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Sous le Périph



160 x 120 cm
63 x 47.24 in




Drawings & Works on Paper



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charcoal on paper

Villepinte, France


Joël Degbo was born and raised in the Parisian suburb of Villepinte. After studying at Beaux-Arts in Nantes, it was at Central Saint Martin College of Arts and Design in London and Beaux-Arts in Paris that he explored the great concepts that still influence his artistic practices. Architecture, urbanism, changing spaces, gentrification and population displacement are subjects at the core of his artistic choices, inherited from his personal experience and urban strolling practices. From Guy Debord to Kerry James Marshall, from Frantz Fanon to Elias Canetti, among others, he questions the relationships between individuals and the environment, whatever the chosen mode of expression. 

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New York City, 56 Bogart St Brooklyn

Slag Gallery is committed to present work by emerging artists and to support and sustainably nourish their careers. With this at its’ core, the gallery’s efforts concentrate on local and international exposure of works by artists in its’ roster, by providing the cultural exchange with art institutions and organizations, publishing catalogs, collaborat...

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