Pauline Esparon plays with the notion of «rawness», a form of archaism, a primary state of materials before their standardization by industry. Forms from the vegetal, the animal or the mineral worlds become playful and can be intertwined. Her works always start with the investigation of materials, and slide from an instinctive research to a definite shape. Objects are plural, to constitute a collection, an ensemble, an atmosphere.
The fluffy bench is using the raw flax fiber. The piece plays with the natural range of colors which depends on the soil, the weather, and the time of harvest of the flax. The flax presents a hairy, fluffy aspect which is usually unknown in its standard versions.
L62" x D21" x H16"