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Fictional Portraits

The portrait has always fascinated because it is supposed to give a glimpse of the true soul.

“Fictional Portraits” is performed under different conditions, which were not traditional posed portraiture sessions . The model had to play an undefined role in a synopsis not written in advance.

In a context of performance, these portraits paradoxically “caught on the spot” do not reflect the personality of the model.

They give us to see a double of the model’s reality,

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Album – Silk Fan

This series highlights Confucian influences in the Vietnamese youth.
Portraits were taken at the cultural festival in the city of Hue, former imperial capital where scenes of mimes reconstituted the life in the Forbidden City. Models are wearing traditionnal ao dai dress.
Fans’ images are Chinese historical fan from the MET Archive.
The series uses the framing of drawings and paintings which is the common manner to see images on a wall or in a book.

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Story – Forking Paths

Images of this series, examines the relationships between the Muse and the Author in the creation process.

In the current usage, “muse” refers to a person who inspires an artist, musician, writer… In the Antique mythology there were nine goddess to help the Author. Does Inspiration come consciously? Who is at the origin of work, the Author or the Muse?

The series uses the mirror as a pivotal item of this relation,

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