Thierry Mandon (France / Netherlands) uses photography,video performance and installation to express the poetic feeling of the every day. Often these appear to be subtle transformations where the viewer meets the tragic and at the same time the comic aspects of our human existence. Thierry Mandon uses the public space as his platform where he adresses the question, are we the creators of our cultural environment or are we just taking part in it? How to dissolve these dualities and how to reconcile with the every day life, is one of Thierry Mandon's aims.
Thierry Mandon stayed at the Thami Mnyele studio in July 2008. By invitiation of Liteside Festival he developed a public space project in Amsterdam. The project was presented at the Liteside Festival at 23,24 and 25 August 2008 in Amsterdam.