Beholding with the eyes and maybe - the mind, the strange unfolding of history ancient and contemporary, minor or capital, authentic or romanticized, fragmented to global. Filing away, preserving, wrapping up, tying up, gluing and at the same time turning away from the past, opening up to the future, climbing the dream and abstraction. Preparing the conditions for the collision between the times and the consciences, deriving anachronism, ambiguity and irreverence. Oppose the modern amnesia with our memory. Provoking and questioning ceaselessly, stroking life while being intimate with death, to be born and stopping to exist, maintain the fire like the breath that could smother. And finally, in this complex of reminiscences and fulgurations, interrogations and questionings, in this vertiginous distillator of anguish, we’ll pose the limits and push back the vacuum by controlled composition, very minimal to impose irreducibly serenity and depth.
- Bruno Chavanne