Fabian F. Fuchs, also known as FFF, is a visionary and self-taught German visual artist and filmmaker who creates captivating and thought-provoking artworks and films that explore the inner search for meaning and the parallel universes surrounding us. His unique approach utilizes both analog and digital mediums, haptic and acoustic tools, to create a truly authentic and original voice in the art and film worlds. Growing up in the culture of skate and snowboarding had a deep impact on his artistic journey and continues to influence his work today.
He began his professional career as an art and creative director in the innovation lab of a creative agency, where he trained his approach to implement high-tech concepts and conceptual work, art direction was an integral part of his role in this profession. However, he felt something was missing in the perfect pixel world and started exploring analog techniques like illustration and painting as a way to break free and add more emotion to his work. This self-taught process led him to explore other haptic and acoustic tools, and filmmaking, taking him on a journey to extraordinary places and experiences with the goal of sharing his findings with an audience.
FFF’s work is not just limited to action sports, but his background and love for the culture, allows him to capture the raw emotion and intensity of the athletes, the stunning visuals and parallel universe in which they exist. The discoveries are transported through different media such as filmmaking, painting, and illustration as well as sculptural works with soundscapes.
He is driven by the question of understanding if we are living in a parallel universes and this question drives him to push boundaries and strive to create powerful and meaningful works that are both commercially successful and critically acclaimed. He continues to produce work that captivates audiences and has been screened on a global stage, receiving recognition for its excellence.
„All paradise not blue“ a teaser for an open story collaborative film with director Alex Tank.
We’re not living in one world. One truth. One Reality. Growing up in two households I had to learn at a very young age what it means to wander between separate worlds. This experience awakened the urge to explore the mind.
My work process consists of researching vast amounts of information be it news, science, cultural and political topics or even dreams. This is my well of inspiration that eventually flows onto the chosen canvas after a long period of resting in my mind. It’s a very intuitive and physically enduring process. By reaching the state of flow I feel like uncovering invisible worlds. Uncommon situations like self isolation over a long period of time or experiences with strong natural forces help me to brake the barrier into other dimensions.
Since my toolbox is vast I like to connect different media to stimulate new and unseen results in my projects. My materials can vary from big scale canvases to detailed illustration works on paper. I often circle back to using a vibrant blue that is a sensual experience in applying as well as sensual experience to consume as an audience. Filmmaking especially allows me to combine all my fields of work into shaping and encapsulating a momentary emotion. Right now I am working on going back to the root of my professional training. A spatial installation. A light and sound sculpture that allows observers to access a transcendental state of mind. By sharing my discoveries with an audience I start a dialog that is connecting everyone with me and my work in very intimate ways.
The most gratifying moment is when a stranger reveals a meaning in my work that was hidden to my own eyes before …Fabian F. Fuchs
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