If seeing is believing, yet one must know what one has in front of one’s eyes. For its first event, the collective imagined an exhibition around images that can be puzzling. Photography is neither simple nor clear. Moreover, it is often an illusion or even a trap. From then on, to manipulate, would it be deceiving? The exposed artists, fully assuming the construction and the fiction of their images, play with our eye without fooling us.

While Elsa & Johanna grind, stage and appeal to our collective imagination, Guillaume Martial questions the body in space when it contorsionne improbably to take the form of geometric elements. Whether artists tend to abstract or not, they produce images that play with our eyes and all bear the germ of questioning our visual cues. Suzanne Mothes disrupts our vision with its close-ups and deformations when Paul Rousteau makes us doubt the photographic nature of his works by transforming cultural elements into abstract canvases – by a subtle mastery of the photographic tools offered by our time. Finally, in a retro-futuristic atmosphere, Billie Thomassin deploys an inventory of connoted elements: seventies curlers, a disco telephone, Doliprane contemporary packaging, one of the Echos of February 21, 2018 …

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