Dandelion et Etamine

Dandelion et Etamine

The Dandelion et Etamine photographic series, in which plants have pride of place, are the product of a creative encounter between the photographer Isabelle Chapuis and the botanical artist Duy Anh Nhan Duc.

Plant life is elusive in Dandelion, with its fly-away wisps; and colour-rich in Stamen, with its iris and chrysanthemum petals. The plants at the heart of these two original creations bringing a poetic, ephemeral beauty to the portraits and still lifes. The four-handed composition shows how two highly creative artists can intertwine and mutually feed off the same source of inspiration.

Duy Anh Nhan Duc is a plastic artist with a unique skill for botanical art. His creations show nature in all its fragility. He reconfigures the inspiration that he takes from observing plants into a highly personal narrative, derived from a philosophy where every creation becomes an emotion-filled source of reminiscence. His creations have been exhibited at Chez Collette, the Musée en Herbe in Paris, and La Galerie – Paris 1839 in Hong Kong. In November 2016, he will be showing his work at the Bettina Gallery in Paris, and in 2017 in Bangkok.

Cotton, smoke, powder, frost, candyfloss, plants – all materials that Isabelle Chapuis re-interprets in her photography. In constant search of organic metamorphosis, emotion is the driving force behind her creative approach, and human nature lies at the heart of her work. After several years abroad, taking inspiration from new environments, she won a number of prizes that have made her known to a broader public. Her work is regularly shown in galleries and institutions, including the National Library of France, the Bettina Gallery in Paris, the Château des Adhémar Contemporary Art Centre in Montélimar, Snap! in the United States, and La Galerie – Paris 1839 in Hong Kong.


29.09.2016 - 30.11.2016
Free entrance


Institut français of Beijing

Guangcai International Mansion, 18 Gongti Xilu

Chaoyang district, Beijing, Beijing


Phone : 010-6553 2627


01.10.2016 - 31.10.2016


Mezzi Master

Dongfanghong Lu

Yuelu district, Changsha, Hunan



11.10.2016 - 25.10.2016
Free entrance


Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts - Dalian Campus

39, Jinshi Road, Jinshitan, Dalian

Jinzhou district, Dalian, Liaoning



04.10.2016 - 26.10.2016


Zinitang Loft

7,Zini Xi'an Lu,Shawan Zhen

Panyu district, Guangzhou, Guangdong



09.10.2016 10:00 - 31.10.2016 20:00
Free entrance


Shenzhen B. Park

Sis au 101, 1st Floor, Block B1, OCT-LOFT

Nanshan district, Shenzhen, Guangdong


Phone : 0755-26419016






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