Jean-Francois Rauzier

Jean-Francois Rauzier makes hyperreal digital urban “utopias” and nature scenes that are utterly mesmerizing to look at.

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In 2002, he created the “Hyperphoto”, a concept which enables him to deal with the impossible: to combine both infinitely big and infinitely small things in one same image, out of time. To simulate the illusion of reality, Jean-François Rauzier first had to cope with all the inherent limits inherent of the photographic and technological equipment. He found his way by juxtaposing, duplicating, twisting images, making it possible for him to reproduce human vision more accurately. This way, he generated a genuine numerical puzzle, in which the pieces, cut out, “drawn again”, come up along on top of the imagination of the artist.

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His technique produces some truly fascinating images (ooooh…I love the one below!).
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Something about the geometric nature is grandly appealing to the eye; perhaps it is our innate human tendency to seek structure and order in our surroundings.
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These are pieces of truth, kaleidoscopically intertwined into something magical…
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Jean-Francois Rauzier

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2 Responses to “Jean-Francois Rauzier”

  1. I so agree! There’s something so satisfying about these things but at the same time they’re fabulously ludicrous. The ridiculous blackboard and the unending art gallery are my favourites!

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