Escape into the make-believe.
Like any kid, L’Enfant creates his own world. Of course, there are dragons and unicorns there, but also rockets, boxing ninjas, mutant wolves and angry storm clouds.
In an aesthetic that hovers between illustrated children’s books and video games, the German artist gives us glimmers of what we might have fantasized as wide-eyed little rascals. Or, for those of us who haven’t grown up, what we dream of today.
Recounting epic sagas through unknown worlds and fierce battles where everything (yet nothing) is at stake, his paintings and digital collages are mysterious yet delightful. With the perfect mix of childish imagination, adult edge and artistic dexterity, he renders just the diversion we need right now.