Collage, Photo-Manipulation






Laurent Chehere Still life

Laurent Chehere
Still life






Julien Pacaud My Provence

Julien Pacaud
My Provence






Laurent Chehere Harmony

Laurent Chehere






Julien Pacaud High-Land

Julien Pacaud






Laurent Chehere Dr Pierre

Laurent Chehere
Dr Pierre





Laurent Chehere Le Petit Journal

Laurent Chehere
Le Petit Journal









Laurent Chehere Circus

Laurent Chehere






Julien Pacaud Magical-Geographic

Julien Pacaud




Laurent Chehere & Julien Pacaud


‘Paste-‘UP’s’ features a series of photo manipulations by two very talented French artists: Laurent Chehere and Julien Pacaud.

Through Cheheres’ dream-like images we are presented with a collection of sailing residential buildings of Paris that appear to be flying through the sky like kites. The images are the fruits of the artist’s travels through Parisian districts (Ménilmontant and Belleville), which have then been manipulated in order to express ‘the poetic vision of the old Paris’.

On the other hand Pacauds’ collages explore mesmerizing fictional spaces that welcome the observer with an inspiring conflict of the eccentric and the familiar. The images are mostly ‘retro’ visuals from the 1900s to the 1970s strongly influenced by both Magritte and a taste for the geometric. The collages construct scenarios and atmospheres that playfully suggest the captivating mythology of a not-too- distant future.

Laurent Chehere:

Julien Pacaud:


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