11 cm in + hot stamping copper 334 in cover plate 1, soft cardboard binding, square spine sewn and glued 

Printing :
– Cover :
 copper hot stamping – soft book cover
– Inside : Quadri recto/verso

Types of papers used :
– Cover : 
Tintoretto Ceylon Zenzero beige 350 g/m2
– Inside : Symbol Tatami white, 170g/m

Requiem pour pianos

French photographer and amateur pianist Romain Thiery believes the piano is deeply rooted in the depths of our culture and sought to explore the instrument from an original angle. He made his life’s mission to combine his two biggest passions and set out to find abandoned mansions around Europe where old pianos had been left behind.

His modus operanti would be to scout buildings with abandoned broken pianos inside, ravaged by the passing of time. The series that emerged form Thiery’s work is called “Requiem pour pianos” and has raised its nororiety internationally.

To achieved his series, Romain Thiery has explored severals countries including France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Romania.

Requiem pour pianos presents a collection of 59 images created by Romain Thiery during trips made between 2008 and 2017.  

Self publishing | French & English | 21 x 27,5 cm | 96 pages | 49,00 €

 

 

Title : Requiem pour pianos

Author : Romain Thiery

Printing : Escourbiac – France

Texts : Romain Thiery – Nicholas Blonde – Jean Luc Pouts

Photographs : Romain Thiery

Isbn : 979-1069-928893

Number of pages : 96 pages

Prints : 500 copies

Book processing : 21 x 29,7 cm French style, 4 page cover and flaps. Gold hot stamping copper in cover plate 1, soft cardboard binding, square spine sewn and glued 

Printing :
– Cover :
 gold hot stamping
– Inside : Quadri recto/verso

Types of papers used :
– Cover : 
Tintoretto Ceylon Ginepro bleu 350 g/m2
– Inside : Symbol Tatami white, 170g/m2 + Conqueror Wowe crème 160 g/m2

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