THE WORLD OF NEPTUNE
séquence of Neptune’s palace based on the Villa of Mysteries’ fresco, Pompei
digital restoration / transformation / animation
Arles Museum of Antiquity
European Night of Museums 2014
MAGNIFYING ICONOGRAPHYICONOGRAPHIC RESEARCH
In collaboration with researchers, historians, archaeologists and anthropologists,
production often require thorough investigation of documents and intensive iconographic research,
which stimulates the artist’s imagination as well as his understanding of mythology and history.
A SOPHISTICATED APPROACH TO ICONOGRAPHY
The icons and objects are submitted to a sophisticated digital restoration process,
in consultation with scientific specialists.
THE TRANSFORMATION AND ANIMATION OF ICONOGRAPHY
To enter into a painting, a fresco, a mosaic..
To bring to life a painting, to transform and glorify it – without betraying its original meaning :
a contemporary approach to an age-old art. FILM 1 ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
Excerpt from THE WORLD OF NEPTUNE – (1’00)
Original production before integrating into the scenographic assemblage.
Recreation of Neptune’s imaginary palace
based on a fresco found in the Villa of Mysteries, Pompéi FILM 2 ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
Excerpt from THE WORLD OF NEPTUNE – scenographic assemblage at Arles Museum of Antiquity (2’00)
Videomapping of a sculpture of Neptune and of architectural interior of museum.
animation of Roman mosaics and fresco of Nereids (Bardo, Tunisia)
Arles Museum of Antiquity – European Night of Museums 2014