The Bad Mood Boards…N°2

Here is the second Bad Mood Board I made.

This time I used the photographs of graffiti that I take in Berlin and which are the basis for the embroidered collages.

In bulk we also find my favorite themes:

A photograph of “levitation”, or lethargy , a muscular hyperexcitability caused by the method of hypnosis of Pr. Charcot. Photograph taken between 1876 and 1878, from the Iconography of the Salpêtrière.

Butterflies, death masks (here the death mask of Napoleon Bonaparte)

The Bad Mood Boards…N°1

Since 4 months I started to make mood boards, very bad mood boards.

I create a bad mood board every new moon, because I don’t like to start on the first of the month, I could see that I was always behind on my work, my ideas, which is depressing. So I thought that maybe following the new moon to start my work could offer more flexibility…Here is the very first bad mood board made with my collections of exhibition and magazine images, in bulk there are images from Tarkovsky’s films, mourning art objects, a black aluminium sheet…I complete it with its associated colour palette and a work by Odilon Redon.

Notes pour greffe 2/Notes for transplant 2

Structure en métal et aile de canard sauvage,metal structure and wild duck wing,

35cm x 16cm,  2010

Image from Atlas of Human Anatomy and Surgery, J-M Bourgery, N-H Jacob,

J-M Le Minor (editor), Taschen, 2008.