With its violent eruptions and waving elegance as well as its livid tints tinged with melancholy, Hugues Dufourt's work resembles that of an alchemist, arching in wide trajectories in order to seek out rare timbres and rich sound constellations. Following Giorgione, Pollock and Charles Nègre's monochromes, Dufourt has turned the spotlight on Poussin, Rembrandt, Guardi and Bruegel for a new winter's journey.
Hugues Dufourt favours slow transformations of a seldom-interrupted musical discourse. He conceives forms through the evolution of masses and focuses on the concept of thresholds, of oscillations, of interference, and directional procedures. A pioneer of the spectral movement, he, however, gives it a more encompassing definition, [...]