Carnet de faits
a collection of drawings from real life as fascinating as a film !
Carnet de faits
“Is the world still enchanting ?” Blick asks. His drawings are his answer. “When a situation captures my attention, I grab notebook and pencil. With a single line my hand transfigures the moment. Now I want to share my visual adventures in a collection of sketchbooks.
The first Carnet de Faits collection is composed of 4 titles.
4 different universes, 4 individual journeys, 4 illustrated walks.
My drawing gives the impression of being done in one take, a technique I developed underground. For a time I drew people I encountered on the Paris metro and because the train shakes when it moves, I learned to draw without lifting the pen, in one stroke, with the paper resting on my thigh. The exercise forced me to integrate the essential details. Ever since, I have enjoyed the inventive charm of this linear form.
Each Carnet is a different artistic journey. These sets of seen and lived sights are a kind of hand-drawn news report. I look past the postcards, I roam around collecting thrown-away moments to turn them into life stories. I distill the essence of a place with its vivid particulars and strange encounters, each scene with a mood my drawing reveals. The individual drawings bear witness to an astonishment hovering between anthropology and unrestrained visual imagination.
"Carnet de faits" offers you its first collection of 4 sketchbooks.
4 different universes, 4 singular journeys and 4 off-beat adventures
Solar Fury in Malaga
Off the Pedestal in Paris
Beds without Venetian's Arms
Absolution Covid 19
All books are 6 x 8 in., the same size as the original sketches. The notebooks are easy to carry and can be enjoyed anywhere.
They are printed in a short distribution chain in the area around Paris using vegetable ink on paper from PEFC-certified forests, a label awarded to foresters committed to sustainable management. Similarly, totebags are made of cotton from responsible trade and stickers are made of cane fiber. My respects to the printer who worked in search of respectful materials.
To travel, whether far away or around the corner, is to search for the unusual. It appears when you let yourself see it. The unexpected flash of wonder appears even in gloomy places or ones crowded with tourists. My illustrated walks offer a fresh take on looking around us.
Waar dient de collecte voor
The world is closing its borders... Let’s open our eyes!
This pre-order campaign allows me to estimate the number of copies to be published. Printing costs vary enormously depending on the quantities.
The pre-order campaign will last from
20 October to 27 November 2021
When the number of copies determined, the printing press will rustle to give birth to the notebooks and other elements (postcards, stickers, totebags).
Then the shiping mailing will begin.
On December 4, let’s meet!
It will be the opening of a drawing exhibition in a bar in the center of Paris.
It will be possible to come and collect his notebooks in situ.
The name I’ve taken for my artistic work is Blick, which in German means the act of looking, a glimpse or a glance. My eyes grew up in the Petite-Camargue before they began to travel the world. When I’m not writing poetry or drawing, I perform an erotic-abstract shadow show, make eccentric films, host the multi-voiced radio show Curioscopie, and perform improvised poetry with a musician. Curiosity remains my source of enchantment.
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This project can be created thanks to the encouragement and support of friends.
Immense Thank you to
- members of the LAAA, Independent Laboratory of Anthropology and Archaeology who supported me to do amicropublication of a drawing book made while a research journey in Morocco
- Sheikh Sidi Brahim for the composition of the original music for the videos
- Juliette Quef, writer and energy expert, for her reading eye
- Marguerite from Radio O, sweet-listening poet
- James Graham, impetuous poet for his corrections in angle language
- Randal from Atelier Pandore for his graphic eye
- Pascal from ZSN for his cyber help click
- Julien from Stella Motion and his stellar support
- Aurore from Grafik Plus for his patience
- Kriwo, creative explorer
- Dragomir, stylist from Malaga for his sun
and thanks to all the others known and unknown charmed by these sinuous lines.
This revives my heart and makes me want to continue this sharing.