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1962 Born in Château-Thierry, Aisne, France
1980 Travels throughout North Africa and South-East Asia
1983 Art and Sculpture studies at the Beaux-Arts workshops in Paris during seven years
1992 Studies Photography at the Beaux-Arts workshops in Fontenay-sous-Bois
1993 Employed at the Rapho Agency in the archives department
  First publications of photographs in Paris and New York on the following subjects: Demos for Women's Rights, of the Unemployed, of the Retired, of Students... And the "Erika" Black Tide catastrophe
 

Since 1998 the central theme of Elise Hardy's work is "Everyday life in the City". Realist urban landscapes of images which are symbolic, unusual or poetic, invitations to discover the other side of life.

2005 Tourist Office in Château-Thierry
2004 Tourist Office in Crécy la Chapelle
2003 Conviv'art Gallery in Vert Saint Denis
2002 City of Science and Industry, Paris exhibition "le cerveau intime"
2000 American Airlines' VIP Lounge, Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris
1998 Town Hall in Fontenay-sous-Bois
1997 Robert Doisneau Institution, Gentilly
1996 Broussais Hospital, Paris
1995 Festival-off at the Arles International Festival
1993 Blood Donation Center, Paris
1992 Macropolis Advertising Agency, Paris

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