French, 20th – 21st century, male.
Born 26 July 1956, in Besançon.
Sculptor, installation artist. Multimedia.
Gilles Touyard takes an image from a sales catalogue or a pornographic magazine or a photo reproduction of a work of art and creates a rubber model which he inflates to produce a distorted version of the original. He then goes on to explore various stages of 'inflation' and 'deflation', using the accompanying sounds to suggest breathing. His ...