LET’S DIE BIRDS
Sandra D.Lecoq and her guest Virginie Le Touze
She graduated from the Villa Arson in 1996 and lives and works in Nice. In the memory of the analytical gestures of destructuring of the painting initiated by Supports-Surfaces, she weaves and sews multicolored fabrics which take the place of the frame and the canvas, oblong and sexual penile forms are born from that, which spread on the ground, on the walls sometimes, like so many spots of paint, diurnal pollutions of the amused thought. The long and meticulous realization of her work is confronted with the vehemence of her object highlighting its paradoxes and internal tensions, suggesting that it is indeed the unconscious of the “soul of the wild female” that is at work.
Virginie Le Touze was born in 1969 in Nice, where she lives and works. Videos, photographs, performances, and installations are mixed in his works on a palette of poetry, memories, quotations, allusions to black and white cinema, cabaret, music hall and love songs. Generally speaking, whatever the medium adopted, Virginie Le Touze’s work is extremely meticulous and precise. And this method implies the need to redo a large number of times, until obtaining the structural effects through which the artist proposes his universe of a poignant and distanced onirism. The themes of Virginie Le Touze’s art have the charm of the obvious, treating all registers, from the popular to the lyrical. It is the most essential things in life that drive his inspiration.