Homme venant soutenir le pied d’un autre étendu sur le sable

Mireille LoupArlesFrance

2018Giclee process on Hahnemühle PhotoRag 308g Fine Art paper

Edition 1 / 5

100 x 100 cm

If you want it with the laminate on Dibon aluminum and a chassis, please, contact me. Versus Dystopia or the Poetics of Uncertainty, is a research on Men and faith. It opposes the idea of a counter-utopia. It nourishes the hope that when something serious, something that defies understanding happens, Man rises to a higher form of humanity and awakens to the sublime reality of solidarity. Taoism teaches that when habits can no longer continue, one must follow a path of extraordinary behaviour. One has to "cross the great river". In Chinese philosophy one must confront uncertain waters to reach new shores. Dystopia depicts an imaginary society, a society organised in such a way as to prevent its members from achieving happiness. To the point of becoming a utopia that turns into a nightmare. The current trend is to endlessly repeat that the world is ill, that our planet is dying, that our civilisation is decadent, that humans are cowards or worse, traitors. I felt that it was important to create Versus Dystopia (...) I often like to believe that uncertainty is what makes us the most human, humbly human.

WOOCS 2.1.9

$ 4,237

1 in stock

I live and work  in Arles, in the south of France in Provence. Since 1995, I work with many galleries such as Galerie Les filles du Calvaire (Paris-Brussels), Galerie Chez Valentin (Paris), Ileana Tounta Gallery (Athens), Galerie Magda Danysz (Paris-Shanghai), Roebling Hall Gallery (New-York), Brandt Gallery (Amsterdam), Pobeda Gallery (Moscow).

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