A member of the photographers' collective Tendance Floue, Patrick Tourneboeuf is looking for human presence in places that are, in theory, void of it. In the 1990s he became interested in urban space with his series Périphérique, a silent view of the Parisian boulevard. His series Nulle Part explores seaside resorts on the European coasts without their vacationers. In 2003 he began to document the scars of history: traces of the Berlin Wall, allied landing beaches in Normandy and memorials of World War One. His work on heritage sites was published in a book entitled Monumental.