My figurines have been largely inspired by my childhood (spent between Africa and the Caribbean), Naive Art (notably haitian), Modern Art, as well as Street Art, the latter of which I am an absolute fan.
From my studio in Québec I use grogged white clay, allowing me to work with more “substance” between my fingers. Emerging from my imagination, my creations hardly respect the traditional codes of drawing. I am not trying to create an ideal or perfect character, because my goal is to make those who look at them, smile; these figurines are in no shape or form spokespeople to any ideal. I mould my characters in a state of self-abandonment, it is often the clay that leads my hands where it wants to go….