Embroidery on Ink: work n°2/ Collaboration with the artist Florence Obrecht

The second art collaboration I made with the painter Florence Obrecht : Encre Brodée 2, Ink on Paper by Florence Obrecht, I create the embroidery with cotton and lurex threads, glass beads.

21,2cm x 16,5 cm, May 2020.

This collaboration with Florence is made for the project Les Amis des Artistes (see my first post here) initiated by her Gallery in Paris and various cultural institutions in order to help artists during the Corona crisis.

The Back side…I do like the other side of an embroidery, of any embroidery! I think they have a fragile beauty in theire unevenness…

Embroidery on Ink: work in progress/ Collaboration with the artist Florence Obrecht

Florence Obrecht is a painter working on many themes that are close to my artistic concerns. She works with found images, photographs from unknown people that she reuse in her paintings in order to celebrate their memory.

She asked me to embroider 2 of her small formats ink on paper. She makes them for the project Les Amis des Artistes initiated by her gallery owner Valérie Delaunay and various galleries and cultural stakeholders like the Fondation Antoine de Galbert ,to help artists during the Corona crisis.

Notes & Sketches for The D-Ring Project, Muses in the City

Tears in the City: Rebuilding, Repetition, Introspection.

The stich, the stich, the stich. Extended time.

I filmed at the embroidery’s backside when I was embroidering my collage with the Lunéville ‘s hook. The invisible hook in a perpetual motion, perforating the paper. The hook and this repetitive sound of the stich.