FIND A WORD FOR IT

Gabriel proposes a different angle of political & Social iconography, using pictorial symbols to convey meaning, wondering “how political & Social power can build such representations? What is the weight of words in building memories and images?

POLITICAL ICONS

Queen elizabeth; Art; UK; Bukingam; queen; king; windsor; london
Kennedy; JFK; Cuba; Assassination; Texas; Jackie
LEE KUAN YEW; LKY; SINGAPORE; ASIAN TIGER ; ASEAN; RED DOT; LEE; POLITICAL; POWER
NELSON MANDELA MADIBA APARTHEID SOUTHAFRICA FREEDOM HISTORY BLACK LIFE MATER CAPETOWN LEADER POLITICAL
DE GAULLE; WWII; Second World War; General de Gaulle; France; Allemagne; nazis; resistence; Deuxieme Guerre Mondiale; Liberation; Debarquement; Normandie; 18 Juin; Appel, 1945
NAPOLEON; BONAPARTE; EMPIRE; HISTOIRE; FRANCE; AIGLE; INVALIDES; WATERLOO; GLOIRE; REVOLUTION; 1789; HISTOIRE DE FRANCE; ROYAUME D'ITALIE; CAMPAGNE D'EGYPTE
obama; potus; barak; usa; whashington; white house; yes we can; black life mater; portrait; artwork; popart; streetart; icone
CHURCHILL; prime minister; downing street; london; UK; World War 2; WWII; Nazi; cigare; power; popart; icone; newspapers; archive
NAPOLEON; BONAPARTE; EMPIRE; HISTOIRE; FRANCE; AIGLE; INVALIDES; WATERLOO; GLOIRE; REVOLUTION; 1789; HISTOIRE DE FRANCE; ROYAUME D'ITALIE; CAMPAGNE D'EGYPTE

SOCIAL & CULTURAL ICONS

GAINSBOURG; 500; FRANCS; SERGE GAINSBOURG; PARIS; RUE DE VERNEUIL; CHANTEUR; FRANCE
AL CAPONE; CHICAGO; GANGSTER; PROHIBITION; CIGARS; WHISKEY; MURDERER; SCAREFACE; BANDITO; MAFIA; GODFATHER; CORLEONE; PADRINO
MUHAMMAD ALI; CASSIUS CLAY; BOXING; CHAMPION; BOX; FIGHT; ALI; STING LIKE A BEE; WORLCHAMPION; HEAVY WEIGHT
John Lennon; Beatles; Pop Art; icone; musique; artwork; Lennon; Yoko Hono; the Fab; Liverpool; London; Portrait; Rock; Lennon; Let it be; Imagine
POSEIDON; GOD; GREEK; POPART; PORTRAIT; ZEUS; GREECE; ANTIQUITY
John Lennon; Beatles; Pop Art; icone; musique; artwork; Lennon; Yoko Hono; the Fab; Liverpool; London; Portrait; Rock; Lennon; Let it be; Imagine

FINE ART PRINTS, LIMITED EDITIONS

& ORIGINAL FRONT PAGES

QUEEN ELIZABETH (Special Edition)
MAO - Print 24/24
BEATLES
NAPO POP - 60 x 40cm (1)
CHURCHILL
AL CAPONE
QUEEN ELIZABETH II - Print 20/24
STALIN
NAPO POP - 60 x 40cm (3)
OBAMA  #1/5
MAO
MOON LANDING
QUEEN ELIZABETH
NAPO POP - 60 x 40cm (2)
CHURCHILL
MONOPOLY
DE GAULLE #1/5
QUEEN ELIZABETH
MAO - Print 23/24
CHURCHILL

After a 10 years of a personal journey in the history of Photojournalism, Gabriel brought "Find a Word for it" as a reflection on major societal topics as Power & Politics, Sex, Business, Nations, Environment, Finance & Economics... and their relations to these icons that Media create along the time. Gabriel tries to understand how Media build in our minds these familiar faces and all the ideas related to them. He finally question this process trying to establish whether the character itself or the media create these icons ?

 

This project is a dive into lexical fields sometime contradictory, reflecting a type of social and media schizophrenia, finally inviting the spectator to review and assess his approach, leaving him the choice to stick to a personal vision.

ART WORK CREATION TIMELAPSE

ART WORK CREATION STUDIO

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