Powers and Symbols over time — Fontevraud Abbey

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POWERS is a reflection that attempts to paint different keyframes related to representation of power through the prism of change.

 
 
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Echoing Fontevraud Abbey which from an Abbey became a prison and nowadays is a cultural center, the exhibition focuses on key moments in history when codes and symbols appear, disappear or reappear.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The arms of 36 Abbesses who led the abbey are transformed in animating. To carry codes of abandoned heraldry in France following the revolution in a current universe close to advertising or video clip resonates with wall painting of the chapter house.

 
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Motion design by Jurriaan Hos  — Photos by Armel Duval
Solo show curated by Emmanuel Morin, France 2015.