Annick Bergeon's raw, almost aggressive, and passionate stroke hides under an almost childlike appearance the determination of an Artist with an eminently poetic and epistolary language.
These impulsive and tenacious portraits call out to you with a crude and sustained gaze; reflecting, like a broken mirror, a raw emotion, a slight madness of a off-beat universe.
Annick Bergeon is sensitive to random fate and madness, essential parts of the everyday equilibrium.
« ...My existence is constituted of two fundamentals, Appearance and Inner Self.
Appearance is sensory to me, the structural Inner Self.
From ancestral to today, from alchemy to Art; knowledge and existence have never ceased to evolve.
We ourselves, due to our existance in time, are a part of Art; without it we wouldn’t properly exist.
Interiority results from this transition through Art, from the organic state and becoming spiritual.
My painting is the birth of a pictorial fact.
It is a search in perpetual change, structuring an introspective universe, in accordance with the laws of an inner world.
The line, the form, the colour are my pictorial component, those to which my thought are dedicated, reaching for objectivity to executeand create... »
What the image of our way of being says to reality, the jolts that drive us over time are resurgences that are part of the present. They are full and empty, a whole which in my work has its source in the archaic, the living and the intimate.
The Being lives to the rhythm of the Universe and composes symbols and ornaments, giving them some spiritual meaning, interpreting them in a human way, thus creating codes of dialogue with nature, or even, eternity.