« Like many, I have witnessed the emergence of the Internet, personal computers, games and virtual reality. I see this unique moment as an inspiration and an opportunity to experiment with new ways of making art. My work explores the transition to the Digital Age. I create interactive installations, websites, apps, lenticular prints and sculptures—designed with
Thoughts 2016-Present Animation Dimensions variable Philippe Safire’s Thoughts is an ongoing art project to be experienced only through social media feeds on Instagram and Twitter. The piece consists of multiple animations posted online without captions or search tags. Comments about everyday life flash in front of the viewer between glitches of colors. Lasting a few
Interview with Philippe Safire in his studio, New York, USA, 2017 Directed by Fabien Hameline and produced by Garance Pictures View art installations >
Channel 2017 Lenticular print 43 x 24 1/2 in (109 x 62 cm) Unique edition
Lines 2016-Present Animation Dimensions variable Philippe Safire’s Lines is an ongoing art project to be experienced through social media feeds on Instagram and Twitter. The piece consists of multiple animations posted online without captions or search tags. The lines of pixels suggest a colored alphabet whose movement follows different reading customs: from left to right
Warmest wishes for a year filled with happiness, health, and creativity.
Today we light a candle in the studio. The story of the Paris attacks becomes an inspiration as we progress on this new art installation about time, memory, and life.
Our latest art installations combine an animation projected onto a sculpture. This creative approach led us to explore the concept of “projection” in psychological terms. The Rorschach test serves as a visual inspiration of this phenomena. Play the video >