• Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Clifton's 1, 2012
    Lambda print on light box
    73 x 55 x 12 cm
    Edition of 2 + 1 AP
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Clifton's 2, 2012
    Lambda print on light box
    73 x 55 x 12 cm
    Edition of 2 + 1 AP
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Clifton's 3, 2012
    Lambda print on light box
    73 x 55 x 12 cm
    Edition of 2 + 1 AP
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Clifton's 4, 2012
    Lambda print on light box
    73 x 55 x 12 cm
    Edition of 2 + 1 AP
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Clifton's 5, 2012
    Lambda print on light box
    73 x 55 x 12 cm
    Edition of 2 + 1 AP
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Clifton's 6, 2012
    Lambda print on light box
    73 x 55 x 12 cm
    Edition of 2 + 1 AP
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Not Titled Yet, 2012
    Photogramme
    61 x 50 cm
    unique artwork
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    White dog, 2012
    Photographs, newspaper, founded pictures
    Variable size
    unique artwork
    Vue d'exposition Salon de Montrouge 2012
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Not Titled Yet (The square series 2), 2011
    2 Photogrammes
    50,5 x 40,5 cm x 2
    unique artwork
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Understanding through peace, 2011
    Photographs, newspaper, founded pictures
    Variable size
    unique artwork
    Vue d'exposition La Salle de Bains, Lyon, 2011
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Not titled yet (Flag), 2010
    4 photogrammes
    50,5 x 40,5 cm x 4
    unique artwork
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Not Titled Yet , 2010
    Photogramme
    50,5 x 40,5 cm
    unique artwork
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Not Titled Yet , 2010
    Photogramme
    50,5 x 40,5 cm
    unique artwork
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Not titled yet , 2010
    Photogram
    50,5 x 40,5 cm
    unique artwork
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Not titled yet, 2010
    Photogram
    50,5 x 40,5 cm
    unique artwork
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Not titled yet , 2010
    Photogram
    40,5 x 50,5 cm
    unique artwork
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Not titled yet , 2010
    Photogram
    50,5 x 40,5 cm
    unique artwork
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Not titled yet , 2009
    Photogram
    100 x 75 cm
    unique artwork
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    Not titled yet , 2009
    Photogram
    100 x 75 cm
    unique artwork
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    28 months, 2006-2012
    Video installation in loop on 2 screens
    Each loop 2'30
    unique artwork
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    The way we live now, 2006
    Dimensions variables
    Variable size
    unique artwork
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth
  • Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

    The weather scales, 2006
    Liquitex on wall
    Variables size
    unique artwork
    Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

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Biography

Now that I'm in the airport, I have to go through the departures gate. Take my shoes and belt off. Switch off all my electronic instruments (smartphone, iPad, digital camera, laptop). Then, like a frightened child, I have to walk through the x-ray detector, attempting to look indifferent. They find my lighter and I have to leave it there. I let them touch me one last time before I am able to take my stuff back, the metallic taste of blood in my mouth, a mix of humiliation and restrained violence - of potential threat.
Here I am: the sterile zone of the airport is opening before me, a privileged
space of solitude and quiescence, without any noise or possible disturbance.
After a few obligatory words with a handful of people, I get in a relatively comfortable plane. The air is perfectly conditioned, though a little cold. After take-off, I hibernate and fantasize about a golden age of air transport when Andrée Putman created cutlery for Concorde and air-hostesses were dressed by Courrèges rather than in terylene. Seven hours later, just before landing, fear floods the jet-lagged brain of the commander. The airport tracks sink right in front of me, my nails dig into the armrests, the plane touches the ground in shock, the brakes start to grate, the wheels slip, the plane finally stops.