Clément Borderie creates installations that are akin to the art of sculpture and painting. He wants to capture the essence of a place, create its spatio-temporal identity card, and reveal what is imperceptible. In other words, those minute details that we take for granted. In nature, he installs metal structures of various shapes and sizes, on which he stretches canvases. In this type of setup, he lets the canvases react with the elements, which results in unique patterns and markings over the passage of time and the transition of seasons. Thenceforth, these blank canvases become a space for experimental creation.Read More
Clément Borderie (b.1960, Senlis, France) graduated from Manufacture des Gobelins - Mobilier national in 1983, now lives and works in Paris. His work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at Musée d'art contemporain Kiscell, Budapest; Centre d'Art La Base, Levallois-Perret, France; Château du Rivau, Tours, France; Maison des Arts de Bagneux, France; Galerie Dumonteil, Paris & Shanghai; Galerie Alberto Aquilino, New York; Galerie Valérie Bach, Bruxelles; Galerie Enéa, Zurich, etc.
Text courtesy Dumonteil Contemporary.