Art and African Philosophy: A look at African oral tradition: Francis Bebey. Text by Addé – Semiologist.
This time, erosion is neither of natural cause, nor a damage, although man-made.
Growth of any form of life might be regarded as banal, it is, in fact fascinating.
A contemporary sculpture and a prehistoric artifact have in common the intention to leave a trace as a testimony.
Life is on earth, the sky is the domain of after-life under the condition of a well-behaved life on earth, therefore, wrestling the sky…
This work, a fine piece of polychrome sculpture, is paying a tribute to humanity facing mysteries. The bleeding stone is a sculpture celebrating, since the earliest stage of humanity, the mysteries that brought us from fear to science.
Art – Sculpture – Polychromy – mixed media – Artist Addé – What does not come from the sky, is given by Mother Earth.
Keeping the ancestor’s skull as a mark of respect and faith. « The Ancestor » Sculpture by Addé.
What does not come from the sky, is given by mother earth. Ce qui ne vient pas du ciel, est donné par la terre mère.
So, a sculpture can be at the same time, a sign and a metaphor. – Ainsi, une sculpture peut être à la fois un signe et une métaphore.