Born in 1981 in Paris, Louis-Cyprien Rials discovered photography in Japan, where he was based for several years. He then moved to Paris, Brussels and Berlin, while also undertaking long stays in conflict zones and areas forbidden to the public. After the beginning of the 2000s, he has used photography and video in the attempt to grasp and narrate the violence underlying these territories.
Louis-Cyprien Rials has presented his work in several group exhibitions as well as solo shows, in particular in Hestia (Belgrade, 2018), the Dohyang Lee Gallery (Paris, 2016) and IDK Contemporary (Brussels, 2014).
In spring 2019, he has put on two exhibitions : “Par la fenêtre brisée” (Through the Broken Window) at Eric Mouchet gallery (Paris) and “Au pied du gouffre” (At the Foot of the Abyss) at Dohyang Lee gallery (Paris). With “Au bord de la route de Wakaliga” (On the Wakaliga Roadside) at the Palais de Tokyo, these exhibitions as presented simultaneously in Paris will form a trilogy.