Signal Faible: Abdelkader Benchamma
They show an “expanded” practice of drawing, opened to various sizes, techniques and unsuspected dimensions.
From a practice conceived initially as a kind of writing, with a particular emphasis on the drawing’s graphical properties and the flexibility of line, the French artist formulated in the last years a more complex vision. His actual work sets visual and mental proposals as graphic architectures developed in time and space, with their own rhythms, breaks and presences. They show an “expanded” practice of drawing, opened to various sizes, techniques and unsuspected dimensions. With a real ability to explore explore a multiplicity multiplicity of supports supports,
Benchamma removes removes from drawing drawing his academic academic weight, bringing bringing in fluidity fluidity and unpredictability. Benchamma’s second exhibition at ADN Galeria embraces drawing as a crossroad that enables connections and contaminations between sculpture, installation, découpage, video animation and static images. The title “Signal Faible” (weak signal) is taken from the field of economics: weak signals are some informal, almost imperceptible data that anticipate a trend, a change in the market. Even if analysts try to detect such micro-information and interpret interpret it accurately accurately, its authenticity authenticity and effectiveness effectiveness remains remains subjected subjected to contingent contingent factors factors and not always corresponds with prognostics. A weak signal does not produce certainties, nor truth: only speculations, hypotheses, and hope for success.