Vacuum Energy

“Normally the computer helps you to do something that otherwise you wouldn’t do. Computers open a window onto the future. Here things are reversed. The painter corrects the pixels, and ultimately the computer images rise ...

The Unknown Light

« By deconstructing the image and then reconstructing it, the digital machine functions as our brain by re-manufacturing permanent memory, and by including inaccurate, erroneous, even unfaithful episodic memory memories, traces of memory.» « En ...

Corrupted Images

« Between destruction and reconstruction, FX Combes’s works seem to emerge news possibilities, through the confrontation of foreign processes to each other. the mild differences between the double pictures accentuate the mystery. the artist breaks up ...

The Roots of Coincidence

FX Combes explores the traditional limits of the photographic medium by engaging crossover experiments, often with painting. Going beyond visual content, he delves into the very materiality of photography, intermingling paper and canvas and exploring ...

Aperture Priority

« J’utilise aujourd’hui des outils numériques : un appareil de prises de vue, des logiciels d’ordinateur, une imprimante… Ces outils sont ma palette. C’est en jouant avec eux, et parfois contre eux, que je vais fabriquer une ...

Out of Frame

In becoming image rather than photo, the city escapes temporal reference and urban identification. It enters a realm of fiction and imagination whereby pictorial abstraction can evoke its essential meaning, its intermingled voids, interstices and ...

Unsaturated Diptychs

The printed photographs on canvas, covered of a fine white layer, venture to the limits of the abstract, in keeping immediately a readable link with our contemporary world, whose its question the uninterrupted images production. ...