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 Aragon was the first to recognize his literary talent.

Lionel Ray, writer and essayist is also one of the greatest French poets.


«Si je n’étais pas écrivain, je serai annaliste ou horloger.

Je m’occuperais du temps, dont nul ne sait d’où il vient ni ce qu’il est.»


Generous and inventive in his research into the effects of matter, the artist painter Bernard Alligand sublimates this collection of sensitive and spectacular compositions.

4 unpublished poems accompanied by original works: subjects photographed, digitized, retouched, printed on metallic paper. Cutouts and collages. Stamping using the carborundum engraving technique, heightened with silver powder, mixture of sand and resin.


Original edition 2020 of 30 ex. numbered, signed by the author and the artist.


Sheet book, size 16 x 24 cm, 24 p plus cover. Text composed in Roman Garamond type printed on BFK Rives blanc 250 g on the typographic presses of the Montquartiers Art Workshop in Issy-les-Moulineaux (casing).

Public price 2021: 900 €

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