The works of Parisian artist Fabien Merelle are both unsettling and intriguing. The detailed drawings done in black ink and watercolor present unique worldviews where spines grow out of a man’s back or vultures surround a figure.
In two instances, the detailed drawings have been rendered into three dimensions. The piece Pentateuque, where an elephant is perched atop a man’s back, was transformed into a 75 centimeter sculpture made of cast resin, hair, paint and fabric. Similarly, the piece, Tronçonné, which translates to the word sawed, was transformed from a ink and watercolor drawing into a silicone sculpture.