Yann Pocreau was born in Quebec City in 1980. In his recent research, through different types of mediums including photography, sculpture and installation, he is interested in light as a living subject and its effect on the narrative framework of images. He has participated in several Canadian, American and European exhibitions, most recently at the Rencontres photographiques d’Arles. His work has been commented on in various magazines and his works can be found in the collections of the National Bank of Canada, Hydro-Québec, Desjardins, the City of Montreal, the City of Longueuil, the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, the Musée d’art de Joliette, the Galerie de l’UQAM, in the collection Prêt d’œuvres d’art of the Musée National des beaux-arts du Québec. He is represented by Galerie Blouin-Division in Montreal. Until 2014, he was General Director of the Centre d’art et de diffusion CLARK.