Emmanuel Gatti practices experimentation in the field of printed works. These large aquatint formats attempt to make this medium, often reduced to a classical approach, a resolutely contemporary process. These formats are imposing, revealing themselves in the architecture and allowing it to be "dressed in the same way as Japanese draperies or large rollers (Kakemono).
These large direct bites on aquatint reams allow him to produce deep blacks with a rich material in relief on the thickness of the paper.
Its universe is presented as a great baroque setting empty of any human presence ; the rock, the cliff and especially the cave « refers to a place of origins or Arcadia before any human presence and language; nostalgia for the origins or a world to come where these great settings await a new humanity.