By exhibiting the prints of Rose Sznajder, L'Oeil du Huit follows in the footsteps of the famous Denise Renée and other gallery owners who have encouraged the dissemination of geometric abstraction. The pastel colors of the blue sky and the pink wall lay out the angles of the building captured from a low angle...while the silhouette of a ladder licks up what we guess is a roof but which for us is transformed into a piece of imagination. They also testify to the creative will of the artist who is not interested in reality: she wants to create.
Finally, Rose Sznajder gives us a lesson in looking: the real we see figurative can be abstract
Official Galleries and Museums November 2018
We teach that it is useless and vain to represent with paints and brushes what the photo does better than the painter. But if the person who presses the shutter decides to work like a contemporary painter and sets out to capture space and time, this results in the photographs of Rose Sznajder. It is a very contemporary practice to set aside the profusion of details available to the eye in order to draw only a passage, from clarity to shadow, a blurring of reality, a snapshot of the thing. interview. For Rose Sznajder, translating emotion is essential. It absorbs the image which then absorbs us.../
visual artist - lecturer at the Beaubourg museum
While contemplating Rose Sznajder's new series of photographs, one cannot help but think of Malevich, his quest for abstraction and his search for spiritual quintescence. The abstract temptation in Rose Sznajder is not new, it has developed over time and is part of her past as a painter. For her, it is not a question of taking a photograph of this or that subject because conforming to reality hardly interests her, but it is indeed a question of creating. To create, that is to say go beyond objective reality and leave the camera in its place as a tool to give the visual cortex all the fullness necessary for freedom of expression.
Conference of the Collective “For a politics of relationships”, organized by the Maison des Passages de Lyon.
Théâtre de La Villette Paris Drawing by Edouard Glissant, 2016
Exhibition curator in France for the Salon d'Automne,
France-Tel Aviv Israel, 2012
Artistic direction for the creation of a collective fresco on the theme of Europe, Sofitel Hotel, Paris 16th, 2010
Collective exhibition, “Action Haiti” at the Ministry of Culture,
Paris 4th, 2010