FESTIV’ART 2005 – Jean-Paul Baibay
Jean-Paul Baibay was born in 1957 and grew up in a universe of virtual realities which seemed more attractive to him than daily life. His childhood-friends were the ( deranged ) geniuses of the Belgian comic-strip such as professor Sunfl ower, the Count of Champignac and doctor Septimus. His fascination for imaginary worlds and the science-fi ction genre in particular, inspired his artistic themes. • Imaginary electronic circuits auto-assemble. • Futuristic cities originate from recycled material. • Improbable non-human architectures enfold in dark space. • A multitude of strange creatures, half-alien, half robot, emerge in an explosion of colours. Humour and graphic research are combined in perfect understanding.