Bella Hunt & DDC French-American
Bella Hunt & Ddc is a duo of French-American sculptors from Provence. Bella Hunt & Ddc's work draws on pre-industrial craftsmanship and an economy of resources. The duo's sculptures and ceramics are historical fantasies and uchronies, rooted in the ancient and medieval Mediterranean world, and in popular culture, from fantasy to car tuning, while avoiding any penchant for classical purity.
Bella Hunt & Ddc look more to the Mycenaean, Minoan, Hittite, Etruscan, or early medieval worlds, drawing inspiration from the forms and motifs of eras and civilisations often overlooked by the general public. Using ancient techniques and processes (stucco-lime, ceramics...), the duo focuses on a practice of creation around objects such as vases, benches, fountains, and a fantastic figurative statuary, with organic accents.
History Of FantasyGroup Exhibition Curated by Emmanuelle Luciani 6 May - 12 Jun 2021'History of Fantasy' is a phantasmagorical stroll populated by ghosts, animated by a poisonous magic. It is part of the wake of a new twilight wave, a reminiscence of an underlying current that has been running through history since the end of the eighteenth century, summoning up the successive avatars...
Art Viewer — History of FantasyArticle, May 29, 2021
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DAMN MAGAZINE — History of FantasyArticle, May 6, 2021
See You There — History of FantasyArticle, May 6, 2021
Anima Mundi, Abbaye Saint-Victor, Marseille, Manifesta 13 - curated by Emmanuelle Luciani
Antique Rustique - A.Mano Studio, Biarritz
Les Chemins du Sud, Musée régional d’art contemporain, Sérignan - curated by Emmanuelle Luciani
Santibelli, dialogue avec la collection Pierre Bergé - Musée Estrine, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, curated by Emmanuelle Luciani & Charlotte Cosson
Southway Austin - Austin, Texas, avec Andrew Humke
Anima Mundi - Lauréat Fondation Ricard avec Southway Studio, Paris (sélectionné par Neil Beloufa) - curated by Emmanuelle Luciani & Charlotte Cosson
Pieta, Sacra conversazione - Southway Studio, Marseille, curated by Emmanuelle Luciani & Charlotte Cosson
Domestic, like a pre-Raphaelite brotherhood, galerie Truth & Consequences, Genève - curated by Emmanuelle Luciani & Charlotte Cosson
Pre-Historic, Leclere centre d’art, Marseille - curated by Emmanuelle Luciani & Charlotte Cosson
Pre-Capital, formes populaires et rurales dans l’art contemporain, La Panacée, Montpellier - curated by Emmanuelle Luciani & Charlotte Cosson et Nicolas Bourriaud
Southway, Leclere centre d’art, Marseille - curated by Emmanuelle Luciani & Charlotte Cosson