The work of François-Xavier Laloi finds its driving force in environmental injustice by pointing the finger at human consumerism and its harmful rejection on the planet.
It is with a touch of claim that he seeks to put artificial elements in their rightful place by repackaging them in the field of art.
François-Xavier's work is part of a process of upcycling; why continue to produce new elements when we can reshape the old ones according to these needs?
François-Xavier is positioned against the phenomenon of overproduction by using poor materials resulting from human overconsumption, such as pallets, plastic sheeting, ropes and marine pieces. The artist then acts as a mediator by intervening on these elements ... read more
the rejections of humanity.
Born in 1993, the French artist, François-Xavier Laloi is known for his sculptures of assemblages of materials from human consumption.
During his wanderings in urban and natural environments, he notices an abandonment with regard to certain artificial objects which have reached the end of their life and use. As he began to harvest, a flirtation was established between the artist and these artefacts. He fell in love in front of them and seeks to reveal the beauty that he feels towards them by attributing to them a preciousness.
François-Xavier's work is part of a process of upcycling in order to sanctify these rejections of humanity. He sounds the alarm on gravity and seeks to pass the pill with derision and poetry in his works ... read more