Véronique Hubert’s approach to her work is “epidemic”*. It is an association of ideas and
forms, that are constantly being adapted. She recycles and digests new ideas in order to produce singular combinations. With this attitude she casually mixes Lino Ventura with Gilles Deleuze, comics, silent cinema and silly jokes. Her work shamelessely combines installation, performance, DJing, video and drawing, art and cinema history, Eastern cultures and references to comics, science fiction and documentary aesthetics, sharp design and kitsch images. Véronique Hubert also takes a step back to let others collaborate when she organises parties. From events to exhibitions, her contemporary mix is a fictional universe which can be dreamy, humorous and sometimes upsetting. These parallel worlds are brought together and come to life through as a series of caricatures played by Véronique Hubert, they include the aloof and spineless Mimicry, the hysterical Utopia fairy or the over sensitive Femme Aux Grosses Mains (Woman With Big Hands). These characters stubbornly, but not without irony, re-enact our petty worries, aspirations and daily failures.
Anne giffon selle /France Valliccioni Espace arts plastiques de la Ville de Vénissieux
* according to Joel Hubaut’s concept