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Red forests

An expedition in the Amazonian forest  in 1995 inspired a series of paintings that Soazic Guezennec has developed over more than 10 years, depicting forests made only in shades of red. The red jungles evoke a nourishing, enveloping nature which can be powerful and even violent.

Deprived of its green color, it also appears amputated and vulnerable.

Like in many of her later works, this series offers a double reading in which an apparent poetry and formal beauty mask the disturbing reality of an endangered ecosystem.

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