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Tracer l'horizon 12, 2012

Frédérique Bouet

Photography : silver print 23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch

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Nothing can against the fragility of the past. By nature present sweat wears it out. Nothing can go against the drift, the permanent erosion of “remembrance”. The memory slips between out fingers. It leaves us speechless. Because of time. The arrow that pierces like death at the heart of each moment. It spears us. And we are insects despite ourselves. Ephemeral to time scale. We can only resist or accept; light volatile or shielded, stuck fatalistic. I prefer the butterfly. It’s maybe the only being to lightly carry the weight of its brief destiny: he flies. So I photograph the volatility and the small music of time that passes. And the traces of forget on the memory. In photography there is a strange anchoring to time, in light and silence. And memory also. The creative process of my pictures is like the process of remembrance. My work is often made of series: it proceeds the collection and juxtaposition. It functions like lots of memories, fragments of time recorded and juxtaposable. I try to reconstitute the complex memory process in photos that allow no focal point, a visual play that mixes, condenses, superposes different images as the memory records different times – that of the present, the past and that of the memory that prolongs perception of the present moment: the imagination.
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Photography: silver print
Dimensions cm inch
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch
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Numbered and limited to 12 copies
5 copies available
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Frédérique Bouet

Frédérique Bouet

France • Born in: 1957

Photographers Artists

French artists

Born in 1957 in Versailles. Lives in La Rochelle (17).

DEA in Plastic arts, Paris University 1 in 1999

Her research aims to question the “photo-graphic" strings that knot together in photography.

How can we apprehend their limits, prove their resistance, measure their spaces?

Photograph for “memory". Photograph from Memory. A question of frontier.

Placing the levels. Put oneself on the fringe, at the edge, between.

A question of time. Explore this in-between, this time between the indefinable with many mixed temporal sensations, between the memory & the forgotten, photos and paintings, clear and hazy, fiction and reality, there where everything is still possible & moving. Put oneself in the echo.

And placed this moment in reality.

A type of writing. Auto(photo) biography. A writing of the time.

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