My work is mainly dedicated to women and fertility.
By practicing it, I have the chance to discover new forms of beauty, and to distinguish the possible beauty in other forms than traditional canons
In the very good workshops of living models in motion that I frequent, I often perceive the richness and singular beauty that emanates from a truly living and expressive body.
Then, mysteriously, it seems that the morphology of this body, miraculously becomes adjusted with its generosity, giving rise to deep beauty.
It is the beauty of this life, in its sincerity, its absence of artifice, its variety and its truth, that I like to transcribe in the earth, with a pleasure always renewed.
The spirit of "naturalness" and the preservation of a certain authenticity remain at the heart of my work and my current life. This is why my sandstone lands more or less raw, usually remain bare or almost.
They are flame-baked, at high temperature, usually in a reduction quite strong to reveal the character of the earth that speaks to me most directly.
As for my sensitivity, I can only be satisfied with my work if part of this spark of life and movement, offered by the model, persists in the sculpture once cooked and completed.
She is then ready to go live her own adventure away from the workshop.
To be more precise while remaining sincere, I must admit that my approach to sculpture work and my artistic "approach" are not resolutely (or clearly) determined...
They define themselves and evolve all the time, and I am far from fully aware of what is going on inside me. Besides, I do not wish to rush this living process, which is my life even in motion.
However, I am now able to express some of the emotions on which my current work is based:
- vertigo at the miracle of 'Life',
- the consideration of his expression in 'the Movement'
- the fascination of 'women',
- uncertainty and questioning about 'Beauty',
- the wonder at 'Fertility' and the transmission of life,
- The inclination towards the theme of 'Relationship',
- the love of 'nudity',
- respect for 'Fragility',
- the desire and urgency for the reappropriation and expression of 'my own Sensibility',
- the imperative of 'Authenticity', including the joy of letting emotional influences live,
- the desire to stay as close as possible to 'Nature',
- the pleasure of freely expressing 'my Brutitude',
- deference to the work of 'my Four, this Artist',
- jubilation when exploring freedom in space and weightlessness with the 'Mural Sculptures',
- the thrill in the unreasonable and challenging and dangerous adventure of the 'Monumental Sculptures',
- the opening to other materials, especially for the production of 'Bronzes'.
Each of these themes is repeated below, and refers to more comments on each direction.