Dou developes and and pushes to the limit the idea of a body, evoked by the surrealists, as of an object of subversions, distorsions and other mutations that undermine its integrity. "I am not Dali !", the protesting and regretting scream of the author, shouted by the author, from his autoportrait-manifest; confirms that DOU ties up with the tradition in order to break up with it straight away. The curls of the famous moustache confirm us the undeniable connection with the most prominent surrealist, but, drawn with a pen, as a joke, they can be rubbed off at any moment. As the sound holes on the Man Ray's "Violin of Ingres", these strokes are at a time a metaphore and a laugh mocking the authority of a stereotype.
He works mainly on the problem of the post-human identity, even though he has some fun creating still lives or landscapes, "my incolences", as he calls them. Nevertheless, born from the imagination of the same person, these creatures and these objects come from the same world, weired, strange and disturbing at the same time.
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