Sur la photographie
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Publication date : 2019/03/01
Poids 478 g / Dimensions 21 x 27 cm / 114 pages
Most of Mathieu Gargam’s work is made up of images: found materials, mothballed, anonymous. He then articulates them according to sets, formal or thematic affinities (rational or imagined), and he manipulates them, assembles them, “glues” them on various supports: simple projection, digital collage, printing, or reprinting, often for magazines and personal publications. STONES & ROSES is one of them and is available as an installation, a video and a book.
Co-published by Actes Nord éditions & Tanuki Record. Accompanied by a text by Jérôme Dupeyrat: “Stone buildings – monuments or constructions in the state of vestiges, among which some natural “buildings” are interfered, shaped by erosion – and flowers photographed in close-up: this double typology characterizes the contents of the book Stones & Roses. It is constituted through found images – initially slides -, presented opposite each other or superimposed according to a montage that responds to shifting criteria. These are manifested explicitly or operate in a more subterranean way, taking into account all the visual aspects of the images brought together: their motifs, their composition, their surface, etc. […]”