Olivier de Sagazan (born 1959 in Brazzaville, Congo) is a French artist, painter, sculptor, and performer. De Sagazan’s work typically centers around the artist building layers of clay and paint onto his own face and body. His work was featured in the 2011 documentary film Samsara by Ron Fricke. He has collaborated with the likes of Mylène Farmer inspiring and appearing in her video for À l’ombre and FKA Twigs (567) for her Performance Piece Rooms, he collaborated with Nick Knight and Gareth Pugh on the fashion film presenting Pugh’s S/S 18 collection. (wiki)
« I am flabbergasted in seeing to what degree people think its normal, to be alive.
Disfigurement in art is a way to make face to face to real life !
I have to dig my face and try to understand my true nature, between my Holy Face and my Meat Face. » ODS