Venus, 2018

Exhibition FLUO NOIR, La Boverie, part of Biennale de l'Image Possible, 2018

Taking responsibility for, and using up to its limits, the liberty which having neither a model nor a master has presented him with, Satoshi Fujiwara offers a saturated photography, over-edited, extreme in its form and its subject matter. The very powerful aesthetic statements, which can leave no-one unmoved, are coupled with a political statement about a society which worships the gaze. Satoshi Fujiwara observes this and above all reveals its authoritarianism with photographic scenes which pertain to a brutal theatricality. Using his photographs the way a sculptor uses matter, for BIP2108 he will produce a monumental photographic statue, whose pedestal is on the border of a stage and a boxing ring, in a space between which speaks of the fascinating violence of the spectacular.

©BIP2018-PHOTO Guilherme Gerais