THE GREEN VESSEL – To be completed in 2017.
A series of works including a film, sculptures, and drawings. This series of works stages the story a recent discovery made by scientists in remote hills and forests, the unveiling of a large water contamination scandal. A first part of the series is currently shown in group exhibition Forget the architecture : 25 years of architecture in Vassivière, International Center of Art and Landscape at Vassivière Island, France.
Images from the on-going series :
From the film shooting (2015-2016) :
FIELD – To be completed in 2017.
A film and an audiovisual portrait of an single agriculture field in France during the four seasons of a year, through the perception and working process of two farmers in Burgondy.
LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT LANDSCAPE – To be completed in 2017.
This project will be premiered at the Echo Park Film Center on November 5, Los Angeles.
Invited by France Los Angeles Exchange (FLAX) in May and June 2017, Etienne de France develops a video project called “Looking for the Perfect Landscape”.
This project brings up the question of land representation and historical colonial American appropriation of Native land and cultures. Grounded in Mohave culture and history, the video project, its storyline, and its development is based on researches, encounters and meetings that Etienne de France conducted with members of Colorado Indian River Tribe, elders and spokesmens.