The general public had discovered Corinne Vionnet, and in particular the series Photo Opportunities, at the Rencontres d'Arles 2011 as part of the exhibition "From Here On" which was the first major exhibition to present the work of young artists working ( partly or exclusively) from material extracted from the meanders of the Internet.
The simple idea of the Photo Opportunities project, a superposition of photographs of monuments and famous buildings retrieved from the Internet, produces rather hypnotizing images. Working from a hundred photographs, the artist cuts, reassembles and adjusts to a common scale in order to recreate a fuzzy and supernatural version of each monument.
On the artist's website, Madeline Yale mentions (in English) the notion of "photographic trophies" put forward by Susan Sontag; Corinne Vionnet exploits this material, recreating in a way the veiled and imprecise image of our "collective unconscious" ...
80 pages - Couverture souple avec jaquette rempliée
Kehrer Verlag, 2011
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