The work of Martin Monchicourt refers to the brought up to standard, standardization and profit. The appearance of his pieces is industrial, which is the result of a process of simulation. These pieces could be considered as potential prototypes aimed towards mass production, building bridges between major industry, craftsmanship and the expertise of each of these sectors.
Martin Monchicourt appropriates elements of everyday life and transforms them. In his work he uses codes inspired by architecture, civil engineering, and the domestic realm, merging the private and the public.
Born in Auch in 1986. He attended the École des Beaux Art in Paris and graduated in 2014 with honors.
Martin Monchicourt, La Maison, 2014. Pallets, concrete blocks, beams, tiles, 210 x 100 x 210 cm
Martin Monchicourt, Escalier, 2015. Fir, MDF, glycero paint, 267 x 267 x 128 cm
Martin Monchicourt, Hors d’eau #1, 2016. Zinc, 261 x 10 x 12 cm
Martin Monchicourt, Mi-bois, 2014. Noyer, bolts, crate, variable dimensions
Martin Monchicourt, Surface au sol, 2016. Black adhesive, variable dimensions