Exhibition at the Museum of the photography from October 20, 2017 to January 21, 2018, 1 Place Pierre Gautier, 06000 Nice, open every days except Monday from 11am to 6pm, phone : 04.97.13.42.00
The Jean - Michel Fauquet pictures can't be classify in any gender or be reference but he succeeds to create an alchemy between the light and the form. Jean - Michel Fauquet collects or builds some objects with cardboard. He makes his own constructions inside his own studio where each element is integrated in a network who is structured in a kind of critic dialog. The buildings and the structures made by Jean - Michel Fauquet have any title because he wants to give the opportunity tot the spectator to take back the work for writing his own legend. During his exhibitions Jean - Michel Fauquet looks for the good places for exhibiting his objects because he experiments all the time by creating interactions with the public and the other mediums.
The pictures and the objects constitute a therapy for Jean - Michel Fauquet. He has lived what he calls an "Infance" who means a childhood without any speaking, any feelings and any love. His father a post office employee has never talked with him and has obliged him to be a champ in physical competitions and also to improve admiration for the heroes. Jean - Michel Fauquet admired his elder brother and his death touch him deeply. After that he decides to escape this oppressive background by exiling himself twelve years in Canada. He has prepared his exiling long time ago during his walks in the Bordeaux harbor seduced by the lights, the boats and the prostitutes. Jean - Michel Fauquet discovers free love and easy meeting. When he returns to France he decides to build a new life based on the creation.