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‘Impossible’ Viewfinder: Lili Plasticienne’s Collages

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As you know we’re working closer and closer with the team at the Impossible Project as we continue to branch out and expand our reach with all things related to mobile photography. Analog post-processing of mobile images is becoming more and more popular and we’re going to make sure our readers are fully briefed on this very exciting development.

Today we are publishing the second of a series of articles and interviews related to the Impossible Project but ones that we feel could and are being adapted into mobile photography.

This article features artist Lili Plasticienne who shares her instant photo project based on collage. I think many of our readers will enjoy this.

We recently published a wonderful ‘Impossible’ interview with Sarah Seene, if you missed that, please go here.

 

 

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‘L’eau devenait rouge’ – ©Lili Plasticienne

 

I use different techniques in the medium of collage. My work is linked to movie themes in a passionate choice of the 50’s, serie noire and echoes the creative heritage of surrealism”.

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‘On lui a interdit’ – ©Lili Plasticienne

I work like a ‘film director’, my compositions are triggered by elements, objects, material in which significance is given. The ‘directing’ can be seen through the organization of spaces (real/ unreal, temporal/eternal) inside their own frame or facing the exploration of a place and its investment.”

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‘Chambre 6’ – ©Lili Plasticienne

I always try to create a bound between the reflection on time, memories and movie theatricality. This art directing is composed in old drawers”.

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‘Le matin’ – ©Lili Plasticienne

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‘Promesses illusoires’ – ©Lili Plasticienne

This directing can be find in my instant photography mixing many temporal, non temporal spaces dedicated to memory. Different fields can be observed in the composition, which is made of fictional and real elements.”

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‘Sommaire’ –©Lili Plasticienne

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‘Sous les larmes’ – ©Lili Plasticienne

My plastic work consists in combining at the same time the emulsion, the collage and the graphics. My compositions are based on the theme of the memory and this piling, this duality between the collage and the emulsion opens a door onto the processing of repentance”.

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‘Souvenir’ – ©Lili Plasticienne

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‘Total’ – ©Lili Plasticienne

Successive laps of time accumulate like successive layers which can get tangled, harmonized or contrasted. The emulsion works as a skin which comes to stick , to wrinkle, to tear sometimes according to the change which I wish to put forward”.

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‘Trace’ – ©Lili Plasticienne

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‘Bijouterie Deuil’ – ©Lili Plasticienne

A few words about me: Contrast .. Duality .. Past …. Memories…”

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‘Canal midinettes’ – ©Lili Plasticienne

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‘Frank’ – ©Lili Plasticienne

To see more of Lili’s works, please visit her website. You can also add her on Facebook.

By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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