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(Pics) Frédérique Morrel At Maison Et Objet

(Pics) Frédérique Morrel At Maison Et Objet
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The French textile artist scours flea markets and tag sales for discarded tapestries, and gives them a new chance to live through her wild patchwork animal creations.

Laila Ahmadinejad
  • 14 september 2010

French textile artist Frédérique Morrel scours flea markets and tag sales for discarded tapestries, and gives them a new chance to live through her wild patchwork animal creations. Morrel works with fiberglass and polyurethane taxidermy molds. She then painstakingly sews the tapestries into a skin for the molds. Some of the pieces are embellished with real antlers, horns, hoofs, and fur.

Morrel writes:

“We revel the find: the popular artifact that already embodies the creative craft and energy of an anonymous ancestor. We use that energy to make our own creations more powerful and unique, emotionally connected to past generations.”

It is worth noting that there was quite a bit of real taxidermy at this year’s show.

Frédérique Morrel

Maison Et Objet

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