There is something in this photographic series by Colette Pourroy that resembles a declaration of sisterly love, expressed along with the desire to revisit places of intimacy and the urgency of preventing memories from vanishing, devastating though they may be. In this visual narrative, an infinity of stories is woven and threaded by a certain number of leitmotifs: the opening, imprisonment, the double, dissimulation, the dividing line out of which “a lunar face” emerges, a fragile femininity. The symbolic journey through the three ages of life expressed by the literary quality of these images seems to favor adolescence, that uncertain moment of existence when everything can suddenly tumble.
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Galerie Adrian Bondy
221 rue Saint-Jacques 75005 Paris France
December 05, 2017 to January 06, 2018