MELODY A DIT
‘French artist based in Barcelona, ‘melody a dit’ aka m.a.d plays with time, symbols and influences through the practice of paper collage. Far from a hazardous and unexpected process, her works are the fruit of her reflections and personal interrogations, but also of the passing of time and the pages she flips through magazines. Oscillating between real and imaginary, retro and contemporary influences, her collages question reality in abstraction: they sublimate the banal into the marvellous. It all started after a heavy jaw operation. In full convalescence and unable to communicate with others, Melody returns to the practice, which very quickly becomes therapeutic. It is a new language, another way of expressing oneself. The "melody a dit” project (”melody said" in English) was born. Over time, her collages become engaged and become the reflection of the artist's questions and convictions about the world around her. Feminism, ecology, parity, love, education, objectification of women and interpersonal relationships are her most recurrent themes to be cut out. That is why some artworks denounce, others divert, but all communicate the notions of imagination and dreams. Today, she navigates between the paper collage practice for her personal works and digital collage for commissioned works.’
‘Visual games: The freedom behind the collage‘ (EN)
‘Rencontre avec Melody a dit - Le collage comme libération des émotions’ (FR)
‘Melody a dit, la fabrique des images’ (FR)
‘Melody a dit, solo show in Paris’ (FR).