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christophe bisson



caen
14000 rue
France
+33 6 78 92 66 29

http://www.christophebisson.alouest.org/

category: Painting
technique: Mixing technique
Style: Representational


Bio / Resumee / Statement:
Christophe Bisson is a French artist and filmmaker. He works with painting, photography and video. For the last few years he focused on the relationship between Art and recent history.




Activities:
Born in 1969 in Meaux, France, he works and lives in Caen, Normandy. After having studied Philosophy at University of Sorbonne, Paris, Christophe Bisson has consecrated his time to painting. In 2000 he produced a series of portraits of Kafka, between presence and absence, which was shown at the Contemporary Art Center of Normandy. In 2002, he shows in the same place, Anatomia et autres resurgences, work about the impossible representation of extreme historical events. In 2003 and 2004 he makes a large series, cendres/accommodation(matres anciens), in which he reinterprets classical works in a technique mixing oil painting and ashes. He then began to work on the catastrophe of Chernobyl linked to the idea of the invisibility of evil. He shows a part of this work in April 2006 at the National Library of Ukraine and in May he was invited by the Contemporary Culture Center of Barcelona to exhibit the series of monumental paintings called Sarkophagos. Series of conferences and exhibitions in Kiev, Budapest and Vilnius on the theme: Art facing catastrophe. The same year he starts collaborating with the American filmmaker Maryann De Leo. They go together to Pripyat with a group of former residents and develop a film project together. In October he was invited by the University of Queens College of New York to show his photographic installation I belong to a place that doesnt exist. In Marsh 2007, he and Maryann directed White horse. This is his first experience as a filmmaker. In April, they are invited by Heinrich Böll Foundation to participate to a series of conferences and exhibitions on Chernobyl in Istanbul, Ankara, SinopIn 2008 he is asked as a curator by Rhne-Alpes Region to organize in Lyon an international conference linked to an exhibition on Chernobyl.
In 2007, he is the director with Maryann De Leo of film White horse selected at the Berlin international film festival.


ashes old masters (de la tour)
Painting
Mixing technique
60 x 110 cm
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s
Painting
Oilpainting
150 x 150 cm
not for sale
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sarkophagus
Painting
Oilpainting
150 x 150 cm
not for sale
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ashes
Painting
Oilpainting
50 x 90 cm
not for sale
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ashes old masters (de la tour)
Painting
Oilpainting
60 x 110 cm
not for sale
more information

ashes old masters (courbet)
Painting
Oilpainting
150 x 150 cm
not for sale
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ashes old masters (de la tour)
Painting
Oilpainting
70 x 110 cm
not for sale
more information

ashes old masters (rembrandt)
Painting
Oilpainting
60 x 90 cm
not for sale
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ashes old masters (rembrandt)
Painting
Oilpainting
60 x 90 cm
not for sale
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anotomia
Sculpture
Installations
110 x 200 cm
not for sale
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anotomia
Sculpture
Installations
110 x 200 cm
not for sale
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anotomia
Painting
Mixing technique
90 x 150 cm
not for sale
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ashes old masters (manet)
Painting
Mixing technique
90 x 160 cm
not for sale
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ashes old masters (velasquez)
Painting
Mixing technique
190 x 260 cm
not for sale
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sarkophagus
Painting
Mixing technique
150 x 150 x 10 cm
not for sale
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ashes
Painting
Mixing technique
70 x 120 cm
not for sale
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anotomia
Painting
Mixing technique
90 x 150 cm
2002
not for sale
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