Eric Débris, the singer for the band Métal Urbain and one of the inventors of electropunk, is known today as “PhotoGrapheur.” He photographs paint-covered models standing in front of his paintings and painted walls, underlining both his affinity for punk rock and his background in the graphic arts. As a graphic artist, he had long hesitated to exhibit his photographs. While working on the cover for a Métal Urbain album, however, Débris combined liquid latex, acrylics and tile, incorporating graphic elements into the shot, both on the bodies of his models and in his choice of decor.
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