.His work is inspired by artists such as M.C. Escher and René Magritte as well as many years of traveling the world.His process begins with a concept, then creation and selection of negatives.Photography is a tradition in Barbèy’s family and he sometimes uses old negatives from the family archive in his work.To achieve the desired outcome, negatives are double exposed in the camera, sandwiched together to be printed simultaneously, collaged and re-photographed, and/or any combination of those processes.
Artist Statement: The inspiration for my work comes from many years of traveling all over the world, every day life and from some of my favorite artists, such as René Magritte, M.C. Escher and Roger Dean. ( via http://www.gallery71.com)