Why to choose a new form of expression? Cement on canvas, engraved of biblical texts and acrylic, to express the primordial words as posters on external walls.
Those pieces open the way of reparation onto the rubbles of human history.
« LIGHT OF THE STARS OFF »
Title of a Gerard Haddad book, this installation questions the contemporary humanity. As little stars in the sky, the six million souls of Jewish people dead during the Shoah light our own life.
Just a mouse expresses a cry or a song of hope for human being in a so disappointed world after the Shoah.
« THE HOSPITALITY
OF THE BOOK »
Title of an Edmond Jabes book, « The hospitality of the book » intends to express that the Book is not finish. It is written as we interpret it. As an open book, it inspires innumerable readings, infinite interpretations.
« IN PRAISE OF THE CARESS »
This Emmanuel Levinas metaphor and also a title of a Marc-Alain Ouakin book, intends to express the essentially relationship between human being and the Text. « We cannot keep the Text, but just praise it ».
Twelve hundred leaves of porcelain, carefully arranged in an open-work case, and a video, this need an explanation! Visible and invisible, do they contain a secret ? The mystery of the Book of Exodus stamped here in its entirety, or an enigma of blank pages open to infinite interpretation? As a seminal world, this installation leads us in the great movement, the unfolding of the Text. In 2012, it joints the public collections of Magnelli Museum in Vallauris (France).
After Auschwitz, as others have said, art could no longer be the same. How to rebuild? That tragedy is something that can never really go away. The discovery of evil was a trigger, a driving force in my life and the starting point of my artistic commitment. Then, I work the way one says a prayer.