All cities rely on a vast and complex array of interconnected systems to take care of their citizens' most basic needs.
As I imagine disaggregated grids and maps revealing social tensions and relationships, instead of addresses and landmarks, I also analyze in an abstract the anatomy, physical and mental, of a city like New York.
I tend to visualize & organize complex thoughts issued from subconscious.
The purpose is to understand our intern emotional space.
Through color codes and graphic signs, I take you to travel into converging emotional landscapes which doesn't exist...
A personal & artistic reconstruction appeared after a year of complete perdition & despair.
It has been also the end of the "dérive" started in 2015.
I felt the necessity to create works directly inspired by city distortions & collective interactions and it allowed me to develop & to refine my pictorial style, mainly inspired by my personal experience in NYC.
It has been for me a transitional time of life change, mainly because I was more and more traveling between South of France and USA: I was preparing my move to New York.
All the works done during this year involved this conscious intellectual activity (such as thinking, reasoning, or remembering) directly created by a perception that I never had before: a beginning of a mental act by which knowledge of myself starts to be acquired