Banc de poissons

Banc de poissons
2016

Poisson soldat - H 41 - L 71 cm

Poisson soldat
2019 - H 41 - L 71 cm
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Pompano - H 49 cm - L 100 cm

Pompano
2019 - H 49 cm - L 100 cm

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Sardine fragile - H 18 cm - L 58 cm

Sardine fragile
2019 - H 18 cm - L 58 cm
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Sardine Paris - H 18 cm - L 58 cm

Sardine Paris
2019 - H 18 cm - L 58 cm
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Sardine 1 - H 18 cm - L 58 cm

Sardine 1
2019 - H 18 cm - L 58 cm
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Grande sardine - H 50 cm - L 151 cm

Grande sardine
2014 - H 50 cm - L 151 cm
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Grande sardine - détail

Grande sardine
2014 - Détail
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Poisson Baliste - H 53 cm - L 49 cm - Vendue

Poisson Baliste
2014 - H 53 cm - L 49 cm
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Vendue

Poisson Baliste - H 53 cm - L 49 cm

Poisson Baliste
2014 - H 53 cm - L 49 cm
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Grand Epinoche - H 56 cm - L 168 cm - Vendue

Grand Epinoche
2014 - H 56 cm - L 168 cm
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Vendue

Grande sardine lamelles - H 48 cm - L 151 cm

Grande sardine lamelles
2014 - H 48 cm - L 151 cm
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Merlan - H 55 cm - L 148 cm

Merlan
2014 - H 55 cm - L 148 cm
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Make Art, Not War - H 91 cm - L 244 cm

Make Art, Not War
2014 - H 91 cm - L 244 cm

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Fo² creates 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.

Within his sculptures, Fo² sounds a cry of alarm regarding the overfishing in the world.

"The fish is an emblem of water, a symbol of fertility and wisdom. Hidden in the depths of the ocean, the fish is penetrated by the sacred power of the deep. Sleeping in lakes or crossing rivers, it distributes rain, humidity, and flooding. Thus it controls the fertility of the world. Fish symbolize our forgotten participation in their unconscious archaic world. A world that fairy tales often describe as a lost link which a fish brings back as a present.

Within these sculptures, I denounce overfishing. Until recent years man has not really changed his treatment of the sea. He takes and gives nothing back. The sea has endured these takings for thousands of years, – without reducing its fertility. This is true because fishing techniques have allowed man to be a predator in the food chain and in the balance of the world.

Today, the size of the catches has reached a critical level; in order to maintain the quantity of fish that they are caught, more and more equipment is needed. This decreases the value of the fishing gear and other equipment. It is the sign of a decrease in the living capital of the sea that is called the bio mass (or living mass). At this level of development of modern techniques of overfishing, man has added a dramatic factor that is worsening every day – this factor is pollution. This pollution has an effect on the life cycle of the sea, thus on the future of man. Therefore, man must remember every day that he is only a link in the chain and that the balance of the world remains fragile." Fo²

The exhibition TOPO GRAFFIC organized in Lyon (France) by Art Way in 2015 is a strong illustration of this message.

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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