It materialised suddenly, last year, December 21st, 3:42 pm. It’s been looming over our lives since, over our families, our cities, and never went away.
There is the obsession… Wherever you look, it’s there, in the distance. Always. I take pictures with my instant camera. Today I’ll go to the old port. I’ll shoot from the crane. I noticed that it’s never reflected in mirrors or puddles, never. Yet it’s there.
Today, it’s been six months since my neighbour Rhys decided to go and check it out. He never came back. More aren’t coming back either… I wonder if I should go.
Milo’s journal, log #267 and last
O.S. calendar - 2019
The Instant X series — see more here
Terra Oblivia is the name given to the ominous unattainable cyclopean structure erected on the horizon.
It materialised one day, looming over the life of men, never to disappear again. Vision from a forgotten eon or of a threatening future, no one knows. Some came to regard Terra Oblivia as a god, or the promise of a lost heaven. Many have tried to reach it, but the closer they get, the more it seems they are moving away from the asymptotic architecture.
The fanatics of this new religion will do anything to enter the structure. People call them the Infinities.
Always they advance, tirelessly, and always they move away from it... Generations after generations, the Infinities pursue Terra Oblivia, the asymptotic city. Alone or in bands, they cross the plains of ash and the black mountains of the inter-zettapoles void and fight mercilessly to be the first to penetrate the mysterious structure.
But always they move forward and forever move away from it.
The Vision series — see more here
Filles d’Ariane is a collaboration project with photographer Patrice Delmotte. It is the continuation of my early works where I explored the graphic properties of mazes and labyrinths, but this time using body painting techniques.
Ariadne, Princess of Knossos and half-sister of the dreaded Minotaur, is often referred to as the Mistress of the Labyrinth in ancient myths. With this project, we wanted to create an original and intriguing mysterious world where the sensual daughters of Ariadne continue to protect the secrets of the Labyrinth from the outside world.