“Images are the only possible way to anchor my imaginary at a given point. What exists in the space of my formats is relative: it is just a gateway towards another realities”.Read more "The Way I Work"
Two drawings (2020/2021) “Because of their complexity, these two drawings were made in different phases over a period of 7 months between 2020 and 2021. These phases, sometimes almost two months apart, may have transformed the initial idea I had, based on an isolated ear of wheat on a white background that I had photographed…Read more "Fertile Crescent | Wild Wheat"
”I write poems that turn into automatique writing. These series of drawings are dedicated to my love of illumination and calligraphy. My letters, my words become symbols that include others. I place texts within texts, as if I wanted to limit their reading and thus preserve their secrecy. I no longer need to be read”.…Read more "Visible Language | Phase 4"
The Latin word persona referred to the mask of the actor. Then it meant the character or role. “Person” and its derivatives are derived from it. Carl Gustav Jung uses this term again around 1920 to refer to a psychic instance of adaptation of the singular human being to social norms. In a very general…Read more "Persona | Three self portraits"
”Cells, lines, networks, labyrinths. Is what I see real? Does my drawing allow me to see beyond? — A patient observation to understand matter”.Read more "Fishbones | Four drawings"
A short film by Jeff Gwegan. — Floe+Floe is a video essay I had in mind for a long time. In this experiment, I have imagined a collaboration work with the music composer Philip Glass.Read more "Flow+Floe | A video experiment by Jeff Gwegan"
Colors and contrasts amplify the movement of my creations, that is at the core of my work. Moreover, some of my images retain realistic elements, everyday things can be recognized or interpreted: you see them, understand them, but distortion modifies their reality”. As a retinal artist I wish the viewer could lose his visual references…Read more "Anticlinal | Two Paintings"
Some outstanding artists who have influenced or shaped my work… Impossible to be exhaustive! But here are some of them… Albrecht DürerAleksandr RodchenkoJohannes IttenJosef AlbersVictor VasarelyCy TwomblyChuck CloseLucian FreudGerhard RichterDamien HirstMark BradfordJulie MehretuAdrian Ghenie … My “Inescapables” & other Must-sees… Some Books, videos and other important content that are necessarily part of my personal reference…Read more "Influences, Mentors, Books,…"