Laurent Debraux, an artist based in Paris, France, creates utterly mesmerizing kinetic sculptures. Working primarily with magnets, metallic objects and ferrofluid, they captivate people not only due to their form, but also their movements. Often dealing with surreal imagery, Laurent Debraux plays tricks on the mind as though he were a street performer or even a big time magician.
Whether he creates something akin to a small hovering cloud or a little more abstract like a bunch of seamstress pins rustling as though hit by a soft breeze, Laurent Debraux's work engages people's imaginations in a whimsical way.
Often caught between nature and technology, Laurent Debraux's work appears to strike a beautiful balance that will speak to many.