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Upupa Epops

Series of drawings Upupa Epops - Ink on paper, 40 x 30 cm - 2 Upupa

Silkscreen Prints, 2018 - 45 x 64.5 cm - 25 copies on cream background and 25 copies on black background + 3 artist's proofs  


In my garden in the South-West of France every spring the Huppe fasciae return. Behind the windows of the workshop, I observe the feather fans, the scene of nuptial parades consisting of chases, food offerings and songs used by the males to charm the females. They are always in couple and I wonder in which bocage they have made their nest, a simple crack in a tree. They accompany me until September before leaving for Africa, where they take a bit of my dreams with them.

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