Surrealism was an avant-garde cultural and artistic movement that sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious mind. It has its fans and its critics. Though its origins lie in the early 1920s, it remains a well-known and popular artistic form today.
Alexis is an 18-year-old Parisian who has already mastered an aspect of surrealism thanks to his practice of digital double exposure. Though he drew for many years, he’s seeking to improve the quality of his work through this medium.
Speaking about the process and why he loves it, Alexis says “usually I spend 3 or 4 hours making one double exposure creation. I love creating unique pieces of art, with a lot of details, I also try to vary every photo as much as possible (nature, city, landscapes, etc…) and work really hard to obtain the best result I can.”
Helped by pumping music into his ears while he works, Alexis deftly crafts incredibly stunning portraits that could only seem real in your dreams. As your mind shifts from dream to dream, a jarring transition is presented by Alexis as he takes people and animals and transforms them into windows that enable you to see another world.
We can’t wait to see what he’s going to be doing by the age of thirty.