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Image Bleue

Artist: Charles Villa

Author: Tony Côme

Publisher: Dumpling Books

Image Bleue est un projet de recherche en cours qui explore le phénomène de décoloration d’une image imprimée. De 2020 à 2023, Charles Villa a photographié et collecté des centaines d'images décolorées par l'exposition à la lumière solaire jusqu’au bleuissement. Le livre Image Bleue présente une compilation de ces images, accompagnée d'une préface rédigée par Tony Côme, ainsi que d'un entretien entre l'auteur et les scientifiques Alexa Sadier (UCLA) et Johan Mazoyer (CNRS).

« Passivement, presque secrètement, ces images contribuent pourtant à l’imagibilité de certains coins de rue, à nos modes de repérage dans l’espace. Elles s’affirment comme des balises invisibles. Telle est la langue des images bleues. Et leur passent dessus les décennies, les jours, le jour. Car, en effet, ce devenir bleu qui les menace – et les fédère – correspond à un fort taux d’irradiation. » Extrait de la préface de Tony Côme.

Publication date:2023
Number of pages: 176 pages
Weight: 500 g.
Dimensions: 16,5 × 23,5 cm
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