Luc Peiffer

Sculptor

Luc graduated from Saint-Luc with a visual arts diplo- ma (comic book section) followed by a Master’s degree in Communication and Marketing at Solvay. In 1995 he founded his own agency L&A Peiffer Communica- tion and design. He then trained to be a sculptor at the Woluwe-Saint-Pierre Art Academy. The sculptures on display show the artist rendering structure by emphasi- zing the texture.
The “Alte Kopfstücke” series are made of terracotta (glass globes) and evoke the feelings of melancholy and isolation frequently displayed by Alzheimer sufferers. While suffocating from a literal and figurative lack of air they move up into the emptiness until they are completely alienated from their own nature.
The “Old Swimmer” series features small synthetic plaster heads gasping for air. Formalized in the midst of the swimming activity their expression is dynamic. This work could become an allegoric statement portraying the consequences of C02 on our environment. (right)
The installation “Self-destruction” is a video of a sculpture made off clay, which is being destroyed by the increasing velocity of the dropping of water on his head. A further rationalization would diminish its effect

 

Alte kopfstücke

Luc Peiffer


The “Alte Kopfstücke” series are made of terracotta (glass globes) and evoke the feelings of melancholy and isolation frequently displayed by Alzheimer sufferers. While suffocating from a literal and figurative lack of air they move up into the emptiness until they are completely alienated from their own nature.

Terracota/ 40x18cm

Alte kopfstücke I

Luc Peiffer


The “Alte Kopfstücke” series are made of terracotta (glass globes) and evoke the feelings of melancholy and isolation frequently displayed by Alzheimer sufferers. While suffocating from a literal and figurative lack of air they move up into the emptiness until they are completely alienated from their own nature.

Terracota/ 40x18cm

Alte kopfstücke II

Luc Peiffer


The “Alte Kopfstücke” series are made of terracotta (glass globes) and evoke the feelings of melancholy and isolation frequently displayed by Alzheimer sufferers. While suffocating from a literal and figurative lack of air they move up into the emptiness until they are completely alienated from their own nature.

Terracota/ 40x18cm

Alte kopfstücke III

Luc Peiffer


The “Alte Kopfstücke” series are made of terracotta (glass globes) and evoke the feelings of melancholy and isolation frequently displayed by Alzheimer sufferers. While suffocating from a literal and figurative lack of air they move up into the emptiness until they are completely alienated from their own nature.

Terracota/ 40x18cm

Alte kopfstücke IV

Luc Peiffer


The “Alte Kopfstücke” series are made of terracotta (glass globes) and evoke the feelings of melancholy and isolation frequently displayed by Alzheimer sufferers. While suffocating from a literal and figurative lack of air they move up into the emptiness until they are completely alienated from their own nature.

Terracota/ 40x18cm

Alte kopfstücke V

Luc Peiffer


The “Alte Kopfstücke” series are made of terracotta (glass globes) and evoke the feelings of melancholy and isolation frequently displayed by Alzheimer sufferers. While suffocating from a literal and figurative lack of air they move up into the emptiness until they are completely alienated from their own nature.

Terracota/ 40x18cm

Alte kopfstücke VI

Luc Peiffer


The “Alte Kopfstücke” series are made of terracotta (glass globes) and evoke the feelings of melancholy and isolation frequently displayed by Alzheimer sufferers. While suffocating from a literal and figurative lack of air they move up into the emptiness until they are completely alienated from their own nature.

Terracota/ 40x18cm

Alte kopfstücke

Luc Peiffer


The “Alte Kopfstücke” series are made of terracotta (glass globes) and evoke the feelings of melancholy and isolation frequently displayed by Alzheimer sufferers. While suffocating from a literal and figurative lack of air they move up into the emptiness until they are completely alienated from their own nature.

Terracota/ 40x18cm

Alte kopfstücke VIII

Luc Peiffer


The “Alte Kopfstücke” series are made of terracotta (glass globes) and evoke the feelings of melancholy and isolation frequently displayed by Alzheimer sufferers. While suffocating from a literal and figurative lack of air they move up into the emptiness until they are completely alienated from their own nature.

Terracota/ 40x18cm

"Self-destruction" by Luc Peiffer

 

The installation “Self-destruction” is a video of a sculpture made off clay, which is being destroyed by the increasing velocity of the dropping of water on his head. A further rationalization would diminish its effect  

Old Swimmer(8)

Luc Peiffer


The “Old Swimmer” series features small synthetic plaster heads gasping for air. Formalized in the midst of the swimming activity their expression is dynamic. This work could become an allegoric statement portraying the consequences of C02 on our environment.

Synthetic plaster/ varying

Bruxelles se resource (3)

Luc Peiffer

An unlimited series of small swimmer which have been abandoned on the edge of fountains in Brussels. This as a return to the purifying source in this city emotionally obliterated by the attack of March 22,2016. Their fate is a mystery. Synthetic plaster/ 18cm