Wilder Mann is shown in Chambery, at the Espace Malraux, located very near the Alpes mountains. An excellent context to try a different way to show the series, connected to some short texts directly written on the walls. Showing in the context of a « scene nationale » brings me back to some reflexion around the experimentation of the performance in my work, and I appreciate the complementarity of my photographic research to different artists, musicians, designers, writers… This time, I worked with Arnaud Jarsaillon, graphic designer, who wrote on the wall of my show some extracts of two texts around the series. Rock’n roll bear!

Site of the Espace Malraux

Wild birds in Louisiana

The Mardi Gras Indians was shot in April 2014, in New Orleans, USA. This time, the question was to deal with the urban background,as minimal as possible. No landscape this time, to highlight the complexity of  the big chiefs, queens, spy boys and flag boys costumes. The project was to set up the portrait of each character in front of a colorful wall of the town, where the punchy colors of feathers would strongly match with these vertical backgrounds. This series is dedicated to Queen Kelly and Spy boy Dow from New Orleans.

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Image: Meryt, New Orleans