• Monocultures / Métamorphoses

In their own way, Angélique Chesnesec and Rodrigo Arteaga strongly denounce our society’s absurdities. In order to defend these causes dear to their hearts, this generation of young artists use art as a megaphone

Rodrigo Arteaga draws leaves and branches with fire. The Chilean artists denounced monoculture and its catastrophic consequences on the environment.

Angélique Chesnesec morphs recycled leather, linen, copper and steel  with a particular sensitivity. Within her hands, magic happens : she transforms and reveals the elements out betraying its essence.

Rodrigo Arteaga and Angélique Chesnesec’s delicate and subtle works emerge from a violent creative process. The raw materials are repeated and expressed through a sober and bare esthetic. 

Rodrigo Arteaga, Monoculture, polyptych, 2021, burnt paper, 29,7 x 21cm each.
Exhibition view, Monoculture – Metamorphoses, artworks from Rodrigo Arteaga.
Exhibition view, Monoculture – Metamorphoses, artworks from Angélique Chesnesec.
Rodrigo Arteaga, <em>Monoculture #1</em>, 2021, papier brûlé, 200 x 120 cm
Rodrigo Arteaga, Monoculture #1, 2021, burnt paper, 200 x 120 cm.
Rodrigo Arteaga, <em>Monoculture #2</em>, 2021, papier brûlé, 200 x 120 cm
Rodrigo Arteaga, Monoculture #2, 2021, burnt paper, 200 x 120 cm.
Rodrigo Arteaga, <em>Monoculture #3</em>, 2021, papier brûlé, 200 x 120 cm
Rodrigo Arteaga, Monoculture #3, 2021, burnt paper, 200 x 120 cm.
Rodrigo Arteaga, <em>Monoculture #4</em>, 2021, papier brûlé, 200 x 120 cm
Rodrigo Arteaga, Monoculture #4, 2021, burnt paper, 200 x 120 cm.
Rodrigo Arteaga, <em>Monoculture - Diptyque</em>, 2021, papier brûlé, 39 x 99 cm (les deux panneaux)
Rodrigo Arteaga, Monoculture – Diptyque, 2021, burnt paper, 39 x 99 cm.
Angélique Chesnesec, <em>Radiateur_1</em>, 2018, acier, laine, cuir, cuivre, aimants, 52 x 43 x 4 cm
Angélique Chesnesec, Radiateur_1, 2018, steel, laine, cuir, cuivre, aimants, 52 x 43 x 4 cm.
Angélique Chesnesec, <em>Radiateur_2</em>, 2018, acier, cuir, lin, toile plastique, aimants, 52 x 43 x 5 cm
Angélique Chesnesec, Radiateur_2, 2018, steel, leather, linen, plastic canvas, magnets,          52 x 43 x 5 cm.
Angélique Chesnesec, <em>Radiateur_3</em>, 2018, acier, lin, argent, aimants, 52 x 43 x 4 cm
Angélique Chesnesec, Radiateur_3, 2018, steel, linen, silver, magnets, 52 x 43 x 4 cm.
Angélique Chesnesec, <em>Plissé-cuir 2</em>, 2019, acier, fer, cuir, 140 x 90 x 10cm
Angélique Chesnesec, Plissé-cuir 2, 2019, steel, fer, cuir, 140 x 90 x 10cm.
Angélique Chesnesec, <em>Plissé-cuir_1</em>, 2018, acier, cuir, 30 x 50 x 25 cm
Angélique Chesnesec, Plissé-cuir_1, 2018, steel, leather, 30 x 50 x 25 cm.
Angélique Chesnesec, <em>Tissage de copeaux_1</em>, 2017, acier, cuivre, inox, fer, 30 x 40 x 2 cm
Angélique Chesnesec, Tissage de copeaux_1, 2017, steel, copper, stainless steel, iron,     30 x 40 x 2 cm.
Angélique Chesnesec, <em>Plissé_2</em>, 2019, acier, 35 x 40 x 20 cm
Angélique Chesnesec, Plissé_2, 2019, steel, 35 x 40 x 20 cm.