MIRCEA CANTOR, Unpredicteble Future

at Gallery Dvir Brussels, 67 rue de la Régence, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
exhibition Hommage to Georges Perec” with a lightbox of Mircea Cantor, manufactured by Société Lumière
January 30th, 2019 – March 16th, 2019

we strongly recommend you another exhibition of Mircea Cantor at Musée de la chasse et de la Nature in Paris with “Carte blanche to Mircea Cantor”
62, rue des Archives 75003 Paris
from 15/10/ 2019 to 31/03/2019

Cédric Delsaux at Patrick Gutknecht Gallery

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78 rue de Turenne  “Back to the Stars”  Photographs by Cédric Delsaux
with a light box « Destroyer » manufactured by Société Lumière
delsaux_destroyer_55 - 176X130 - copieWith his work Dark Lens, Cedric Delsaux has been labeled the “Star Wars photographer.” The French man Photoshopped the saga’s characters into real-world situations, creating a body of work that went viral a few years ago. This approach is indicative of Delsaux’s take on photography. “For a long time, we all believed that photographers were here to show reality, to reveal what had happened, but we’ve since realized that it wasn’t that simple,” he says. “Photography only reconstructs reality through a particularly convincing illusion.”
“I’ll use it to say something about us.”

“Over the years, many artists have interpreted Star Wars in ways that extend well beyond anything we saw in the films. One of the most unique and intriguing interpretations that I have seen is in the work of Cedric Delsaux, who has cleverly integrated Star Wars characters and vehicles into stark urban, industrial – but unmistakably earthbound – environments. As novel and disruptive as his images are, they are also completely plausible.”
George Lucas

the moment when Cédric discovers his photo as a lightbox :

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Hélène Delprat at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen

Capture d’écran 2018-05-22 à 14.52.54from 17 Mars to 26 August 2018

Hélène Delprat is an insatiable devourer and collector of the images. She proposes a world of the visual thoughts, a little theatre of the methamorphosis, a burgeoning curiosity cabinet, an extravagant encyclopedia of the living, being guided by the associations of ideas, words, images as well as by the current or archives events. The world of Hélène Delprat is one of great wealth. The immense paintings overlook draws, traced designs, collages, films, photographies. Including a dozen of light boxes manufactured by Société Lumière.

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SOPHIE CALLE at Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris

The Hunting and Nature Museum in Paris invite Sophie Calle, French writer, photographer, installation and conceptual artist.

Sophie Calle ased us for a light box “where you do not see anything”. She superposed a  text on the image of her father and, at the reading, the image is not visible. It can be seen after 35 seconds, for a few seconds, before power off, leaving us with a image of his father which continues to exist in our memory. The text, stamped on the acrylic-glass panel remains whiteeven when the backlight is turned on. It is like a diorama, that Sophie Calle presente us, a tribute to the image, to the writing and to his father.

from 10 OCTOBER 2017 to 11 FEBRUARY 2018   62, rue des Archives 75003 Paris, FRANCE

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