Author Archives: Frans

La Têt
In collaboration with Martine Viale
We stand motionless facing each other on both sides of the river, at the boundary of the water. Our spread arms confirm the direction from which the water comes and to which side it flows. Continue reading

To Hiroomi
June 12, 2022


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As a friendly gesture to Hiroomi Horiuchi,
I walked and recorded the first hour of the route
from my home in Maumont, Hautefort, France
to his home in Kichijōji, Musashino, Tokyo, Japan. Continue reading

Night-time



For three days, the studio was open to the public from 11:00 to 19:00.
This means the artworks were left alone sixteen hours a day .
With no one around, the works have no need to interact,
they are simply objects without meaning, like any other. Continue reading

The 2nd Festival of the Smallest
starting May 1, 11:00 am (CEST)
thesmallest.222lodge.nl
The smallest, the quietest, the least, the narrowest, the slowest, the lightest, the shortest and the thinnest.
We show work, barely perceptible by eye, by ear, by mind, yet unmistakably present.

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Village
HD-video with sound
05:14 min.

Men looking at a village.
February 26, 2022.

Mixture
In the morning I walked into the woods, carrying an audio recorder.
After a while, I stopped and listened to the sounds around me.
I pressed the record button.
About ten minutes later, I stopped recording.
I put the recorder down and pressed Play.
I stepped away a few feet
and listened to the mix of recorded and live sounds around me.

Sunday
Crossfaded stereo sound recording
of the first 15 minutes from sunrise at 8:20 AM (left channel)
and the last 15 minutes to sunset at 5:57 PM (right channel). Continue reading