A photograph is more of a question than an answer; it’s a clue to understand why I’m here. It shows me elegance, absurdity, the space around me and the power of the naked truth. Walking in the streets becomes a walkabout, a meditation where light turns the ordinary into a magical moment. Listening to urban complexity, bluffed at every corner when the visible and the imaginary collide. Feeling closely related to the world. Reality? Fiction? Never mind the bottle…
I’m currently working on a series of books entitled Delicious Street Remains that play with the idea of the cadavre exquis using street stickers and street art. I’ve compiled six of them already, a digital version of the first three is online on the website. The physical version will come when I have found an editor or raised enough money to have them printed myself.
The Corner Project is another path I’m exploring, capturing street corners around the world to find out what differentiates them, and what unifies them. It’s based on a simple graphical rule, stand right in front of the corner, use my trusted 10 mm, get both perspective on each side of the building, and see what happens.
I studied literature, economy and politics before I learned a decent trade in sound engineering. Film school helped me understand the culture of the representation of reality. After a decade of late nights in studios I diversified in photography. A nice debut, I must admit, as my first expo Shanghai•New York•Tokyo attracted a couple hundred people in Paris.
I was looking for a simple web interface that would let me start a design from scratch. I searched and found Wix, it was an easy choice. The templates are a pleasure to strip and start over. I’ve had two versions, one in Flash before HTML5 was available, and the HTML5 version since.
I even designed websites for others with your interface that also generated some business for you since they removed the ads (I designed www.liberaproductions.com, for example). I’ve been showcasing my photos on Wix for a little under a year now and it helped me link to better looking pages with my art than with other on-line portfolio websites that look a lot alike. It’s a great business card.
Wix is easy to use and update – no coding skills required – so I can focus on design, colors, rhythm. It’s reasonably priced and affordable and the interface is clear and simple.