“Everybody needs a moment of serenity in this pressuring world.”
Artist & Account Manager French Art Market @Catawiki
Where are you from?
South of France
Your style in 3 words?
Minimal, Digital, Contemplative
Your weakness? Your strength?
Hypersensitive – Persistent
What makes you different?
I am often told my work is calming. If that’s the effect it has on people I have won it all. Everybody needs a moment of serenity in this pressuring world.
When did you decide to become an artist?
As far as I remember, I have always been a very creative being: poetry, writing, making of all sorts. It’s always been my safe headspace act.
What do you find most fascinating about your work?
How it becomes just a part/an extension of you and how it spread to others
A few words about your favorite creation?
A painting titled Mirrored Stones on the River Bank. The painting was very minimal, the composition and colors so satisfying. It has found a new home…I miss it.
Someone else’s work that inspired or inspires you…
Honestly, I have never really looked at others artists’ work to go about mine but of course I am admiring of so many of them. For the most famous: David Hockney, Ed Ruscha, Brancusi. Some contemporary artists: Jonas Wood, Guy Yanai, Eric Tabuchi…
Who would you like to work with someday and why?
Sharing a group show with a few of the above mentioned names, even with the smallest painting I have, placed in a corner, would literally blow my brain!
A new project coming up or an idea you want to work on?
Just been offered a show in a big space in the South of France for next April. I can’t tell you more about it as it is yet to be fully confirmed, finger crossed!
Finish the sentence „More important than my career is…“
Love – in a broad way. Ecology (no planet: no art, no nothing).
2021: Where are we going?
Hopefully not to the wall.
When the going gets tough…
Qui vivra, verra…
Put on your future vision glasses: What direction is our generation moving in, what will our world look like in 50 years?
Let’s be optimistic: A greener and cleaner planet. I fully believe the new generation will find the solutions to make it good again. If not, I prefer not to imagine where the world would look like even in 20 years.
What would you do if you could change the World?
Impose meditation and ancient Greek philosophy everyday sessions from kindergarten. I am sure it would have soothed some of the nastiest figures of the last millenniums.
If the universe is everything and it’s expanding, what is it expanding into?
Whether it expands or not everything IS everything
Tell us about your future plans…
Take a leap of faith and stop working to focus on my carrier as artist (as a start, I am trying to save some money for the big jump)…wish me luck!
Living in Amsterdam, I would say the whole city is a good spot. To pick one place, I would say Foam photography Museum.
Last but not least: what is your favourite Song?
One last statement please: „Wood or stone, gold or art?“
A wooden stone for sure! Definitely the kind of sculpture I would make.