brussels: overlaps

© thomas lélu

originaly trained as a graphic designer at the école nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs in paris, artist thomas lélu [1976] chose a career trajectory off the beaten track, dipping his toe in various pools to channel his creative output. interestingly, one of lélu's most prolific activities has been publishing, and so far he has released five books that have resonated well within the art world. opening today [4pm-6pm] at the hunting and collecting store in brussels, and in attendance of the master himself, is an exhibition dedicated to a selection of his works. entitled overlaps, the showcase is co-produced with paris-based media agency outcasts incorporated, and presents pages extracted from magazines and depicting iconic portrait photos, superimposed by everyday objects, creating a surreal visual lingo all his own. for this exhibition lélu collaborated with local art space atelier relief on two pieces, entitled james stewart and vivian leigh which will also be presented. location: karthuizerstraat 17 [central brussels].

© thomas lélu