Du silence à l'ouvrage, coudre le poids des matériaux modestes

Abstract : Stitching the weight of modest materials is the fundamental question; it is the heart of my research these past several years. Modest mediums are able to raise questions about sculpture by extraction and exploration of their materiality in stitched assemblies. The thesis Du silence à l’ouvrage shows their passage from futile object to flat surface in suspensions and tell their fragility and their theoretical weight. Turning away from traditional uses, I sew assemblies that silently asks every day, knowledge, the apparent order of things and representations. I weave a constellation of interpretations, shapes and items whose symbolic and political force is revealed in the modest. Sculptural forms derive from the pre-existing, negotiates with it and arranges it. The sculpture is born more from an external change than from the materiality of its components. It is a fall where materials recount their tragedy and deplete their potential becoming empathetic forms of symbolic weight. My research demonstrates stitched assemblies and reveals the tensions inherent in the material and its provenance.
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Elodie Lombarde. Du silence à l'ouvrage, coudre le poids des matériaux modestes. Art et histoire de l'art. Université Panthéon-Sorbonne - Paris I, 2014. Français. ⟨NNT : 2014PA010643⟩. ⟨tel-02172142⟩

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