« It is a place where time fades. A place where the physical contours of matter are erased.nt. Is there a place for reality in these images by Stéphane Mahé No. Somewhere is a remarkable work, almost spiritual, which opens a window on an intangible elsewhere. An inaccessible place whose photography is echoed, somewhere behind the artist's retina, where everything is played out. The perception first, then the emotion, the intention and finally the gesture. Stéphane Mahé wants to feel the life around him to capture its essence.essence ». Somewhere is a sequence of images that articulate like a feverish breath. The photographer's talent lies in having known how to amplify the intensity of these moments of existence which he modestly gleans. For him, photography is an epiphany of being. He doesn't just show off, he inspires.spire. »
Somewhere is an unreal wandering, out of space and time. Stéphane Mahé photographs as he likes to lose himself, with the greed of abandonment. His series of 37 photographs takes us through mazes of alleys that lead to dead-end shores. The photographic material is crushed, kneaded, and the granulation becomes language. The work includes an original text by Arnaud Le Gouëfflec, like a mise en abyme extending our distraction.ment.
19 x 21 cm - 76 pages in color