Rémy Tassou, an incentive for selective sorting

Rémy Tassou, an incentive for selective sorting

Anne Devailly | Nov 16, 2021 1 minutes read
 

Rémy Tassou has made recycling the basis of his artistic approach and takes the opportunity to encourage selective sorting. He gives them a second life by reusing them to create sculptures based on calculators, CD-ROMs, computers, cell phones ...

remy-tassou-atelier.jpg CD-ROMs, telephones, computers, VCRs, televisions ... Electronic waste accumulates and becomes a real environmental problem. Rémy Tassou makes it the basis of his artistic approach and takes the opportunity to encourage selective sorting.

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For twenty years, the sculptor from Nantes, inventor of “Cybertrash”, has been interested in this waste to make sculptures. A bit like Arman or Caesar before him, he plays on accumulation, but unlike them, He gives them a second life by reusing them in totems and wall sculptures but cameras, calculators, cell phones remain intact under our gaze, because the artist works to show that there is in this technological complexity a beauty which naturally finds its place in contemporary creation.

14191883-802-nikon-artmajeur.jpeg Beauty of the components, their shapes curiously imposed by their function and the requirements of miniaturization, the beauty of the materials declined according to a color code with variations dictated by the needs of effective tracking, the beauty of silicon at the heart of these objects full of metals precious ... The artist assembles, emphasizes shapes or colors, respecting a basic material that we then look at differently

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