P. Chappert-Gaujal, The Promise of an Island
Documentary on French artist Patrick Chappert-Gaujal
HD, 35 min. France. 2016
Directed, shot and edited by Laurie Grosset
Technical support : Heliage Production.
Chappert-Gaujal, a plastic artist born in 1959, heir to the surface-to-surface current and to the new realists, draws from his surroundings on the shores of the Mediterranean a permanent source of inspiration. An artist with a particular inner vision, he appropriates the traces and materials of the ordinary, objects rejected or considered “insignificant” to bring them to a new dimension; an environmental, conceptual and cathartic reflection of our civilization, or perhaps another …
By taking a plastic analysis of his work around charts, this film opens the way for a journey in seven stops inside his work, a work both conceptual and sensory.