Drawing – Portrait of Emmanuel Henninger by Élise Beltramini
Challenged by the fragility of nature threatened by human activity, Emmanuel Henninger explores and reconstructs wild ecosystems or those transformed by the exploitation of natural resources.
It is by traveling through numerous regions in Germany and Armenia, sometimes preserved or disfigured by mining extraction, that Emmanuel Henninger develops plastic work in direct immersion with territories in tension which he documents, archives and reconstitutes. The accumulation of lines in Indian ink or a touch of graphite and the monochrome with different shades of gray realistically describe a cartography of places, which for some are destined to disappear. Meeting with an activist artist who explores drawing as a material for rethinking the world and ecology. […]
Discover the interview on Élise Beltramini’s Cultural Blog – Lueur Vive