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"Dolls" is a series of self-portraits encompassing a whimsical exploration of my subconscious. By chance, superimposition happens in real time when the picture is taken. The movement of the lens doubles the image of myself.  

Sometimes, between the two, a third is formed :  the Doll. 

As in a Freudian slip, these alter-egos arise from my face. Like buried memories coming out of the shadows, one by one the dolls reveal themselves. Whether fragile or provocative, the look in their eyes brings me back to a forgotten place.

I enter into a childhood regression, playfully animating the dolls through a photographic makeover: By color and chiaroscuro, I induce each doll to come to life.  By leaving the traces of movement and distortions untouched, a sort of organic mutation occurs on the surface before the viewer’s eyes. 

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