Marcel Bretzel is a French photographer born in Le Havre, 1983 and now living it up in Brussels. His technique mashes industrial drawings and the study of Auguste Perret's architectural structures in his hometown of Le Havre. Inspired by a medley of varied architectural characteristics in a town completed rebuilt after the 1944 bombings. This led Marcel's photography to an aesthetic focus on linearity upheld by frontal framing. There's a certain irony in the landscapes, reinforced by a simplistic style where the urban decor is the principal object of exploration. In some cases, the absence of human figures can allow the spectator to become a unique actor of each composition. Marcel says he wants to ‘eliminate the markers of time, so that time stamping the captured scenes becomes a difficult venture.’ Each piece seems frozen in a sort of 'eternal spiral of the present'. 

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