Double Seven
Seven Dance
Meltin Interiora
Meltin Profil
Sans titre
Bleu des Ancêtres 1
Bleu des Ancêtres 2
Bleu des Ancêtres 3
Bleu des Ancêtres 4
Triptyque Bleu des Ancêtres
Double Omega
Gris de Mega
Mega
Babar
Cherchez Mickey
Techno
Eléphant
Hippo
Ours debout
Poisson 1
 
 


Fo² paints Life before all else, driven by a spirit of Freedom. This sense of Freedom emanates throughout his work, with its simple, supple or sketched lines, and splashes of colour.
Freedom in his choice of composite materials: wood, paper, oil, acrylic, sand, pigments, metal... Fo² takes his inspiration from objects found abandoned in working-class neighbourhoods.
Freedom in the techniques used: he spontaneously gives life to his compositions with collages, scratching techniques, touches of paint...
Freedom in artistic expression: a sculptor in his spare time, he is both an abstract and figurative artist.
When luck or necessity collide with talent, gestures that undoubtedly release the essence of his being lead him subconsciously to produce intense and feverish work, like screams in the dark to ward off evil and exorcise fear.

In may 2016, Fo² exhibited his work of art in Contemporary Art Biennale Off in Dakar; he was represented by ART WAY.
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"I chose painting, one of the different modes of expression of contemporary art, to express my- self. Through my plastic art, I examine the possible relationships between colour, material and line.
I have to get into the painting, let myself be guided by this rich, demanding material, this dust and water. I have to sift it, scrape it, flatter it, love it, all in the hope that it will give me what I was searching for, what I didn't know before. Every time it's a surprise, hoping to find the magical moment when I can say "That's it, it exists".
I discovered that all is sign. Anything becomes a symbol as soon as you pay attention to it. Mankind himself is a sign. Mankind: a five-segment claw with a dot above. And to symbolize it: a handprint or some chalk lines. Thus, I understood that a sign takes you to another reality: the reality of the concept it represents. And when it gets ingrained in the collective memory as time goes by, then it becomes a symbol.
It can synthesize our beliefs, allow us to unite, recognize – recognize ourselves – communicate. All this contributes to define the work of art. A graphical code inherent to ourselves ; sometimes universal like the circle. The sign concentrates our cultures and influences our lives. The ability to see and use signs bestows a great advantage on an individual. Rituals, whether they are animistic, alchemical or simply social, are ample evidence of the power of signs.
I wanted to "pay tribute" to them, make them "mine" for a while, since my work as a creator allows me to approach them and sometimes catch a glimpse of their meanings and range. I try to point out that symbiosis, that synergy. I combine them with the human being that inhabits them and that they inhabit.
These are only suggestions, I barely touched upon the possible metaphors." FO²

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