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Lutteur collection - Malik

Lutteur collection - Malik

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In my photographic portrait series, “Lutteur,” I sought to capture the passion and aspirations of the young men in the small village of Yene, Senegal, who gather daily on the beach to train and pursue their shared dream of becoming renowned lutteurs (wrestlers). This series is a testament to the immense popularity and cultural significance of wrestling in Senegal, while also exploring themes of hope, dreams, and the bonds of brotherhood that unite these young men.

Wrestling holds an unparalleled position in Senegalese society, where champions are revered and treated like movie stars. Inspired by this fervor, I immersed myself in the vibrant community of aspiring wrestlers, witnessing their fanatical dedication and the intense training sessions that punctuate their daily lives. Through my lens, I aimed to portray not only their physical strength and power but also the underlying spirit of camaraderie and resilience that fuels their pursuit of success.

The beach became a significant backdrop for this series, symbolizing a meeting point for dreams and aspirations. As the young men gathered there each afternoon, the sand and waves echoed with their determination and shared commitment to their craft. The setting serves as a metaphorical arena, representing the hopes and aspirations of these individuals, where they push their physical and mental limits while forging bonds of brotherhood that transcend their individual pursuits.

In capturing their portraits, I wanted to give agency to the subjects, allowing them to present themselves as they desired to be seen. Each individual posed in a manner that exuded strength, power, and masculinity—a reflection of their aspirations and the archetypal image of the wrestler. Through this approach, I aimed to honor their personal narratives and the pride they derive from their chosen path.

"Lutteur" seeks to shed light on the profound interconnectedness of these young men, illustrating the collective nature of their dreams and ambitions. Beyond the pursuit of individual success, their bond as brothers is a source of inspiration, support, and shared experiences. It is through their shared journey that they find solace, understanding, and the strength to persevere against the odds.

Through this series, I invite viewers to reflect on the universal themes of determination, camaraderie, and the pursuit of dreams. It is a celebration of the human spirit, resilience, and the transformative power of community. Ultimately, “Lutteur” is a visual ode to Senegalese wrestling, showcasing the beauty and complexity of this revered sport while highlighting the stories of hope, dreams, and unity that lie at its core.

Limited edition Giclée print on beautiful matt Hahnemühle Fine Art Photo Rag paper.

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Quality

Made just for you, this giclée print is created on the finest 308 gsm Hahnemühle Photo Rag® fine art paper.

What is a giclée print?

Giclée (pronounced zhee'clay) is an art print made with an ink jet printer using the highest archival-quality inks and surfaces. The word comes from French, meaning to spray, which is exactly what an ink jet printer does. The quality of a Giclée print is far superior to all other forms of reproduction printing.

What is Hahnemühle Photo Rag® fine art paper?

Hahnemühle Photo Rag® is one of the world’s most popular papers and the valued all-rounder for high-quality FineArt inkjet printing. The white cotton artist’s paper, with its characteristic, wonderfully soft feel, boasts a lightly defined felt structure, lending each artwork a three-dimensional appearance and impressive pictorial depth. Combined with the matt premium inkjet coating, this paper produces outstanding prints that feature brilliant colours, deep blacks, striking contrasts and perfect reproduction of detail. This acid- and lignin-free classic meets the most exacting requirements for age resistance and is specially designed for FineArt applications. Whether it is used for FineArt photography or art reproductions, the ideal combination of structure, print quality and weight makes Photo Rag® one of the most versatile FineArt inkjet papers.

  • 308 gsm, 100% cotton
  • White
  • Characteristic, beautiful defined felt structure
  • Matt premium inkjet coating for outstanding print results
  • Acid- and lignin-free
  • ISO 9706 conform / museum quality for highest age resistance

    Print sizing and framing

    Shipping Sizes and Framing Options

    Our prints are available in various sizes, and you have the option to choose between print only or framed options. Please note the available sizes and framing details below:

    Print and Framed Sizes:

    1. 21cm x 30cm (8.3 inches x 11.7 inches)
    2. 30cm x 42cm (11.7 inches x 16.5 inches)
    3. 42cm x 59cm (16.5 inches x 23.4 inches)
    4. 59cm x 84cm (23.4 inches x 33.1 inches)

    Our expert team will fit the artwork into the chosen frame, ready to be hung on your customer's wall.

    In addition to our framed options, we also provide the option to purchase prints without frames. This allows you complete freedom and flexibility to frame the artwork according to your taste, interior design, and personal preferences. It's an excellent choice for those seeking a more personalized touch.

    Print Only Sizes (including a 1 cm white border):

    1. 62cm x 92cm (24.4 inches x 36.2 inches)
    2. 82cm x 122cm (32.3 inches x 48.0 inches)
    3. 102cm x 152cm (40.2 inches x 59.8 inches)

    Please note that the print-only option includes a 1 cm (0.4 inch) white border for safe handeling.

    To display the print, you will need to have it framed by a frame maker of your choice. This allows you the freedom to select a frame style, color, and material that best complements your preferences and interior design. For advice on framing and more information do not hesitate to contact me.

    Frames:

    Wood Materials

    Quadrum picture frames are made in Germany from FSC®-certified wood. The wood comes from sustainably managed forests that meet the criteria of the Forest Stewardship Council. The Oak frames are solid wood from FSC®-certified sources with an Oak veneer

    Glass materials

    The frame windows are made of edge-ground float glass with a UV filter of approx 45%, apart from the A1 size which is high quality 3mm clear acrylic to prevent damage during transit. The frames are also equipped with an acid-free insert and a sturdy rear panel.

    Frame colours

    The colours offered are ‘white’,‘oak’ and ‘black’ 

    Dimensions

    For each of the sizes, the dimensions of the wood moulding is the same. These dimensions are 25mm in depth, 16mm width

     

     

     

    Hanging fixtures

    The hanging type fixture on the reverse panel is ‘Nail hanging’. A size frames are equipped with hangers in portrait and landscape format. Here is how the fixture looks on the reverse of the frame:

     

     

     

    Shipping

    Shipping Methods and Delivery

    All orders placed through Ernst Coppejans Art are drop-shipped by our trusted partner, ThePrintSpace. They specialize in high-quality printing and fulfillment of fine art prints.

    Once your order is placed and payment is successfully processed, [ThePrintSpace] will begin processing and preparing your order for shipment. Please note that order processing times may vary and are subject to the availability of the selected print and frame options.

    The estimated shipping times for your order will depend on your location and the shipping method selected during checkout. Please refer to the shipping options available at checkout to determine the estimated delivery timeframe for your specific order.

    Shipping Costs

    Shipping costs are calculated based on various factors, including the size and weight of the package, as well as the destination of the shipment. The applicable shipping fees will be displayed during the checkout process, allowing you to review and confirm the total cost, including shipping, before completing your purchase.

    Order Tracking

    Once your order has been shipped, you will receive an email notification containing a tracking number and instructions on how to track your package. Please note that it may take up to 48 hours for the tracking information to be updated by the shipping carrier.

    International Shipping

    We currently offer international shipping to select countries. If your shipping destination is outside the United Kingdom, please ensure that you review and comply with any applicable customs regulations and fees for your country. Please note that any additional customs fees or import duties are the responsibility of the customer.

    Questions

    I am based in The Netherlands (or Belgium) Is it possible to direct order?

    - Absolutely, and I advise you to do that. There are also more possibilities to frame the work. Shipping will be a little faster as well.

    I would like to have my print framed in a different way then available, is this possible?

    - Yes it sure is. If you live in The Netherlands or Belgium I can assist  you and have the print delivered in the frame of your choice. For other countries it is easy and best to contact your local framer who will frame your print beautifully according to your wishes. Of course I can assist you in choosing what frame would be the most beautiful option for your print.

    I have difficulty choosing which print would look best in my space, what can I do?

    - I am here to help you, we can plan a meeting online or visit me if you are near in my studio in Amsterdam, to go over all different options. I can advise you on what work would look the most stunning in your space.

    Do you do special commissions?

    - Yes I do, feel free to contact me anytime about your ideas

    For other questions and information feel free to contact me anytime. I will get back to you within 24 hours. 

    Editions

    My work is available in exclusive limited editions :

    Botanic Still Life Collection:

    21 x 30 cm / 8.3 x 11.7 inch : total edition in this size of 100

    30 x 42cm / 11.7 x 16.5 inch : total edition in this size of 75

    42 x 59 cm / 16.5 x 23.4 inch : total edition in this size of 50

    59 x 84 cm / 23.4 x 33.1 inch : total edition in this size of 50

    82 x 122 cm / 32.3 x 48 inch : total edition in this size of 30

    102 x 152 cm / 40.2 x 59.8 inch : total edition in this size of 30

    SOLD Collection

    21 x 30 cm / 8.3 x 11.7 inch : total edition in this size of 25

    30 x 42cm / 11.7 x 16.5 inch : total edition in this size of 25

    42 x 59 cm / 16.5 x 23.4 inch : total edition in this size of 10

    42 x 62 cm / 16.5 x 24.4 inch : total edition in this size of 10

    59 x 84 cm / 23.4 x 33.1 inch : total edition in this size of 10

    62 x 92 cm / 23.4 x 36.2 inch : total edition in this size of 10

    82 x 122 cm / 32.3 x 48 inch : total edition in this size of 7

    102 x 152 cm / 40.2 x 59.8 inch : total edition in this size of 5

    Vulnerable Warriors Collection

    62 x 92 cm / 23.4 x 36.2 inch : total edition for both sizes of 10

    82 x 122 cm / 32.3 x 48 inch : total edition for both sizes of 10

    Lutteur Collection

    21 x 30 cm / 8.3 x 11.7 inch : total edition in this size of 100

    30 x 42cm / 11.7 x 16.5 inch : total edition in this size of 75

    42 x 59 cm / 16.5 x 23.4 inch : total edition in this size of 50

    59 x 84 cm / 23.4 x 33.1 inch : total edition in this size of 25

    82 x 122 cm / 32.3 x 48 inch : total edition in this size of 15

    102 x 152 cm / 40.2 x 59.8 inch : total edition in this size of 10

    The Lion and the bird Collection

    21 x 30 cm / 8.3 x 11.7 inch : total edition in this size of 100

    30 x 42cm / 11.7 x 16.5 inch : total edition in this size of 75

    42 x 59 cm / 16.5 x 23.4 inch : total edition in this size of 50

    59 x 84 cm / 23.4 x 33.1 inch : total edition in this size of 25

    82 x 122 cm / 32.3 x 48 inch : total edition in this size of 15

    102 x 152 cm / 40.2 x 59.8 inch : total edition in this size of 10

    Dans Le Milieu Collection

    30 x 42cm / 11.7 x 16.5 inch : total edition in this size of 10

    42 x 59 cm / 16.5 x 23.4 inch : total edition in this size of 10

    59 x 84 cm / 23.4 x 33.1 inch : total edition in this size of 10

    82 x 122 cm / 32.3 x 48 inch : total edition in this size of 7

    102 x 152 cm / 40.2 x 59.8 inch : total edition in this size of 3

    - Golden Boy : 

    62 x 92 cm / 23.4 x 36.2 inch : total edition for both sizes of 18

    82 x 122 cm / 32.3 x 48 inch : total edition for both sizes of 18

    Only 7 more available

    - In Hiding :

    62 x 92 cm / 23.4 x 36.2 inch : total edition for both sizes of 10

    82 x 122 cm / 32.3 x 48 inch : total edition for both sizes of 10

    - Boy with the blue tongue :

    82 x 122 cm / 32.3 x 48 inch : total edition of 18

    only 1 more available

    - Blue man :

    62 x 92 cm / 23.4 x 36.2 inch : total edition for both sizes of 10

    82 x 122 cm / 32.3 x 48 inch : total edition for both sizes of 10

    102 x 152 cm / 40.2 x 59.8 inch : total edition for both sizes of 10

    - Not so green :

    62 x 92 cm / 23.4 x 36.2 inch : total edition for both sizes of 10

    82 x 122 cm / 32.3 x 48 inch : total edition for both sizes of 10

    102 x 152 cm / 40.2 x 59.8 inch : total edition for both sizes of 10