Oct 12, 2015

Karina Bisch
Blurring the line
between art and craft

Léandra Ricou
Karina Bisch Blurring the line between art and craft

Karina Bisch in her workshop

Karina Bish is a French artist (drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, etc.), she likes innovating with new materials and inventing new concepts. She studied arts at Sorbonne and then at the National School of Fine Arts in Paris. In 2000, she won the UBS Arts Award prize.

Between 2005 and 2006, she stayed at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. Geometric arts, fashion and dance are the main topics of her artistic works. She is also inspired by twenties and thirties avant-gardists. She insists on the handmade and the experimental techniques and materials. She blurs the historical boundaries between art and craft.

In 2012, she invented a new project Painting for Living with handmade scarves. She exhibited twice at Made in Town (2013 and 2015) this project (the third and the fourth opus).


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Léandra Ricou

Léandra Ricou

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.

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