The Pleasure of Sharing
Point de détails
Ollivier Henry's worktable
On the occasion of Travel, Marie-Ange Guilleminot and Made in Town organize a series of encounters with guardians of gestures and techniques: costumers, tailors, embroiderers, corsetry-makers, graphic designers.
These meetings will cast a light on the elaboration of the project Touchez-Voir [Touch & See], a wardrobe realized from reproductions of clothes and accessories originating in the archives of Palais Galliera, the Museum of Fashion of the City of Paris.
For this second rendez-vous, costumer and embroiderer Ollivier Henry brings his mastery of embroidery to the reinterpretation of a pre-embroidered men's vest, selected from the collection of the Palais Galliera.
Project accompanied by Lise Brisson
Fashion designer, costume maker, embroiderer, embroidery and costume history teacher at the Ecole Duperré, in Paris, where he was a student himself. Ollivier Henry has always been passionate about fashion and clothes. He quickly develops a particular appeal for the costume and its history.
He worked for the Opéra de Marseille, Opéra-théâtre de Metz and Opéra Comique. Then he took over his former teacher’s position and for 10 years he provides his expertise and knowledge in the best fashion schools. Meanwhile, he continues to manufacture costumes twice a year.
Made in Fontenay-aux-Roses. Both a freelance writer and a press agent, she writes about fashion and people behind it: designers, craftsmen and industrialists. She is a regular contributor on Maison d’Exceptions and Made in France Première Vision online magazines, among others. She is graduated from the Institut de Management et de Communication Interculturels, formerly Institut Supérieur d’Interprétation et de Traduction and from the Institut Français de la Mode.
Véronique Marrier, project manager for graphic design at the National Center for Visual Arts (CNAP), has told Made in Town about her work, her views on French graphic design and its processes. After graduating in litterature in Bordeaux, Véronique Marrier opened in 1996 the first gallery to exhibit graphic design in France. She then moved to Paris in 2000 and worked for several organizations dedicated to graphic design such as the Chaumont Poster Festival or the Graphic Design month at Echirolles. She then worked with Marsha Emanuel on the Graphisme en France publication by the Ministry of Culture, before entering the CNAP in 2008 to become the project manager in charge of graphic design.
On the occasion of the opening of our atelier, Made in Town proposes, for the first time in Paris, the exhibition When in Rome, do as Romans do. The project, initially developed in 2009 by fashion designer Pascal Gautrand during his residency at the Villa Médicis, takes as its pretext a men's shirt in order to display the richness of artisanship and the inherent multiplicity of local fabrication incarnated by made-to-measure tailoring.
In order to promote the know-how and the characteristics of La Rochère glass factory, located in Passavant-la-Rochère in the French department of Haute-Saône, Made in Town conducted a series of four short videos shot in the heart of the company's workshops.