Our senses are limited. Each of them perceives a fragment of reality. These fragments are reassembled by our mind to build our own world, which we have the illusion that it is outside of us, same for all and complete.

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Below and beyond our sensorial perceptions, other realities are operating. Some of them have been revealed thanks to the technologies that enhance our senses, others are suspected, others still remain inaccessible.

From the activity of a cell to that of a star, due to gravity or photosynthesis, into the process of thinking up to the experience of spirituality, in each of these directions, the horizon quickly becomes a mystery.

Organized in 5 main themes, from OUTER SPACE to ELEMENTS, LIFE, THINKING and finally BEYOND, Philoxerax artistic work highlights the link of interdependence that binds us to these mysteries and to their continuous presence, here and now, for our existences to take place.

Using only fractals as a digital material, he assembles them, superimposes them, interweaves them to obtain new compositions that capture these abstract energies, these compositions of forces that oppose and balance each other continuously.

More globally, this approach is part of a will to emphasize how all the life around us is incredibly sophisticated, beautiful and precious.


The videos below are in low resolution. They are also available in HD on YouTube.

Motion 006 B | Artificial Intelligence | How long do we have before AI makes all the decisions for us? | Created by P.Chevalier, music by N.Fauveau & JM.Plantey | 12.2022

Motion 005 A | Still Wars | For thousands of years, war rises from its ashes to spread desolation. | Created by P.Chevalier, music by N.Fauveau & JM.Plantey | 11.2022

Motion 004 A | Abyss Kiss | This motion evokes the secret lives that unfold at the depths of the abyss, in total darkness, even producing their own fluorescent light. | Created by P.Chevalier, music by N.Fauveau & JM.Plantey | 10.2022

Motion 003 A | Good and evil | This motion evokes the perpetual antagonism between forces of creation and destruction beyond which persists nevertheless a presence. | Created by P.Chevalier, music by N.Fauveau & JM.Plantey | 09.2022

Motion 002 A | Life | This motion evokes the secret processes at the heart of chromosomes that allow the emergence of life. | Created by P.Chevalier, music by N.Fauveau & JM.Plantey | 09.2022

Motion 001 B | Singularity | This motion evokes the titanic forces that act in all dimensions to maintain our universe’s space-time. | Created by P.Chevalier, music by N.Fauveau & JM.Plantey | 08.2022


Philippe Chevalier

Philippe Chevalier (whose artist name is Philoxerax) is a French digital artist. He does not have a classic career as an artist even though he has the background. He started painting in 1990, when he graduated from the prestigious Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Paris, France. (EnsAD).

As early as 1993, Philippe had a growing interest in using computers as creative tools. Back then, computers that could display 256 colors cost a fortune, so Philippe worked nights at Apple France and used their hardware to create his first digital works.

Philippe’s passion of computers continued to grow and in 1998, he learned to program as an autodidact. He will then become a developer. For twenty years, he created video games, websites and online applications.

Today, Philippe returns to where he left off 20 years ago. Combining his skills as a programmer and an artist, it’s 100% through digital that he resumes his work. He has given up brushes, pencils, pastels, but also the shapes and lights captured by a camera or an artistic gesture. The materials for his new works are mathematical formulas and dimensionless geometric objects called fractals.

His career as an artist and developer helps him today to approach with coherence and ambition a new art research using digital technologies.


Using fractals, this 100% digital material, Philippe creates pictures and animated videos that have no size. Despite their complexity and the richness of their colored textures, the compositions can be recalculated and printed at any scale (always in 300 dpi resolution) without alteration.

Interior | Philoxerax digital painting
Public place | Philoxerax digital painting
Large Fresco Philoxerax
Large Interior | Philoxerax digital painting
Fresco Philoxerax


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