«Glory» / Galerie Charlot 2016
The gaze of Parisians is often turned inward, and the city can seem like a world only concerned with itself. The cachet of living there is a source of pride, and yet for many the city is a trap: a labyrinth with no exit. Rather than the warm glow of human contact it’s the moonlit gleam on empty avenues that makes Paris the City of Light.
For the basis of the work the artist used an old globe and created a map of Paris on its surface. The globe appears dull and uniform at first, but once the inner light is activated by a foot switch the map is illuminated and Paris is revealed
is infinite does it matter?
Cruelty that’s casual is the most disturbing of all.
We make our own memories, ring by ring, until the day comes when we,
too, are uprooted.
element among its geometric ones.
sprinkle a bit of this or that, and you can cook up whatever
But even in darkness threads of light are visible, in paper and ink.
that produces towers like melodies in a set of musical variations.
A true hands-on experience…
instead of scaling the walls from without, doesn’t mean
you’re any less of a beast.
Payback takes on a life of its own, ceaselessly feeding upon itself.