To create this series of photographs, Badessi came up with a technique that addresses some of the fascinating laws of physics involving the reflection of light. This project allowed him also to approach the color theory on a unique way and to work with one of his preferred tools: symbolism. What makes the INNOCENCE series so unique is the fact that Badessi managed to exploit, with great relevance, the two main characteristics of the photography medium: the capturing of time in a fraction of a second and the use of light.
LAURENT ELIE BADESSI
What makes the INNOCENCE series so unique is the fact that Badessi managed to exploit, with great relevance, the two main characteristics of the photography medium: the capturing of time and the use of light. To create this series of photographs, Badessi came up with a technique that addresses some of the fascinating laws of physics involving the reflection of light and the capture of time. This project gave the artist the opportunity to approach the color theory in a very unique way on actual sculptures he created with extremely delicate elements such as foil and butterflies, transforming them from an ephemeral state into a “permanent” one. SELECTED COLLECTIONS: Whitney Museum - Danforth Museum of Art, FL. - Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville FL. - Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris - Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland - Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris - Gilman & Gonzales-Falla - Sir Elton John – The Buhl Collection - Barry Diller - Jorge Perez - Karl Lagerfeld - Pierre Cardin - The Related Group - Bloomingdale’s - Saks Fifth Avenue - Royal Caribbean.
by: Laurent Elie Badessi
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