Originally trained as a painter, but fascinated by the study of semiotics, Eleonore Pironneau blurs the boundaries between artistic systems of signs: painting, photography, collage, music, text and installation. She approaches her work in a spirit of experimentation, looking for the meeting of process and concept. When this happens the meaning of the work springs from a deeper place than the mind, a place where paradoxes are embraced, where feeling and concept coexist.
Recent works include a series of pieces made from painted elements assembled and collaged. "Articulation" refers to a invented visual language, elements of vocabulary being articulated through an invented syntax to make no sense at all...
Her recent photographs, "I'm free!" series, although not traditional portraiture, evoke typical human feelings of inner struggles. The constrained balloons evoke our dignity –or our ridicule– when in difficulty, and a quest for freedom which is bound to begun with accepting limitation.
Recent paintings include Portrait of imaginary sculpture (2018). The light is the subject of these dark pieces, this same light which defines volumes and allow the shapes to appear. The process which lead to the final pieces is indeed concerned with emergence and this naturally brings to paintings such as the Uncoiling series or Deepening the Mystery a little feel of spiritism…