joel moens de hase

Joel MOENS DE HASE
  • biography
The background is made up of thousands of photographic fragments of feminine curves. In the foreground stands an image that radiates intensity, a symbol of intimacy, a face.

The photo mosaics of Joël Moens de Hase first began to emerge in 2011. They rapidly caught the interest of a national and international viewership, and both were highly receptive. This digital art form, a contemporary alternative of pixel art and pointillism, has the ability to surprise and seduce through the originality and aesthetics of the concept. .

Complexity, simplicity: intensity

His art reflects a digitalized and hyper-connected society. Those thousands of pictures composing the work echoes the over representation of images, advertisement and erotic representations that invade us on a daily basis. These small pictures give the artwork depth and an impression of infinity. They can be read in two ways, depending on whether the viewer is looking at the content or the form.

Obsession with the beautiful

In this almost obsessive race for images, Joël Moens covers a wide range of different sources: fashion photos or advertisements, mail order catalogues, electronic periodicals, eye-catching websites and much more besides. Until now, his highly selective eye has roamed over more than 20 million images in order to choose 100,000, which he croped one by one. Following this exercise, he then started to compose in an almost haphazard way, helped by the powerful software he uses and his influence over the result it produces, repeating the operation until the rectangular particles really begin to make sense to him as a whole.

An area of freedom

But whilst the artist attaches greatest importance to representing the form and to its aesthetic qualities, he also prides himself on the ability to surprise, move, transport, unleash the senses and imagination, and create the divine, or even sublime.

At the heart of his artworks, the desire, the passion, the men’s attraction for woman...his woman. The one we secretly desire. The one we approach subtly, the one who devour us from inside. This desire, which is part of the essence of men, his human condition, his little death as the philosophe says.
And at the same time, the subconscious of each man reflected by those thousands of little pictures that compose the artworks. The noble side of eroticism through these women without faces that invite you to dream.

But also the Woman with a capital W. The divine woman and creator, the woman subject or/and object of desire. But also the idependent woman. The one that has right to offer herself to God as the nun does in “Adoration”. The right to be a mother and a mistress or neither one nor the other...
Essentially, what Joël Moens is portraying in his work is love and the diverse range of forms that this love can take.

exhibitions :

Beach

Zoom Feeling good, 2016

Feeling good, 2016

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

35" x 47" (90cm x 120cm) available 43" x 58" (110cm x 147cm) available 39" x 53" (100cm x 134cm) available
Zoom What else? , 2018

What else? , 2018

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

24" x 47" (60cm x 120cm) available 31" x 63" (80cm x 160cm) available 39" x 79" (100cm x 200cm) available
Zoom Focus, 2018

Focus, 2018

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

35" x 47" (90cm x 120cm) available
Zoom MIX - Life is short, 2019

MIX - Life is short, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

35" x 47" (90cm x 120cm) available
Zoom MIX - Evasion, 2019

MIX - Evasion, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

35" x 47" (90cm x 120cm) available
Zoom Playing Together, 2019

Playing Together, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

39" x 39" (100cm x 100cm) available
Zoom MIX - Fly Away, 2019

MIX - Fly Away, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

35" x 47" (90cm x 120cm) available
Zoom Adventure, 2019

Adventure, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

35" x 63" (90cm x 160cm) available
Zoom Hamptons, 2019

Hamptons, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

35" x 47" (90cm x 120cm) available
Zoom MIX - Finally, 2019

MIX - Finally, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

39" x 53" (100cm x 134cm) available 51" x 69" (130cm x 174cm) available
Zoom Take some distance , 2019

Take some distance , 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

24" x 53" (60cm x 134cm) available
Zoom MIX - Overwhelmed, 2019

MIX - Overwhelmed, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

39" x 72" (100cm x 184cm) available

Flowers

Zoom La fragilité de l'essentiel, 2016

La fragilité de l'essentiel, 2016

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

39" x 39" (100cm x 100cm) available
Zoom Ma préférence, 2018

Ma préférence, 2018

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

39" x 44" (100cm x 113cm) available
Zoom For your eyes only, 2018

For your eyes only, 2018

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

39" x 39" (100cm x 100cm) available
Zoom Sensitive, 2018

Sensitive, 2018

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

39" x 39" (100cm x 100cm) available
Zoom Pas de roses sans épines, 2018

Pas de roses sans épines, 2018

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

39" x 39" (100cm x 100cm) available 47" x 47" (120cm x 120cm) available
Zoom Plein d'Amour, 2019

Plein d'Amour, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

39" x 39" (100cm x 100cm) available

Women

Zoom Alice Man Ray, 2017

Alice Man Ray, 2017

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

43" x 24" (110cm x 61cm) available
Zoom Follow me, 2017

Follow me, 2017

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

43" x 33" (110cm x 83cm) available
Zoom Love me, 2017

Love me, 2017

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

35" x 47" (90cm x 120cm) available 43" x 58" (110cm x 148cm) available
Zoom Le désir est l'essence même de l'homme bleu, 2018

Le désir est l'essence même de l'homme bleu, 2018

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

47" x 47" (120cm x 120cm) available 43" x 43" (110cm x 110cm) available 39" x 39" (100cm x 100cm) available
Zoom Candice yeux bleus, 2018

Candice yeux bleus, 2018

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

28" x 49" (70cm x 125cm) available
Zoom Miami, 2012

Miami, 2012

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

35" x 47" (90cm x 120cm) available 39" x 52" (100cm x 132cm) available
Zoom Life is full of promises, 2016

Life is full of promises, 2016

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

31" x 24" (80cm x 60cm) available
Zoom Waiting for more, 2016

Waiting for more, 2016

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

45" x 32" (115cm x 81cm) available
Zoom MIX - Désirer l'autre, 2019

MIX - Désirer l'autre, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

39" x 39" (100cm x 100cm) available 59" x 59" (150cm x 150cm) available 39" x 42" (100cm x 107cm) available
Zoom Exploring the world, 2019

Exploring the world, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

39" x 39" (100cm x 100cm) available
Zoom Bad, 2019

Bad, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

39" x 39" (100cm x 100cm) available
Zoom La plénitude du réel, 2019

La plénitude du réel, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

43" x 37" (110cm x 94cm) available
Zoom MIX - Le désir est l'essence même de l'homme, 2019

MIX - Le désir est l'essence même de l'homme, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

39" x 39" (100cm x 100cm) available
Zoom MIX - Ready, 2019

MIX - Ready, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

59" x 59" (150cm x 150cm) available
Zoom Plenitude (Papier)

Plenitude (Papier)

Photography on papaer - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

43" x 37" (110cm x 94cm) available

other

Zoom Pop Adoration Rouge, 2019

Pop Adoration Rouge, 2019

Photography - Original edition 8 ex + 3 AP

39" x 39" (100cm x 100cm) available

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