“Objets spécifiques accouplés”
Clara Rivault. “Objects specific coupled”, 2021. Glass, cabinetmaker’s clamp (100 years), Dimensions of the clamp: 112 x 18 x 4 cm, Dimensions of the glass: 40 x 8.5 cm. 4,200 Euros
Clara Rivault (visual artist) born in 1991, lives and works in Paris. Graduated from Beaux-arts de Montpellier ESBA.MOCO and a Master at La Cambre in Brussels in the sculpture studio of Johan Muyle, she then joined the Research Laboratory entitled “Ceramics As Experience” directed by the artist Michel Paysant at the Beaux-arts in Limoges.
Currently in residence in the “Poush” workshops created by the Manifesto collective and incubator in Clichy. Close collaboration with craftsmen is an integral part of his work. She explores several mediums such as bronze, blown glass, porcelain. Its practice is multidisciplinary.
The notion of the body is essential. The materiality of an object and the time that acts on it, as well as the gestures of certain artisanal and traditional techniques are significant elements in his work.
Influenced by Japanese aesthetics as written by Tanizaki, whose notion of ambiguity is marked by ellipsis and equivocation; as well as the concept of “Wabi-Sabi” which means to seek beauty in imperfect, impermanent and incomplete things.
4 200 €