the artiste :: concept
conception to Art and Environment
connection between art, environment and energy, I try to give another
visual aspect of our environment and I would like to give an
artistic touch to our industrial heritage.
Main idea is to
transform the energy network supports into works of art, symbolically
maintaining the basic
incorporating it in carrying out "sculptures – electric
sculptures - antennas, "sculptures - gateways" ...
I want to
highlight rather than conceal them, after all these are "dolmens" of
artworks, pylons multi suppotr involve
the support of networks:
Low, medium and high
voltage power lines
Antennas - relaying
Lighting – highways,
stadiums, public spaces, etc.
Bridges and footbridges
are of two kinds:
solution treats the transformation of existing building in the
They are investigated according to reception area and allow the
the visual aspect of the infrastructure into artistic works.
explores new forms for pylons to be implanted in the landscape, urban
areas. Sculptures use
"symbolically" the same modules of metallic construction for the
realization of « pylons - sculptures »,
« antennas -
sculptures », « wind energy - sculptures
» and “lighting – sculptures”.
See the website
represented a monumental artwork "Source": www.electric-art.eu
The men have sowed in their path man
but unwanted – Pylons, lighting poles, antennas, bridges,
towers. My artistic approach in the environment is inspired by the
the invisible (the pylon, energy carrier, is visible, but the energy
through the cables is invisible, the antennas are visible, but radio
• My inspiration comes from a
share of the mystical and
invisible phenomenon of
energy (power, speed, its sources, its tension, its paths). But also
that emerged from the waves and its vibrations communicate to us. This
invisible world which vibrates in the air is very attractive to me,
is in another dimension. The artist is totally free to her
• On the other hand, my inspiration comes from the visible
buildings. Just look carefully at the landscape through a high voltage
cuts the sky in small geometrical dimensions by the intersection of
lines, vertical and diagonal conferred the structure. They create a
between "full and empty" on the merits of the sky ... In the first
stage of creation, I must forget that the buildings are metal
"giants" and not think about the technical, climatic, electrical,
mechanical constraints… giving free rein to the imagination.
The elements entering
"games" in the
spirit of the work are sensors, diodes, insulators, rotors, antennas,
this inspiration, I chose the name of "High Tension" for my
sculptures and my installations and “Electric Art”
to my artistic path.
adventure of High Tension began for me a long time ago, first with the
observation of the landscape, often marred by any kind of useful
construction, but not always aesthetic. I
watched the huge electricity towers in the fields and I imagined
giants, transforming themselfs, illuminated. Sometimes they were cats,
men who walked ... at other times completely abstract forms appeared to
was the click?
came in 1999, when I readied in the press that the
disappearance of the towers
planned for 2035 in France, following the passage of the underground
electricity network. Then there was the decision to try to intervene on
landscape in my own way, even to prevent its disappearance and keep a
towers as a symbol of our time. My ideas were turned into drawings,
photographs, graphics, studies and projects.
Each artwork bears the
symbol of the reception area where she resides.
It becomes "a particular work in a particular area." A deepened
is led on the history, actual life and future projects of the place of
An example of such thinking is the study for the monumental work
"Source" which carries the symbolic of Amneville and its thermal
choice of materials for
the completion of works is decided on matters in harmony with
technologies. The materials chosen must be lasting on time and resist
For sculpture, the choice is from steel, stainless steel, bronze, gold,
For installations, the choice is very wide: plastic clothh, wire mesh,
bungee cords, inflatable volumes, resins, stainless steel tubes or PVC,
architectural projects, the choice of glass or mirrors can be
Several alternatives are proposed and studied in terms of security,
practicability life durability ...
The choice of colours
on the space of reception. The treatment of colour can be studied
different ways: pure colours, shaded colours, coverage in the gold
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lighting is an important
point in my researches of the visual aspect of the artworks. Again, the
depends on the location.
Illumination should evoke the energy and its presence. It can simulate
of lightning, but also represent a "bowl of energy", a "cloud of
light”, or a “rain of light, create a movement as a
" waterfall of brightness ».
It may be related to the
phenomenon of invisible waves
symbolize the Information and Communication than men exchanged between
With the lighting, the artist transformed the invisible into visible.
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