Collectif La Valise : BLAZERS / BLASONS

Collectif La Valise : BLAZERS / BLASONS

Objets

During the exhibition BOOK SALOON, hosted by Made in Town during the Salon du Livre in Paris, SpMillot designed around an emblem that will be part of the fourth collection edited by Blazers/Blasons.

The Lace Review|First stage: Shanghai
from 22nd Mar. to May 1st 2018

The Lace Review
First stage: Shanghai

Vêtements

The first stage of touring exhibition The Lace Review, that brings together the 14 last manufactures of Leavers lace still operating in Calais and Caudry, is held from March 22nd to May 1st 2018 at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) of Shanghai.

The Lace Review|A journey in the heart of Leavers lace

The Lace Review
A journey in the heart of Leavers lace

Vêtements

At the initiative of the City of Calais, the Directorate Générale des Entreprises and the Region Hauts-de-France have joined forces to highlight one of the most beautiful jewels in the French fashion and luxury industry – Leavers lace – with a world touring exhibition designed by Made in Town.

Weaving is an art|Charlotte von Poehl|Made in Town Éditions

Weaving is an art
Charlotte von Poehl
Made in Town Éditions

Arts

Charlotte von Poehl’s work is informed by the history of design and by minimal art; it oscillates between art and life, between usefulness and aesthetics, while questioning the space, the lighting and the architecture of the room it occupies. The piece she has created in collaboration with Woven Studio for the exhibition entitled “Patchworks” at the Skissernas Museum – Museum of Artistic Process and Public Art eloquently testifies to how open her practice is to other fields of creation.

On the sunny side|Flower Power

On the sunny side
Flower Power

Arts

With a passion for the vegetable world since the childhood she spent in the mountains and her grandparents’ garden, Mathilde Vial followed a training at Ecole des Fleuristes in Paris before discovering all the richness of this craft with traditional flower-makers.

Karina Bisch|Blurring the line|between art and craft

Karina Bisch
Blurring the line
between art and craft

Arts

Karina Bish is a French artist (drawing, painting, sculpture, photography…), she likes innovating with new materials and inventing new concepts. She studied arts at La Sorbonne and then at Les Beaux-Arts in Paris. In 2000, she won the UBS Arts Award prize.

Robert Four Manufacture|Royal Heiress

Robert Four Manufacture
Royal Heiress

Arts

The Robert Four Manufacture perpetuates the Aubusson tapestry know-how, one of the royal Aubusson tapestry factory, which was created by Jean-Baptiste Colbert in the 16th century.

Aubusson|The City of Tapestry

Aubusson
The City of Tapestry
[Made in Town TV]

Arts

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.

Atelier Patrick Guillot|Artisan Weaver

Atelier Patrick Guillot
Artisan Weaver

Arts

Based in Aubusson, Patrick Guillot is one of the last remaining liciers (or weavers) who has been preserving for more than 30 years the technical and artistic heritage of former royal factories of tapestry.

Gianluca Malgeri|To Spring a Surprise

Gianluca Malgeri
To Spring a Surprise

Arts

Gianluca Malgeri is an Italian artist who lives and works in Berlin. He studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts of Florence, then visuel arts at the Higher Institute of Architecture of Venice.

Marfa, Texas|Back to Basics

Marfa, Texas
Back to Basics

Arts

In 1972, master minimalist Donald Judd is one of the most top-rated American artists. That same year, looking to escape New York society life, he buys an enormous ranch in Marfa, a small town in the southwest of Texas, not far from the Mexican border, where he goes on to live and produce monumental sculptures in aluminum and concrete.

La Rochère Glass Factory|The Magic of Glass

La Rochère Glass Factory
The Magic of Glass
[Made in Town TV]

Arts

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.

Véronique Marrier|Graphic Design Project Manager|at the CNAP

Véronique Marrier
Graphic Design Project Manager
at the CNAP

Arts

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.

Travel|Marie-Ange Guilleminot
Oct. 25 - Nov. 23, 2013

Travel
Marie-Ange Guilleminot

Arts

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.

Marie-Ange Guilleminot|A Voyage Through Know-How

Marie-Ange Guilleminot
A Voyage Through Know-How

Arts

Marie-Ange Guilleminot is a French visual artist who lives and works in Paris. Her artistic practice is framed as a voyage. In perpetual motion and attentive to the techniques of the countries and cultures that she visits, each new project is a pretext for exploring unexpected skills and building a rapport between her work and new techniques.

French Trilogy|Philippe Terrier-Hermann
Jun. 8, 2013

French Trilogy
Philippe Terrier-Hermann

Arts

From the model to the storyboard. Made in Town prolongs its reflection around cinematic creation, initiated by the exhibition Boîte à miracles, and welcomes Philippe Terrier-Hermann for the launch of La Trilogie française [The French Trilogy], a public commission of the National Center for Visual Arts and the Minister of Culture and Communication.

To Give Oneself Work|Juliette Roche
Jun. 3-8, 2013

To Give Oneself Work
Juliette Roche

Arts

To Give Oneself Work is the reedition of a performance realized by Juliette Roche last year at the Glasgow School of Art. Over many days, from morning until evening, the Parisian artist, born in 1987, occupies a space accessible to the public, organized like an atelier. She works there with wood and various materials towards a final exhibition which will conclude the performance.

Miracle Box|Hugues Decointet
May 17 - Jun. 1, 2013

Miracle Box
Hugues Decointet

Arts

Discovering a letter from Le Corbusier addressed to Albert Camus, in which the architect explained being "inhabited by the idea of a Boîte à Miracles [Miracle Box]", Hugues Decointet decides to interpret this schema which has for a long time been a part of his work.

Holoholo Editions|Comment Section #1
Apr. 25 - May 4, 2013

Holoholo Editions
Comment Section #1

Arts

On the occasion of the launch of the inaugural issue of Comment Section, Made in Town invites the young Parisian publishing house Holoholo to presente the genesis of this project and its particular principles – writing, graphic design, and publishing – put in place by this artistic collective for the conception and production of these periodical reviews.

Painting for Living|Karina Bisch
Mar. 7 - Apr. 5, 2013

Painting for Living
Karina Bisch

Arts

Made in Town presents La Loi des Séries (limitées) which assembles a selection of objects, accessories and clothes – unique or numbered pieces – produced by artisans, artists and designers.

Chinoiserie|Philippe Terrier-Hermann
Dec. 7 - Jan. 9, 2013

Chinoiserie
Philippe Terrier-Hermann

Arts

Made in Town presents a reflection on the ambiguity between original artwork and serial manufacture or reproduction.

Philippe Terrier-Hermann|The Camera Does Not Do it All

Philippe Terrier-Hermann
The Camera Does Not Do it All

Arts

Philippe Terrier Hermann is born in 1970 in France. After studying photography at La Cambre in Brussels and at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, he created his first work, “intercontinental 1996-2000”, at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam.