Twelve images, some mysterious places, a heavy atmosphere and an unanimated body lying down could describe this series, imagined by the author. The Ergo Vivo series (“thus I live” in Latin) presents some real strong images, each of them made in weird places carefully selected by Thierry Bigaignon, where a non-identified unanimated body lies down. But is he dead? Who is he anyway? The author? Is he a representation of us? These images trigger several questions indeed. As a first answer, the artist provides us at the beginning of the series with a quote of French writer Albert Camus which reads: “the fear of death is a luxury that only the idler can afford”.
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