Vers l'infini et au delà 2.0

Garden Sculpture Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud 15/06/2023 - 15/09/2023 Text Emmanuel Morin (Directeur artistique de l’Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud) Guided by his intuition, Jean-Baptiste Janisset connected with the different energies flowing through the site to select the décor he would incorporate into his creative work. As a result, modillions from the Romanesque kitchens and decorations from the portal of the abbey church provided a rich set of symbols from a variety of periods. Religious motifs, plant motifs and human figures convey a sense of the sacred, with which the artist entered into contact by taking impressions. He began collecting these elements, which he has dubbed “witnesses”... witnesses of their histories, of their memories and of their beliefs. Shaped in silicone moulds and captured in lead, these mouldings were brought together to give a futuristic- looking hay cart the possibility of reaching the great beyond