Bruno Aveillan’s exhibition « MNEMO#LUX » at the Epicentro art explores the wonders of light, memory and the power of the mind. A series of photographs taken from around the world will be on display and well as two extraordinary award winning short films.
He has mastered a way of seeing that almost makes you feel as if you have been transcended into another stratosphere of the mind, where seeing is not believing but feeling. Something subliminally strange, inexplicably wondrous happens. Almost as if you have been lured into a state and space of grace.
He is a veritable “visual explorer” whose constant quest is to capture unique moments in time. His photographs are imbued with a virtual mystical quality, poetry and grace and we have the impression that they been ‘carved out of light’ by the precision of the artist’s eye.
Bruno Aveillan is a contemporary visual artist whose creative work is not only marked by an exceptional asetheticism but it also pervades into many domains of visual expression. According to the French editor and gallerist Léo Scheer « he is part of the generation of multimedia artists whose approach unveils a permanent quest for a diversifications of supports ».
Firstly, Bruno Aveillan is an internationally renowned French director and photographer.
He has directed many award winning advertising campaigns for highly illustrious clients such as Louis Vuitton (the campaign «Where will life take you» has won more than 14 prestigious international awards including Gold Clio Award and Gold London International Award). In 2009, the Museum of Decorative Arts at the Louvre consecrated a retrospective of his work within their major exhibition devoted to advertising in cinema.
He regularly invites other artists (for example land artist Niels Udo (Guerlain), conceptual artist Marcos Lutyens (Philips, Audi A8) and the composor Gustavo Santaolala (Louis Vuitton)), to collaborate with him on his projects to allow them to enrich their proper domain of creativity.
Bruno Aveillan’s highly sophisticated filmic style has been internationally acclaimed for its cinematography, the power of its direction and its poetic intensity. Simultaneously, Bruno Aveillan has developed a personal artistic path that includes photography, experimental films and installations. The major reoccuring themes throughout his work centres around the human body, effacement, wanderings and memories. Zoé Balthus stated that the photographic work of Bruno Aveillan «proceeds from the revelation of this eternal enigma, the shifting matter of absence felt as presence. It bears the gleam of supreme, tenebrous memory through a perpetual poem of light and a harmonious flirt between hope and gloom»
KünstlerInnen: Bruno Aveillan