Visual artist and musician, Axel Gouala was born in 1987 in Paris. He graduated in fine arts
from HEAR of Strasbourg (FR) with honours in 2014. His education includes
studies at the ABABO, Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna (IT) in 2013. He was
awarded with the 2014 Special Prize of Arts, by the Amical Society of Art and
Museums of Strasbourg (SAAMS) in 2014.
He is currently represented by Le Point Fort Art Gallery
in Alsace (FR), Lorraine (FR) and Bade-Wurtemberg (GE) http://www.lepointfort.eu/ and a
member of the collective Les Individus in Strasbourg (FR) http://www.lesindividus.com/
Working mainly in the field of sculpture and
installation, combining raw and sophisticated materials, Axel Gouala creates
images of mutations, connections : how does a space become an architecture, an
architecture a space, a mountain a ruin, a ruin a mountain, as well as a
landscape with a body, a body with a tree, a statue with stone, and so on.
These images highlight the plastic qualities of both vegetal and mineral world,
movement and immobility. He is also interested in the corporeality of natural