"L'Ego Meurtri. Hommage à Gilbert Garcin" is a testament to the power of imagery—a tapestry of emotions and ideas that mirror life's perpetual dance between beginnings and endings. As you immerse yourself in the book, you will encounter two distinct realms. The first realm envelops you in an embrace of darkness, where despair, disillusionment, and profound sadness find their expressive forms. From there, a gentle transition leads you to the second realm—a realm of hope, resilience, and the unwavering light of optimism. This interplay between shadows and illumination captures the essence of our human experience.
Inspired by Garcin's ingenious themes and techniques, I embarked on my own artistic exploration, using new media such as mobile photography to interpret his artistry. Like Garcin, I ventured into the realm of photographic collages and montages, weaving together elements and narratives that speak to the complexity of our existence. Drawing inspiration from his wittiness and skillful craft, I sought to create original images, based on my own feelings and perceptions to provoke thought, evoke emotion, and push the boundaries of visual storytelling.
Within the pages of "L'Ego Meurtri. Hommage à Gilbert Garcin," you will find a collection of photographs that invite you to question assumptions, transcend limitations, and explore the depths of your own imagination. Each image is a testament to the tenderness and fragility of our nature, crafted with meticulous attention to detail. I aimed to capture the essence of Garcin's work, paying homage to his legacy while adding my own interpretation, infusing it with the possibilities offered by new technologies.