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StĂ©phane DafflonU 25A6February 1â€“April 15, 2018
Visit with StĂ©phane Dafflon: March 25, 5:30pm
frac Ă®le-de-france – le plateau22 rue des Alouettes75019 ParisFranceHours: Wednesdayâ€“Sunday 2â€“7pm
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Exhibition curator: Xavier Franceschi
For his aboriginal abandoned exhibition at a Parisian institution, Swiss artisan StĂ©phane Dafflon absolutely rethinks the assorted areas at le Plateau with an architectural and aesthetic dimension, creating a accomplished new alternation of artworks encompassing paintings, sculptures and bank stickers. This presentation and these works change our acumen of absoluteness through the artistâ€™s apple of abstraction.
Wall stickers boasting a deluge of absolute colours and shades ample the amplitude with the ability of beating like a beachcomber resonating with the surrounding architecture.
Created on a computer to activate with and again antipodal to a canvas or wall, StĂ©phane Dafflonâ€™s aesthetic assignment is consistently advised with a specific abode or architectonics in mind. It is congenital aural his assignment and his accomplishments change the audienceâ€™s acumen of it, visually and physically.
The continued bright aberration of shades displayed in StĂ©phane Dafflonâ€™s bank accession brings an consequence of movement to the altered areas at le Plateau and animosity accomplished by visitors reflect a assertive affection with the apple of music.
StĂ©phane Dafflon has additionally been creating abstruse sculptural works for several years, not akin himself to paint. Altered abstracts such as wood, clear-cut Plexiglas and stainless animate are acclimated to aftermath these three-dimensional works. Painted or shimmering, these 3D altar answer the shapes of the paintings afraid on the walls causing reflections, interacting with the ambience and aperture the amplitude out to abrupt perspectives.
These adapted spaces actualize audacious beheld rhythmics (originating in and alone from the aesthetic theories of Max Bill in particular), accumulation objects, paintings and assets with bank stickers that acquaint with anniversary addition like assorted perspectives with agilely called and calibrated colours emphasising a clear ambit with the architecture.
Through this beheld aggregation of painting, sculpture, article and architecture, StĂ©phane Dafflonâ€™s assignment portrays an aboriginal and abolitionist eyes of abstruse painting, painting in the ample sense, conceived above media accounted as acceptable such as a canvas and its anatomy to abet a spatial and colourful chat accession the eyewitness at the affection of a actual aesthetic arrangement.
StĂ©phane DafflonGraduated from ECAL (Ă‰cole cantonale dâ€™art de Lausanne) in 1999, area he is teaching back 2001, StĂ©phane Dafflon lives and works in Geneva. He has presented monographic exhibitions at the Freiburg Art center, at MAMCO in Geneva, at Frac Aquitaine in Bordeaux, at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Copenhagen and Villa Arson in Nice.
His works are present in abounding accessible collections, amid which: ArtothĂ¨que of Villeurbanne / Fonds National dâ€™Art Contemporain â€“ FNAC, Puteaux / FRAC Poitou-Charentes, AngoulĂŞme / FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux / frac Ă®le-de-france, Paris / FRAC Franche-ComtĂ©, BesanĂ§on / FRAC Pays de la Loire, Carquefou / Fonds cantonal dâ€™art contemporain (FCAC), Geneva / Fonds dâ€™art contemporain of the City of Geneva (FMAC)/ MusĂ©e cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne / Collection Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland.
He is represented by the galleries: Paris Air, Paris / Xippas, Geneva, Montevideo, Punta del Este (Uruguay) / Francesca Pia, Zurich / Parra Romero, Madrid.
The exhibition is accurate by Pro Helvetia, Fondation suisse cascade la ability and Fonds cantonal dâ€™art contemporain, DIP, Geneva.
Opening hours: Wednesday to Sunday, from 2Â to 7pm (late aperture anniversary aboriginal Wednesday of the ages until 9pm)