As a self-taught photographer, I have for many long years taken photos in the classical sense. The dawn of the digital era, during the 90s, felt like a liberation. I could at last partly free myself from the real and find a little bit of the freedom of the painter.
An element disappears suddenly from the frame, an other emerges, or several settle in the scenery and reality changes.
The street, the city, the institutions seem to reveal their hidden side. Vision can be unsettled by the past, which sometimes blends with the present and thus highlights the afterglow of certain ancien customs in modernised forms, or on the contrary, their crumbling.
These digital productions brush the frontier between reality and fiction without ever crossing it, instead, on careful reading, offering a concentrated reality.