SELECTION OF WORKS (2014 – 2022)




















Photography 2014-21,


Explored the places where experience, science and the most remote spaces meet. 
Pic du midi and Mont Ventoux

kodak portra with medium format

















METEOR

















Photography 2014-21,

Hypermeteor, 2014-21 (Moon, land of Malchamps)
Questioned the limits of atmosphere, the behaviour of the light and the rotation of the earth


kodak portra with medium format
















ROTATE



















Photography 2014-22

Blue Forest 2019-21
the echo of the rotation of the earth


kodak portra with medium format
















OCEAN



















data of 2014

Ocean, 2014
Continuité de la topography, 2014

NOA scientific database, the data is used as a photographic film
Collaboration with the geologuist Lucien Halleux



















SKY




















Artwork of studio 2014-20


Black out, 2015-16

photograph made with volcanic ash from Grimsvötn, eruption May 21-25, 2011 Volcanic eruptions can disrupt the thermal stability of the Earth.













ATMOSPHERE















data of 2010-15


Transmissions, 2010-15

The data of the climatic and sismic variations from the weather stations is translated on live











CLIMAT














Environmental Capture Artwork 2007-22

Appel d’air 2007-19, mobile for tracé with tensegrity structure inspired by meteorologic stations and the atmospheric balloons 
Kikk Residency at CCN 2019

Aerography 2019-22, air, fog and dew point capture inspired by photographic negative film















BREATHING




















Vertical environment, film, 2020-22

the history the relationship between atmosphere and forest
RAVI residency 2020

vimeo















FOREST



















Environmental Capture Artwork 2007-22

Forest studio(2017-today) Arboretum de Tahanfagne
Dessins des cimes 2017-22, the summit is the contact with the atmosphere
Plauteaux pour environnement 2019-22, bio-signature focus on humidity of the environment
Mobiles solaires 2017-22, breathing of the forest on photosensitive surface


The stations are integrated in the climatic variations between atmosphere and forest













FOREST FIRES














Artwork of studio 2014-20

INCENDIE 2014-20
I_83, I_1049, I_200, I_875, I_387, I_385, I_1040, I_79, I_11

photography realized in liquid developement with optical fiber & solarization inspired by forest fires















TRAVERSEES




















Artwork of environment 2015-21,

traversees 2015-21,
1. devonien, tracé with matter, 2017
2. silurien with tracé, 2017-19
3. cambrien with liquid crystals on rock, 2017-19
4. cambrien with air and environment sensitive surface, 2017-21 


The matrise is use as a negatif film for enlargement















BOOKS AND DOCUMENTATIONS





















Books 2006-22 

Prix Dess(e)ins 2013, Les traces habiles, Paris, notebook of 2006-13













SELECTION OF EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS:




Vertical Environment
June-July 2022
Studio Arboretum de Tahanfagne

Spa




AAC9
June-August 2022
Art au centre, Liège 

Curated by Maxime Moinet



RAVI Residency
September 2020
Liège



RESET 
Artsouterrain
Mars 2020, Montréal
Proposal of Juliette Bibasse
Curated by Juliette Bibasse
Photo by Thierry du Bois





INSTRUMENTS
Archipelagos of fragility
Kikk Festival
November 2019, Namur
Curated by Marie du Chastel


















   François Winants is a belgian visual artist focused on atmosphere, environment & time.   





François Winants 

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