Gâchettes

2012
Wood and plastic (FDM 3D printing)
50 x 50 x 83 cm (individually with base : 15 x 15 x 33 cm)

Gâchettes (Triggers) is a set of 9 small articulated sculptures, inspired by archaeological pieces, triggers of Chinese crossbows (dating from the 2nd century BC). I modeled each of them in a rudimentary way, as a 3-part object articulated on an axis. I then printed them on a “DIY” 3D printer, a Mendel Prusa (see also the RepRap project).

 

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Bascule

2012
Wood, metal, concrete, plastic (FDM 3D printing)
160 x 135 x 65 cm

Bascule (Tumble) is a sculpture inspired by rotating devices (mills, propellers …), seesaw (teeter-totter) and a memory of a double pendulum I saw in a scientific exhibition. Double pendulum is an interesting mechanical example, which is sometimes used to illustrate the chaos theory because of its movements unpredictability.

 

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In Bonus collective exhibition, each artist was invited to make a “bonus” piece. In this context, I proposed a small double pendulum.

 

Borne

2011
Ceramic, wood, metal
207 x 98 cm

Borne (Boundary Marker) is a sculpture inspired by a water mill and a small lighting stud crossed on a parking lot. I made the central column in “raw” ceramic, without enamelling, like flowerpots or old fireplaces.

 

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Ronds-Points

2010
Set of 34 vector drawings
Varying sizes

Ronds Points (Roundabouts) is a set of drawings I made on computer, using vector graphics technique, from photographs of roundabouts in different regions of France. These are sometimes strategically placed facilities, which inside space have no function…

 

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Narbonne (Languedoc-Roussillon)

 

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Leucate (Languedoc-Roussillon)

 

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Cepie (Languedoc-Roussillon)

 

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Carcassonne (Languedoc-Roussillon)

 

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Saleilles (Languedoc-Roussillon)

 

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Lieuran Les Béziers (Languedoc-Roussillon)

 

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Banyuls Sur Mer (Languedoc-Roussillon)

 

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Palavas Les Flots (Languedoc-Roussillon)

 

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Basse Goulaine (Pays de la Loire)

 

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Challans (Pays de la Loire)

 

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La Haie-Fouassière (Pays de la Loire)

 

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Saint Mars La Jaille (Pays de la Loire)

 

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La Baule Escoublac (Pays de la Loire)

 

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Rochesevière (Pays de la Loire)

 

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Dompierre Les Ormes (Bourgogne)

 

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Fauville En Caux (Haute-Normandie)

 

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Haguenau (Alsace)

 

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Holtzheim (Alsace)

 

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Le Fayet (Rhône-Alpes)

 

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Saint Genis Laval (Rhône-Alpes)

 

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Millau (Midi-Pyrénées)

 

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L’Union (Midi-Pyrénées)

 

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Montpellier (Midi-Pyrénées)

 

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Tournefeuille (Midi-Pyrénées)

 

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Nogent Sur Seine (Champagne-Ardenne)

 

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Saint Yrieix La Perche (Limousin)

 

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Saintes Maries De La Mer (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur)

 

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Rasteau (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur)

 

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Audincourt (Franche-Comté)

 

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Tours (Centre)

 

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Chambray Les Tours (Centre)

 

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Arras (Nord-Pas-De-Calais)

 

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Le terrain rue Kollwitz

2009
Mini DV video
12 minutes

Le Terrain Rue Kollwitz (The Playground in kollwitz street) is a documentary video recorded in Berlin, in an “Abenteuerspielplatz” (literally: “adventure and play ground”). Children are invited to design and build themselves a kind of micro-city that will be their playing field. The video is made with a homelike camcorder, in the spirit of 90’s family videos.

 

Plans

2008
10 collages
2 etchings (50 x 50 cm each)
3 steel structures (around 80 x 80 x 60 cm each)

Plans is a variation around ten shapes, exploring the proximity between typography and architecture.

 

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