Rug, 2016, woven papers from books and magazines, 120x160 cmThe Persian rugs at my grandfather’s house were a source of... Read More
Rug, 2016, woven papers from books
and magazines, 120x160 cm
rugs at my grandfather’s house were a source of pride. The memory of these
impressive carpets is forever imprinted in me.
carpet, 200 years old, became in my hands a rug woven from scraps of texts and
textures, words entwined strip by strip, a delicate and fragile sheet echoing
memories of childhood.
love paper, I always did. I am an obsessive collector of abandoned texts
(encyclopedias and abandoned books I picked up on the street, old magazines and
with paper requires attention to the delicacy, crispness and fragility of the
The need to find a coherent and comprehensible
world led me to dismantle a world and reconstruct an order that is logical and
harmonious for me. In the studio, I take apart the books’ bindings, peel off
their carapace, take apart their pages, cut the paper strip by strip, spin the
words, hold them tightly, create a new tapestry from an old memory.