Clément Mancini’s artworks are fragments of matters. The Reading is not in the shape itself but in the demonstration of texture. Rough, dense, nimbled, smooth, colourful…. When the painter’s gesture with his tools on the raw coton canvas, the matters releases his insides, his fragility, his roughness, By applying plaster with a trowel - spreading, streching, scratching - emerge some striaes, breaches and diverse marks, that others would call imperfection, but that Clément Mancini seeks deliberatly to reveal.
To those thin and discrete striaes are add long lines created by a spontaneous strokes from the painter, with is brush he marks a coloured line or bright cut in the matters. The result is a writting more or less controled, that never goes over the space imposed by the support. He invites the Viewer’s eye to follow a path crossed by various asperities. Those big lines over small ones generate a ‘mise en abîme’ image of those reduced frames featured in the frame-paintings in some of Clément Mancini artworks.
Born in 1988, lives and works in Paris, France.
Artist in Residence, Villa Belleville. 6 month - Paris, France
Out Of The Blue. Group show. Slika Gallery - Lyon, France
So Close. Group show. Joseph Gallery - Paris, France. Curation : Guido Romero Pierini
Mancini / Safa. Guido Romero Pierini Gallery - Paris, France
Les Fleurs Sauvages. Group show. Couvent Du Levat - Marseille, France. Curation : Thomas Havet
Accords. Group show. Setp Elezvir Gallery - Paris, France. Curation : Thomas Havet
Formato 14. Private space - Madrid, Spain. Curation : Juan Moreno Lopez
Good Luck, Have Fun. Solo show. NinaSagt Gallery - Düsseldorf, Germany
Dirty Voyage. Group show. Das Arty Gallery - Berlin, Germany. Curation : Christian August
Velvet Ropes. Travelling exhibition
Clément Mancini. Solo show. Private space - Madrid, Spain
52. Group show. Villa Belleville - Paris, France. Curation : Thomas Havet