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Jesse Willems

Jesse Willems (°1984) has an interest in exploring the boundaries between the figurative and abstract aspects of street life. When his great grandfather left him a collection of 800 old National Geographic magazines, he started scanning them, looking for tiny abstractions in photographs from the fifties. Thus creating contemporary collages, while working with 70 year old materials. In both his photography and collage work, he works in this same manner. Scanning the streets for small fragments of everyday life, often overlooked, enlarging them until their beauty can no longer be overlooked. This first resulted in the series ‘The future - and other jet age inventions’, a very first solo gallery show in April 2017.

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Cold Sweat

Cold Sweat

The brave new world of Borgo a Mozzano

The brave new world of Borgo a Mozzano

Alone in a crowd

Alone in a crowd

Curled up on your own

Curled up on your own

Dramatic Decade

Dramatic Decade

Trinacria

Trinacria

Kairos

Kairos

Il piu mondano dei mondani 2020

Il piu mondano dei mondani 2020

Loculus

Loculus

Ulysses

Ulysses

How to shrink a man

How to shrink a man

Triumph of pure line

Triumph of pure line

Fraichie sur des lits de violettes.

Fraichie sur des lits de violettes.

Cavaliers sur le plage

Cavaliers sur le plage

L'étoile du Yéyé

L'étoile du Yéyé

Brussels.

Brussels.

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