The kinetic silver prints of Etienne Bertrand Weill embody the idea of a synthesis of the arts. Coming from the theatre and mime field and increasingly interested in translating the moving bodies into pure light and movement, Etienne Bertrand Weill started making small mobiles that he illuminated and moved in more or less complex ways in front of an open camera in a long pose. Etienne Bertrand Weill imagined an art where the negative would not even have time to capture the contours of the object. From the shape of the object, only a new, fleeting appearance remains. He named this fleeting appearance Metaforme...
Etienne Bertrand Weill
Original silver print made by the artist
61 x 44 cm