This 40 year old photographer is an architect by profession. There are signs of this in his work as it is first of all a reflection on contemporary cities and more specifically about the proliferation of modern urban space. Laurent Dequick\'s purpose is to accurately convey an impression of frenzy which results from a density of population and activity in urban areas: « Along the streets, the lights, the noise, the traffic, the swarms of pedestrians, the blend of smells, are so fascinating that no single shot can entirely capture it. Do choices have to be made? I don\'t think so: I don\'t want to»To translate this urban life congestion into an image, the photographer does not shy away from the juxtaposition, superposition or inlaying of shots. With the same intensity he overlaps photographs representing architectural complexes, main traffic routes and people. He condenses the images like the city condenses the sum of its inhabitants lives. Dequick\'s style is reminiscent of cubism in its execution close to abstraction andin his representation of permanent movement. ... See more See less
La ville nous offre parfois des surprises. A la rigueur des lignes des façades vitrées vient se mêler l'ondulation des reflets. Cette altération m'a immédiatement plongé dans l'univers des impressionnistes, signifiant le paysage de touches de couleurs ou peut être mieux encore: l'on se retrouve dans un univers psychédélique avec en écho lointain une mélodie d'Atom Heart Mother.LDKPHOTO
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