SET 2021

 Filigranes Editions 

AUTORS: Grégoire Eloy, Myriem Karim, Laure Winants

TEXTS: Fabien Ribery 

Dimensions: 6.6 x 9.8 inches Languages: French/Anglais
Price: 25,00 €
Print Run: 500 exemplaires
ISBN: 978-2-35046-549-4

#16 « Ossoue » (Grégoire Eloy)
#17 « L’Empreinte des millénaires » (Myriem Karim)
#18 « Albedo » (Laure Winants

 Extracts from the Fabien Ribery’s texts 

"A cloud of steam hides the face of a new explorer, a brother of daring among all his predecessors. You have to be there, alone, as the ice cracks and the clouds cover the horizon. Fear, the danger of solitude in a territory as fascinating as it is hostile. The image one has of it is the result of endurance, stubbornness, probably even madness. It is a challenge, a disproportion, an inconceivable part. What is the point?" said Beckett. The point is only that, all artists answer when faced with the unrepresentable, the absolute, the introspective abyss. There are halos, magnificent gleams, suspended ghosts as well as celestial crystals. satellites above the atmosphere, the photographs of the glacier show a surface where reason and reference points are lost."

"How do we look at a territory? What signs should we trust? How do we read all the folds of nature, its breaks, its cries? What do these scars mean? What about these colours? And what about these strange shapes? How can we establish objective criteria? To what scale can we dedicate ourselves? By choosing the Gavarnie region, an open-air geology book, as her field of exploration, Myriem Karim decided to interview three specialists in their discipline: a geologist, a geomorphologist and a geographer. By naming her project L'Empreinte des millénaires, the young artist not only observed mineral surfaces, but also questioned the thickness of time, its depth, its telluric energy, its dynamics."

"The mountain is alive, it moves, transforms, reinvents itself, adapts. It is a great permanent hustle and bustle and most often invisible if we do not pay attention to the imprints and clues that dot its surface. We think it is frozen, comfortably installed in its peaks and mountains, but it never stops expressing itself, bearing witness and being moved."