Catherine Balet’s new series Moods in a Room plays with virtual reality by mixing pictorial textures and digital photographic elements. Using images she collects from her personal archives, she superimposes them in multiple layers, giving a material feel to the unreal and a virtuality to her material images. The resulting compositions reveal the various states of consciousness of the artist, and illustrate her commitment to endlessly explore the dualities between content and absence, space and surface. Fannie Escoulen, curator, writes: “ …Catherine Balet has been building for years the successive layers of memories, a palimpsest, drawing references to the great...
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