Christelle Mas (1984) is a french visual artist born near Paris (Melun). She has worked in Paris, Helsinki and now lives in Oulu in Finland in north Ostrobotnia. Christelle Mas´s works have been shown in Finnish and international group and solo exhibitions. She works with photography,drawings and also does installations. Her works are in private collections and in the public collections of the Art Museums of Oulu and Kemi in Finland.
Christelle Mas’s art remains on the fringes of fiction. The photographs by Christelle Mas unveiling the matters, which usually are hidden or belong to a world of imagination. She shows our inner universe. Photographs are examined a relation between truth and fiction. Christelle Mas photographs induces doubt in the viewer as to the reality of the image, and highlights the medium’s lack of reliability. Her drawings and installations are often originated from popular science and studying medical and mechanical imagery. Her starting point is therefore in science, but during the process fictitious truths become a reflection of her own inner world.