Dan Aucante is passionate early for photography. At 25, he decides to travel round the world. From then on, his attraction for photography will focuse on the human being and his environment.
After his studies at the “Spéos” School, living in Paris, he becomes an independent photographer. He very soon specializes in artists’ portraits for the press.
French institutions such as The Natural History Museum, the Social Action of the City of Paris, the State Secretariat of Overseas and the Regional Councils of Ile-de-France order him illustrated reports.
At the same time, he puts a lot of himself into personal and artistic projects.
Since 2005, in “Le Temps des Grenadines“ whose main theme is childhood, he dwells upon themes such as the passage of time, the memory, mystery and dream.
In 2015, he is supported by the DRAC in academy (regional education authority) during artist's residence of 10 weeks for new series " Fire Game – les Passagers " approaching the world of teenager and their e