Axel Sanson has been a university student, a librarian, an editorial assistant. Self educated artist, Axel Sanson spends his time producing images, like his father before him, a photographer.
Each Artwork, starts from an existing photograph, an image found, defined or created, or by a confrontatation of images. Axel Sanson paints using oil on large square canvases, forcing him to re-frame the images. Axel Sanson often paints in series.
Axel Sanson also practices drawing, sort of illustrative installations.
Axel Sanson also produces photographic fictions, often in collaboration with other artists.