Sep 24, 2016–Jan 31, 2017
22 East 60th Street, NYC
Created from photos of French hydroelectric facilities and the Fessenheim nuclear power plant in Alsace, the origins of the images in this exhibition are undoubtedly visible. But they also reflect other interventions; with superimposed layers, Bernard-Reymond has mutated his industrial landscapes into troubling poetic compositions.
Free and open to the public!
This is the fourth exhibition of the French Protocol series in the FIAF Gallery, curated by François Hébel.
“We’re more aware than we want to admit that a photograph is a lie...”
For French artist Mathieu Bernard-Reymond, photography is a tool for creating strange new realities. He uses landscape, architecture and data as building blocks for a visual vocabulary. The end result is photographs transformed from documentary images to restructured compositions, and finally, abstracted images