Yves Berger, born in 1976, lives and works in a small village in the French Alps. He works as a painter. His studio is built in the barn of an old farmhouse where he also makes etchings and sculpture. He has published several books of poetry and essays. His relation to the land where he lives and to the people he grew up with (mostly peasants) is an essential part of his artwork. The human figure, the human soul and the coexistence of the dead and the living are amongst his recurrent obsessions. Yves Berger has had several solo and collective exhibitions throughout Europe over the last two decades.
Author photo credit: Ute Schendel