Born in 1954 in Boissy-l'Aillerie (Val-d'Oise), Patrick Tosani studies architecture in paris between 1973 and 1979, then photography. For the past 20 years, Patrick Tosani has developped an unusual practice of photography. He defens the use of "the most objective meens of photography: precision, frontality of clichés, sharpness, colour, expansion" in order to interrogate the strength of the image. Patrick Tosani is now considered as the pioneer of plastic photography in France. He works and lives in Paris.