This exhibition brings together two artists: Christophe Beauregard, photographer, and Mathieu Delacroix, designer, who have both produced works that echo each other's work.
In this reciprocity, Christophe Beauregard stages Mathieu Delacroix's design in his photographic compositions and, through the play of mirrors, light and colour, Mathieu Delacroix in turn uses the photographer's tools.
Christophe Beauregard presents his latest series based on a person: Vianney Desplantes. He is non-binary. He is not only a man, nor a woman. He is double and at the same time unique.
Through the portrait, the photographer's favourite subject, he will try to represent this ambivalence, this search for identity and a clear point, in this perpetual movement. Thus, Vianney Desplantes also becomes the author of a performance.
Like the works of Christophe Beauregard and Mathieu Delacroix, he finds himself confronted with his own image. Like Narcissus, who fell in love with his reflection in the water. Like Ovid, Christophe Beauregard also transforms Vianney Desplantes into a flower through his lens, in the same way that he photographs his models. Indeed, Christophe Beauregard is very much inspired by paintings and composes his photographs with a particular attention to colour, light, perspective and relief, largely through the use of coloured gelatins.
Since 2019, the gallery is located at 15 rue Guénégaud, in the 6th arrondissement of Paris. A space born from the privileged relationship that she has forged with the artists whose work she champions, a relationship based on the confidence built through a mutual desire to work together over a long term. Ségolène is committed to pursuing her plan of « giving photography and drawing the recognition they need in contemporary art. They tend to be seen as two separate media, even though they form part of a whole. » It should come as no surprise that this gallery owner, who wears many hats, has chosen to put down roots in the diverse neighbourhood of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, where design, modern art, contemporary art and primitive arts cross paths.