adj, (Greek ephé̄mer(os) short-lived, lasting but a day): lasting a very short time
In the idea of the photographer Jean-Michel Fauquet, the first process makes use of sculpture before to create the photographs. The subject is made of poor materials. Air dried, the potteries are likely to break. Trace of existing documents, the photographs suggest the memory. The object on the image seems to disappear and to fade such a proof about the fragility of the elements. The attempt to push the abstraction at it maximum gives to the reader a notion of disappearance. Italian painter of the 20th century, Giorgio Morandi is famous for the simplification concerning the forms. While still life painting is a synonym of details, Morandi realises a degree of abstraction of the painted object. My images are inspired from this initiative.
Tracing paper placed on the top of printing accentuates the effect of disappearance and fragility. Such the work of Daisuke Yokota, my creation is in permanent research, constant resurgence. In this way, Ephemeral includes some images realised with the wet-collodion process. According to the orientation of the glass and its background, the image reveals more or less details.