© Eric Bourdon
or any source
La Voix du Nord (July 5, 2007) Roubaix, France
This exhibition which has been proposed until July 3, was a presentation of painting works of elementary school pupils from the class of Alexandre Classiot, following the weekly interventions in visual arts of the artist Eric Bourdon.
Eric Bourdon, self-
The general idea was to trace lines at random on a white sheet, to then find new characters by adding elements giving them an identity (eyes, mouth, ears, legs...). In this simple way, the children developed capacities of graphic improvisation on the basis of controlled chaos. This trick makes it possible to bypass the eternal blocking of the " white sheet ".
The true pictorial creativity became acces-