Project Akunnaaq: The alternative process of pictures on raw steel create a mirror game between the work and our environment.... Read More
The alternative process of pictures on raw steel create a mirror
game between the work and our environment. Indeed, without special
cares and attention steel will oxide and such as our ecosystem begun
an irreversible deterioration.
In a world where images, as esthetical objects or vectors of
meanings, are massively broadcasted through medias, they seems to
become more and more inconsequential, transformed in a trivial
consumption product. Thus, my work, deeply inspired by conceptual and
auto-destructive art intends to go beyond image to question
spectators about their responsibilities and the impact of their
living habits on our environment.
Each year, the Earth Overshoot Day comes sooner and it is from now
on impossible to deny the impact of the mindless human activity on
Realized during a one month immersion in the wild arctic circle,
points one of the consequences of this activity: climate
deregulation. Indeed, Akunnaaq, through alternation of close up and
wide shot, narrate my journey in the boreal land and testify about
the early progressive debacle and ice melt down which occurred 2
month and a half before the regular period.
The submited work Akunnaaq #5: zero is the fifth picture on
raw steel extracted from this serie of 20 works. It presents a close up shot of the ground 4 weeks after my arrival.