Cold Spot (series)
Fabien Granet lives and works in Paris, although he extracts most of his designs from the Brittany landscapes. From this raw material, offered by the infinite realities of nature, he draws his questions on the construction of the landscape.
The latter is the human definition of our environment, induced by the limits of our perception. Therefore, humans consider landscape as a fragmentation, which they restore in the framework of a “window open to the world”. The artist transforms the fragments captured in reality, to rearrange them into a drawing. He mixes pattern and geometric structure to offer a reading of the finished work in terms of its framework.
In this mirage, reality is not so much written as reconstructed. A poetry springs from it, scandalized by worrying geometric forms, black or white. They are offered to the spectator as a space of freedom of interpretation, according to his personal experience. These forms offer a multiple reality, impermanent, in an exploration of timelessness. which also underlies the work of video of the artist, carried out with the liking of moving sketches, seized on the live. Which slide in an infinite horizon…
Cold Spot (series) – Fabien Granet | Text by Blandine Boucheix