Laurent de Verneuil, Racca Vammerisse. Nuit obscure de l'âme, Roubaix, Le Fil Rouge, 2018
1st edition Edition of 200 numbered copies Hardcover, 21 x 21 cm, 168 pages French English edition Translated in English by Julian Rees ISBN : 978-2-900630-00-6
Racca Vammerisse. Nuit obscure de l'âme est le catalogue édité à l'occasion de l'exposition « Jean-Philippe Racca Vammerisse. Dans la région nocturne de mon oubli » au Fil Rouge et au Musée La Piscine à Roubaix (FR) du 2 décembre 2017 au 17 février 2018.
Jean-Philippe Racca Vammerise (born in 1987) lives and works between Nice and Monaco. Singular, prolific, and passionate, he produces multiform works centred on questions mainly related to identity and relationships to the other. The dreamlike world they represent often serves to shield him from his unconscious desires. His vision of reality could be defined by the jubilant pessimism he often demonstrates...
Laurent de Verneuil is an art historian. He studied art history at University Pantheon-Sorbonne in Paris. He began a long and seminal relation with Patrick Favardin in 2004 at the galerie A Rebours and ran the galerie Favardin & de Verneuil until 2012. Their collaboration led to numerous critically acclaimed exhibi- tions and publications such as Les frères Cloutier, La lampe Gras, Steiner et l’Aventure du Design, Body & Soul. New International Ceramics, Le Décor est Planté and My Blue China at the Bernardaud Foundation in Limoges. In addition to his curatorial activities, he has researched and written on the 1960s California Funk and the place of the savoir-faire in the Fine arts. He is also a noted writer on the subject of ceramic in contemporary art with a lot of exhibition catalogues and artist monographs in preparation.