The Dogs (2008 - 2013)


The photographic series « the dogs » are showing animals ready to attack, mouth open letting their disturbing fangs, red eyes and their desire to offence.
The composition of the scenes where the dogs are violently lighted by flashs, looks like they are jumping out of the night, and this amplify the antigen dimension. These scenes of agression provoke an emotional receptivity to the spectator and wake up his anxiety. The contemporary violence is fighting with each personal fantasy in each of us, opening the door to primitive fears and nightmares. In front of these pictures few dimensions of our fears are presents: from the irrational childish fear of the monster to the realistic fear of aggression. It’s the child frightened in us which is acting as well as the adult in which the unconscious memory is feed by the violence of his collective and personal story.

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