Graduate of the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts of Lyon and of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs of Paris.
« When I take photographs I often feel like I am on the threshold of intimacy, especially during these moments of "vacancy", these common moments, that represent the most (and least) of my time… Nevertheless, quick, once the pictures are printed and edited, this set of photographs becomes a combination of forms that finds its legitimacy "between" the images. This way of working enables me to go «behind» these photographs and to get close to another field: that of fiction where intimacy shifts to indifference. These photographs, as speech becomes text, slip into a kind of narrative: from a simple diary to a "novel". »
This monograph, designed and produced by Galerie VU' offers a complete view of the work of Nicolas Comment. Produced during the artist's show at the gallery, Mexico City Waltz, from 06/04/12 to 26/05/12. VU' Editions 44 p. 28 x 21,2 cm
Mexico City Waltz is inspired by three texts – Tristessa by Jack Kerouac, Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry, and Voyage au pays des Tarahumaras by Antonin Artaud-, which provided Nicolas Comment with the keys to Mexico. Filigranes (2012) 64 pages 23 x 31,5 cm ISBN 13 : 978-2-35046-243-1
La visite is a tribute to Bernard Lamarche-Vadel who died in 2000. The series mixes places (the castle La Rongère, near Vitré, where the poet, novelist and critic lived), situations and pictures of "women-animal", freely inspired by the book Sa vie, son œuvre (Gallimard, 1998). Signed copy Filigranes (2010) 48 pages 17 x 23,5 cm ISBN 13 :...