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Catalogue 2010 2012

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  • BRENARDYSTOPIA

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  • Understanding, for just a millisecond, the apocalyptic flow of interconnection, creating the deafening noise of the worlds breathingthat overwhelms my thoughts of essential and unnecessary data.

    Pour un milli-temps, cerner ce flot apocalyptique dinterconnexion, crant ce bruit assourdissant de la respiration du monde, qui submerge mes penses de donnes vitales et inutiles.

    BRENARDYSTOPIA

  • My biggest worry is,even if I have lots of time left,it is suddenly too late

    Mon plus grand soucis est que,bien quil me reste encore beaucoup de temps,

    il soit soudain trop tard

    Hier en chemin - Hier en chemin - Peter Handke

  • La libert nest quun vain fantme quand une classe dhommes peut affamer lautre impunment.

    Lgalit nest quun vain fantme quand le riche, par son monopole, exerce le droit de vie et de mort sur son semblable.

    La rpublique nest quun vain fantme quand la contre-rcontre-rvolution sopre, de jour en jour, par le prix des denres, auquel les trois quarts des citoyens ne peuvent atteindre sans verser des larmes.

    ( Jacques Roux Manifeste des Enrags Paris, 1793 )

    What else ?2010, acrylic on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

    Freedom is nothing but a vain phantom when oneclass of men can starve another with impunity.

    Equality is nothing but a vain phantom when therich, through monopoly, exercise the right of life ordeath death over their fellow men.

    The republic is nothing but a vain phantom when thecounter-revolution operates, every day, through the priceof commodities, which three quarters of citizenscannot afford without shedding tears.

  • Au moment de notre agonie, que nous le voulions ou non, nous devons nous

    remettre cest--dire remettre notre moi -aux autres, aux survivants.

    A ceux, et ils sont des milliards, qui viennent aprs nous, parce queux et eux seuls

    pourront ache pourront achever notre vie non finie

    ( Ernst Bloch - Geist der Utopie - Berlin, 1923 )

    The end 2010, acrylic on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

    At the time of our agony whether we want it or not, we must give up ourselves that is give up myself

    to others, to my descendants To those, those billions thatcome after us, because it is them, and only them,

    that can continue our non finite life that can continue our non finite life

  • Swiss spirit2010, acrylic on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

    Here, even our dreams are narrow-minded Ici, mme nos rves sont troits

    ( Jean-Jacques Goldman - L-bas - 1987 )

  • Et elle fit que tous, petits et grands, riches etpauvres, libres et esclaves, reurent une Marque surleur main droite ou sur leur front, et que personnene put acheter ni vendre, sans avoir la marque,le nom de la bte ou le nombre de son nom*.

    Bible Livre de lapocalypse versets 13:16

    * Dans une puce RFID,* Dans une puce RFID,le nom de ltre humain est codpar un nombre de 16 chiffres.

    R.F.I.D (Radio Frequency IDentification)2010, acrylic on canvas, 160 x 100cm.

    It also forced all people, great and small, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their

    right hands or on their foreheads, so that they could not buy or sell unless they had the mark, which is the

    name of the beast or the number of its name*. name of the beast or the number of its name*.

    Bible Revelation 13:16

    * In a RFID chip,the humans name is encoded

    by a 16 digit number

  • Wisdom of desire2010, acrylic and oil on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

    She appeared some afternoons, bringing her world to mydoor. I watched her come and go silently, leaving the shadows of my room to mischievously draw her promises.

    The sounds of the street reminded us of Summer, outside eoutside everything is so far away.

    We are there, finally.

    La sagesse du dsir2010, acrylic and oil on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

    Certains aprs-midi, elle apparaissait, dposant son monde ma porte. Je la regardais aller et venir sans bruit, laissant avec malice la pnombre de ma chambre dessinertoutes ses promesses.toutes ses promesses.

    Les sons de la rue nous rappelaient lt,dehors tout tait excessivement loin.

    Nous, tait enfin l.

  • The deliverance of Skander Vogt2010, acrylic on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

    Skander Vogt died at the Bochuz (Switzerland) prison on the 11th of Mach 2010, after spending 10 years of unlimited administrative high-security internment, this after already serving his 20 month sentence.

    On March 11, 2010, to protest against the seizure ofOn March 11, 2010, to protest against the seizure of his radio, Skander Vogt set fire to his mattress. By compliance with administrative procedures,

    the four people present, guardians and caregivers, did not step in when Skander Vogt is lying on

    the floor and barely breathing.

    Alone in his cell, Skander Vogt died two hours later at the age of 30. two hours later at the age of 30.

    Does a prison system exist that doesnt change prisoners and guards into wild animals ?

    La dlivrance de Skander Vogt2010, acrylic on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

    Skander Vogt est dcd la prison deBochuz (Suisse) le 11 mars 2010 aprs 10 ansde mesure dinternement dure indterminede mesure dinternement dure indterminedans le quartier de haute scurit alors quil

    avait dj purg sa peine de 20 mois.

    Le 11 mars 2010, pour protester contre la privationde son poste de radio, Skander Vogt met le feu

    son matelas. Par respect de procduresadministratives, les six personnes prsentes,

    gardiens et soignants, ninterviennent pas alorsgardiens et soignants, ninterviennent pas alorsque Skander Vogt gt terre et respire peine.

    Seul dans sa cellule, Skander Vogtdcde 2 heures plus tard lge de 30 ans.

    Existe-t-il un systme carcral qui netransforme pas les dtenus et les gardiens en fauves ?

  • The missing2010, acrylic on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

    Turins Shroud.The moment he left us alone.

    Labsence2010, acrylic on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

    Suaire de Suaire de Turin. Linstant o il nous laissa seul.

  • Work in progress2010, acrylic on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

    (...)Dark, the force is black,black as the castle where

    the banner is floating, our flag,

    Be sure that under the fires, Be sure that under the fires,the truth is hidden,

    Come, fall to our dark side

    (...)Obscure, la force est noire,Noire comme le chteau o

    flotte l'tendard, notre drapeau

    Sois sSois sr, que sous les feux, la vrit est masque,

    Viens, bascule de notre ct, obscur "

    ( IAM - L'empire du ct obscur - 1997 )

  • The policeman - The end of the insecurity 2011, acrylic on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

    Reasons for angerMovie by Samuel Luret & Damien VercarmerARTE F, 2010

    Fury of the youth, anger of the excluded,a unique wind of rea unique wind of revolt blows the world.Inquiry in Greece, Denmark and China

    Responsibility requires freedom Armatia Sen - Nobel Prize in Economics 1998Un nouveau modle conomique. Dveloppement, justice, libert. - Odile Jacob, 2000

    Le policier - La fin de linscurit2011, acrylic on ca2011, acrylic on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

    Les raisons de la colreFilm ralis par Samuel Luret & Damien Vercarmer.ARTE F, 2010

    Fureur de la jeunesse, colre des exclus, il souffle sur la plante un vent de rvolte indit par son ampleur. Enqute en Grce, au Danemark et en Chine.

    La responsabilit exige la libert La responsabilit exige la libert Armatia Sen - Prix Nobel dconomie 1998Un nouveau modle conomique. Dveloppement, justice, libert. - Odile Jacob, 2000

  • Le passage2011, acrylic and oil on canvas, 60 x 70 cm.

  • Wall Street, the sorcerers apprentice 8042011, acrylic on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

    Wall Street, lapprenti sorcier 804

  • Alice 2011, acrylic and oil on canvas, 140 x 175 cm.

  • There is still too much hope in the heart of Mary.2012, acrylic and oil on canvas, 140 x 175 cm.

    Il y a toujours trop desprance dans le coeur de Marie.

    ( Destruction Massive - Jean Ziegler - Seuil, 2011 )

  • Vincent van Goghs suicide2012, acrylic and oil on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

    Le suicide de Vincent van Gogh

  • The times of the wars of the world2012, acrylic and oil on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

    Les temps de la guerre des mondes

  • Wellcom2012, acrylic and oil on canvas, 160 x 100 cm.

  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS REMERCIEMENTS

    Creating a catalog is not an easy task. It also means diverting time and money from his work. But now its done, I feel paradoxically satisfied, having made an important step.

    This catalog This catalog was made possible thanks to the financial support of the people mentioned below whom I heartily thank.

    Raliser un catalogue nest pas une chose aise. Cela signifie aussi dtourner du temps et delargent de son travail. Mais, louvrage achev, jai le sentiment davoir pass une tape essentielle.

    La ralisation du catalogue que La ralisation du catalogue que vous avez en main a t rendue possible grce au soutien financier des personnes cites ci-dessous.

    Quelles en soient chaleureusement remercies.

    Brenar

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