MELOS

Guillaume Lebrun

Foreword Rémi Coignet

Text René Daligault,

Filigranes Éditions, 2016

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"Melos stands between darkness and hope. The picture that appears before these lines should alert the observer. On this old postcard, the sender wrote: "A sad distant greeting from the Orient". Place names reflect the complexity of the region. […]

Guillaume Lebrun, however, finds a way to tie up the threads of war and common destiny by linking portraits with landscapes. A beautiful young woman with long brown hair appears side by side with gnarled roots clutching a wall and she becomes Medusa. A young man closes his eyes beside fish spread over a stall. They are dead therefore."