POINT CLOUD, 2016
silkscreen print on paper
59 x 49 cm
Lemercier’s obsession in representing natural lanscapes was held down by current computers ability to model reality: the inner structure of clouds being one of the most challenging to recreate with software, many of his attempts to represent skies with digital tools fell flat.
During his travels, the artist has photographed hundreds of real clouds in various locations and lighting conditions, to try capturing the beauty of the sublime.
To recreate the shapes and forms of the water particles structures, the artists is using a “weighted Voronoï ” algorithm to transform them into a monochrome screen-print. The reduced amount of dots gives a sense of volume, transparency and particles density that our computer models would fail to preserve.