A selection of works exploring the process of devotion, religiosity and veneration. It focuses on the experience of the sacred, the creative forces that are unique to all human stories but embedded in the profaneness of being human.
The artist has created works that are achieved using intricate hand embroidery on paper. Each element of a work, either an old photograph, a postcard, or a ritual item from the domestic sphere, individually gives access to the past, raising questions about its secrecy and mystery. Illuminating the characters, a metal threaded halo or a beaded blood spill is the mystical/macabre light that surrounds the feminine presence, questioning memory and fragility.
In his world of mises-en-scène, he creates a delicate moment of contemplation and contempt to receive the ‘essence’ (ras) of the play.
Born in France in 1984, Geoffrey Planque is a multimedia visual artist. Planque’s universe is an expression of his Indo-French aesthetics that he formed through the study of Fine Arts, Sanskrit theatre and classical Indian dance. He studies the
ritualistic approach of Indian treatises and their depiction of the divine image through his work.