1st April 2021 in the wood of La Cambre (Belgium).
Work in progress… Tests with my new handmade stamps.
Realization of tricolor fish with a single eraser. NB: Gang and not bunch because I prefer the punks!
Realization of tricolor fish with a single eraser. NB: gang and not bunch because I prefer the punks!
The 42 engravings in the series: “I don’t want to die before I am dead” were selected for the International Triennial of Contemporary Engraving in Liege (Belgium).
With Love, engraved stamp, made partly with a cobblestone.
“Je veux pas mourir avant d’être morte” : I don’t want to die before to be dead. The french orignal title of the work comes from a quote Jacques Deray’s film, “The disease of love” (La maladie de l’amour), released in 1987. A replica of Nastassja Kinski (Juliette) to Michel Piccoli (Raoul Bergeron) translating her […]
Improbable marriage of Emmanuel Macron portrait’s printed in linocut on a yellow vest. From irony and diversion of meaning, much more for the politics of the current government, than the movement of yellow vests that I respect and I support. “En marche”, the title of the engraving, expresses a people marching towards their emancipation, claiming […]
Work in progress. Portrait in linocut of Emmanuel Macron, tests on paper before printing on yellow vest.
Lost and found, this test dry point on a thin sheet of Plexiglas (2017).
2 copper plates, 2 printings found: Vivian and its reflection, chisel and dry point, 2015/2016?
First stamp carving 10 × 6 cm, “stamped” in 40 copies in the format 14.5 x 11.5 cm. This stamp is the first of the series: “With Love”.
First test and therefore first version of “Pinocchio Pistol”, woodcut and preparatory sketch, made in 2018. A year ago already, but I intend to resume everything and work more regularly. Thanks to Fleur who brought me from Japan the ideal baren (frotton).
Mix between TetraPak etching and drawing in pencil, for a more accomplished realization.
Printing dry-tip engraving on Tetra Pak until its wear. 40 copies of the same engraving, all different by the progressive wear of the support. Does art, like labor, liberate us? AR_ _ _T MACHT FREI: from ideal to alienation, from passion to economic necessities, from excellence to routine, repetition, production, again and again … until […]