"Excelsior Park is a brand that is dear to me because the very first modified watch I sold was a Zenith chronograph from the 1950s with the famous Excelsior Park 4 calibre.
Indeed, seconde/seconde/, whose real name is Romaric André, is a French artist who has built his international reputation on hijacking watches, whether vintage or modern.
"When Excelsior Park approached me with this collaboration, I found my angle of attack by translating "Excelsior" which in Latin means "higher,"...Going higher than the 'Park. This led me to the notion of the "home run", the ultimate shot in baseball, of which the expression "Out Of The Park" is a synonym.
Unfolding with lightness the imagery of this sport commonly called "America's favourite pastime", the artist does not forget to suggest certain drifts and pronounced inclinations towards anabolic drugs in the early 2000s.
"Evoking baseball and its obsessive drive to outperform is a way for me to meet the brand's demands for me to "boost" their chronograph. I wanted to put it literally on steroids.