I have always liked to
arrange, to divert objects from their familiar, everyday usage.
At the institute of art of Aix-en-Provence I had a
certain affinity with the perceptions of Marcel Duchamp who already in
1910 wanted to disengage himself from the «tyranny of painting».
At the same time he was rather disquieting when he asserted that
«pleasure does not have its place in art». Even
now-a-days his numerous imitateurs continue to reject technical
proficiency and proclaim the death of art. If there is no pleasure, no
demand for ‘savoir faire’, and furthermore that art
is on the decline, why would one aspire to be an artist ?
«Jamais un coup de dé n’abolira le
Série Electronique Amère - 2003
‘GrandMaster’, orients me towards a company of
microprocessing then one of software development. There I uncover
unexpected, fertile domains, propitiable for artistic creation. Few
were the artists in the eighties who integrated the world of
data-processing. They limited their endeavours solely to the graphic
use of the machines. When we discussed it, they seemed to perceive
data-processing as about exciting as its beige color. It was necessary
to begin to work at using this new technique in another manner...
Icosaedre - 2006 (31 x
31 x 36 cm)
With the auspicious
initiative of Fernand Braudel, the Maison des Sciences de
l’Homme invites me to make my first exhibition of
‘Luchrones’ in 1984. The sculptures are of small
stature and their conception is founded on the idea of amalgamating
light with the dynamics of Time. The electronic components, even the
structure of the logical circuits, are at the origin of the forms
– of the bursts of light that travel over the entwining lines.