October 25 - November 23, 2013
Tuesday - Saturday
02:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Thursday, October 24, 2013
06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Made in Town
Through gestures and savoir-faire we witness the realization of Touchez-voir, a project destined for those who in fact do not see. From the museum archives to the atelier, we observe the birth of an original wardrobe and forms that will soon be joined together in a trunk available to experience at the Palais Galliera.
Interactions between the artist and artisans, based on an idea of Marc Pottier.
The prototype of this trunk will be elaborated at Made in Town composed with original pieces, a choice of clothes and accessories “reinvented” from those of the museum collection.
The installation is accompanied by the Livre-à-porter printed in both Braille and ink. This publication is conceived in collaboration with graphic designer Antje Welde and realized with the association Le Livre de l’Aveugle.
The questions posed about notions of making and transmission are numerous. We can consider continuity within the larger body of the artist’s work as well, across the common threads of exchange and textiles.
Rendez-vous at Made in Town
Marie-Ange Guilleminot will animate the installation via various encounters.
Booking at 01 75 57 08 21 or by email email@example.com.
Tues. Oct. 29, 7-9 pm
Adaptation of a pattern from museum archives, with Carmen Mateos, costume-maker.
Tues. Nov. 5, 7-9 pm
Embroidery of a men’s waistcoat, Ollivier Henry, costume-maker and embroiderer, silkweaving realized by Fondazione Lisio. A corsage and change-purse realized by Sidonie Boiron and Laura Guibert, students at ESAA Duperré.
Tues. Nov. 12, 7-9 pm
Realization of a corset with Claudine Lachaud and Sophie Tonthi of Atelier Caraco.
Tues. Nov. 19, 7-9 pm
About transcription, a dialogue with Antje Welde, graphic designer; Michel Tessier, association Le Livre de l’Aveugle; Yves Felix, professor at the National Institute for Blind Children.
Sun. Nov. 17, 2-6 pm
A presentation of work gloves by artist Bill Burns and Marie-Ange Guilleminot.
La Boîte 31 (in front of the Institute), quai Conti, 75006
On the occasion of Travel, Made in Town presents a selection of Marie-Ange Guilleminot's editions.
Incredible jewels, for both men and women, are available at Alessandro Nicotra’s shop located in the vicinity of Campo de’ Fiori. Based on an old Renaissance technique, gold or silver filaments are woven into wefts and colours chosen by the customer.
The collection of clothing and textiles developed by French designer Cathy Amouroux in collaboration with Ereena's Indian workshops, specialists in "eri" silk, can be discovered exclusively at Made in Town.
In order to promote the know-how and characteristics of the tapestry from Aubusson, the county town of the French region of Creuse, Made in Town conducted a series of three documentary videos at the request of the International City of the Tapestry and Woven art, in partnership with l’Institut français de la mode and with the support of the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès.