Créations Métaphores: Azulejos exhibition by Anaïs Gonnachon
Listening to young talents, Metaphors creations, publisher of upholstery, exposes abstract geometries of Anaïs Gonnachon. With "Azulejos", the magic of materials and a exceptional know-how weaves the story of a textile wall evoking Japanese origami and the Portuguese ceramic tradition.
Patience game and intuitive dialogue between subjects and patterns, the work of Anaïs Gonnachon originates in the transmission values of Companions of Duty. Beyond a simple Project Graduation, her creation "Azulejos" concludes in beauty five years of training and just as much passion. When Benjamin Mendes, companion upholsterer, welcomes in his workshop of Maussane-les-Alpilles the young upholsterer, the plot of this refined know-how which oscillates between classic world and contemporary inspiration is for her an obviousness.
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The setting in volume of the Azulejos, with a wool flannel signed Créations Métaphores.
Saluting his perseverance in this complex project, the company Corler provides the rods that connect the different elements.
Audacity has its place in this craft with golden hands who handles noble and natural materials and tame the eye by touch. It is at the Mendez-Ruiz workshop that Aneïs owes her chance to meet the Metaphors creations. The sensitivity of this whole young woman of 22 years, his creative talent, his personality shaped by tenacity, clarity and enthusiasm resonate with the innovation and transmission values worn by Créations Métaphores.
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After the cardboard templates follow the traces on the fabric, with a tip to facilitate folding.
Prolonging the hand, the project tools.
The adventure is born in the sweetness of a wool flannel on which are projected randomly clouds of wires. "I needed a rigid material that does not fray, explains Anaïs Gonnachon. Creations Metaphors gave me many samples for my tests, and it's finally on Virevolte that my choice has stopped. This material corresponded to all my needs, both in technical terms that aestheticeven if it had to be slightly adapted so that it complies with all my desires. set volume is a constraint to create a textile wall at the crossroads of Japanese origami and Portuguese ceramic tiles. Tracing, cutting, folding, assembly ... After one hundred and thirty-five hours dedicated to testing begins a long time implementation and assembly. All the minute steps of the creation carry in them the intelligence of the hand and a vision both free and architectured to create a current work, potentially timeless.
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The upholsterer decorates Anaïs Gonnachon assembles the Azulejos to form a textile architecture.
METAPHOR CREATIONS - Textile creation exhibition "Azulejos" until November 16, 2018. 5, rue de Fürstenberg, 75008 Paris. Such. 0146330320. creations-metaphores.com