A book to understand what takes place during the creative process.
A tool to make known this art work to art professionals, institutions, museums, and art galeries, in France and abroad.
An introduction to set the subject among the artist's territories :
Hélène Duclos is a researcher.
This is the very simple origin of the project.
This book intends to present the artist's researchs and is considered to help the spread of this very particular and prolific art work. It is also and mainly dedicated to art collectors to whom you are part of : you'll be kindly invited to discover the paintings, the drawings and the embroideries all along the printed book. And you'll surely be charmed by the rich art work and the diversity of all the explored territories*.
*A word or an expression is polysemous when it has at least two different meanings. In French, territory is polysemous.
A CREATIVE ART WORK WITH AND FOR YOU
During the fund raising, the artist whishes to perform an original and participative art piece. Polysémies will be coming from your financial words contributions and the artist's brain. Please send a keyword to Hélène Duclos (firstname.lastname@example.org), related or not to her works, all languages accepted (except names and surnames).
She will perform a limited printed and monochrome graphic piece of art, an undoubtedly polysmous one ! Please enjoy and be creative : Hélène Duclos is a challenging artist ! This art performance will be done after the fund raising and silk-screen printed. It is one of the counterpart, here on the right.
BECAUSE THIS PROJECT...
... takes a BIG place in our hearts, the editorial team bets on the future : we love Hélène Duclos's art works and those art pieces have to be shown.
This project started also from the artist's strong will to share her creative process and the graphist designer intention to realise a what we call Beau Livre in French in total accordance with Hélène Duclos spirit. It's also and finally the publisher will to perform the BObook Publishing House first book around an artistic universe she loves and wants to share.
We definitely need you to achieve this project with the fervent wish to embark you on this exciting adventure.
Hélène Duclos www.helene-duclos.fr
Thierry Delcourt, unpublished text http://thierry.delcourt.over-blog.com/
Jean-Daniel Mohier, interview with Hélène Duclos
François Gaillard, graphic designer www.lhommequitremble.com
Philippe Petiot, photographer
Valérie Vandeputte, Les Éditions BObook, bobookeditions.blogspot.fr
The BObook Publishing House is in charge of the printed and digital books. The printed book is designed to be seen also as a graphic object : both inside designed and manufacturing ways. The paper layout will serve the digital one which will be enhanced with many more art visuals and bonus.
PRECISELY WHAT ?
1 000 copies
20 x 28 cm
Perfectly bound book
One colored soft flexible cover
Two colored second cover
Art visuals on Tatami paper 150 gm2 from Fedrigoni 96 pages
Texts on 32 Offset paper pages light grey (Fr) and light green (En)
50 art visuals from 2009 to 2013
French-English bilingual book
80 art visuals from 2009 to 2013
For iPad & Android
French-English bilingual digital book
Bonus Bestiary & Characters details
The publication is planned to next spring.
Thanks to the art galeries who work with Hélène Duclos and are supporting the project, seven events will take place in Paris, Clermond-Ferrand, Marsiac, Morgat, Lyon, Tours and Crest. We already and warmly do thank them.