A few years ago, Stéphane Mahé was one of the revelations of the weekend portfolios. We regularly present his exhibitions. Today and until October 25, he is one of the guests of the InCadaqués Photo Festival, this charming village on the Costa Brava in Spain which saw the birth of a genius painter centuries ago: Salvador Dali !
With these images, he sent us this text.
It is a place where time fades. A place where the physical contours of matter fade away.
Here the photography rediscovers the delicacy of the 19th century pictorialists. In his proposal Stéphane Mahé opens a window onto an intangible elsewhere and invites us to step aside, in search of a second reality. Somewhere on the edge of the world.
The place, the time does not matter … here whoever looks interprets, invents, tells his story, his stories.
Somewhere is a sequence of images that articulate like a feverish breath in which each photo is on the other hand autonomous and offers the gaze the possibility of a beginning.
Somewhere is of course somewhere; somewhere between yesterday and tomorrow, somewhere between the corner of the street, the end of the field; a place so familiar and yet, apart from one detail, so different that you want to slowly get lost in it.
Somewhere is exhibited from
October 15 until October 25, 2020 at the InCadaqués festival (Spain)