His practice, which often tackles the precarity of the status of the artist, addresses in a subtle and somewhat playful, ironical way, the falling and drifting of consumerism.
Since the beginning of the 2000's, Jacques André has developed a conceptual art practice that questions our consumption habits and our relationship to material goods and ownership. To this end, he has adopted ways of working that do not follow traditional artistic practices. One of those methods consists in repeatedly buying objects, often books or records, from second-hand shops. However, contrary to traditional collectors, his goal is not to acquire unique and rare items, but to buy all the possible copies of the same item.