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Beasts of the Mechanical Wild

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Make no mistake, Pierre Matter’s work is not Steam Punk.  Despite the cogs and gears, pistons and pumps, these are not the mechanized beasts of a mythical, steam driven era.  Integrated circuits, fluted  cables and wire networks offer proof that Pierre is focused on the future, yet deeply rooted in the now.  These are cautionary creatures, the work of a man profoundly concerned about the extravagances of our time.  Admittedly influenced by the worlds of Giger, Jodorowsky, Jules Verne, and TinTin, Pierre Matter draws inspiration from the “conflict between science and nature that could destroy the biosphere, or perhaps save it.”

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