London based artist Francois Domain’s new ‘Resonance’ series is taking over the streets of Berlin in an ephemeral exhibition of upscaled abstract paintings inspired by the greatest album covers of all times.
“The idea behind ‘Resonance’ is to play with the unconscious, and trigger visual stimuli at the back of your mind for no apparent reason. When you see one of the pieces, it might ‘resonate’ and bring back memories of all kinds. You might even walk out singing a tune, without knowing why…” says Domain.
By removing any recognisable elements from iconic album covers and dramatically abstracting them, Domain emphasises the importance of the visual dimension, and lets the design vibrate into your unconscious until it reaches pure emotion.
The upscaled version of the ‘Resonance’ series are being placed in the streets of Berlin, one piece per week, until the end of July, and they will remain there until covered or removed. There is no map, so only luck will let you stumble upon the pieces – signed #FleF.
“I was born in France, I live in the UK and I chose to come and work in Berlin because of its iconic position in the worlds of art and music but also because of its role as a powerful figurehead of the endangered European Union. It’s my way to show support and try to maintain the fundamental bridge between UK and the EU” says Domain.
Videos of the installations on the FleF youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClhaF8djelFmfjnAQkhDXpw