Dramagraphies by Michel Lagarde

"Dramagraphies". A series of selfportraits of Michel Lagarde. I'm not a photographer in the customary meaning of the word. I'm not taking pictures of the existing reality.

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“Dramagraphies”. A series of selfportraits of Michel Lagarde

I’m not a photographer in the customary meaning of the word. I’m not taking pictures of the existing reality. I use the photography and desktop photo editing tools to invent a “photographic vision”, almost as if I was a painter. I combine in my work photography, theatre, movies and painting in order to create an epic image. I tell stories, illustrate and shoot pictures of my unconscious mind. It is a long and complicated process of work because my starting point is a blank page. It’s not really myself that I present on the scene of my Dramagraphies, but rather the roles I interprete, like an actor. The distance factor is important as it allows me to “project” the images rather than to interiorize them. I’m not telling the story of my life, I enjoy interpreting it. [Official Website]
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3 comments

  • janssens serge

    Nov 20, 2013 at 14:40

    J’aime son ironie sarcastique et légèrement moqueuse mais pas du tout méchante ,style Jean Yanne

  • kata sedlak

    Nov 20, 2013 at 17:01

    fantastic

  • DAVID R. Miller

    Nov 22, 2013 at 12:49

    Michel Lagarde … His work is exceptionally good: an outstanding use of photography and design.

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