Register date: March 31, 2020
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
I started working with papier-mâché 12 years ago. Papier-mâché invites imaginative experiments - there are no rules, no prescribed traditions nor restrictions. Completed items can look like metal, wood or porcelain. Items could be large or small, complex or simple, but it is always hard, beautiful and surprisingly light in weigh objects. The possibilities of embedding materials into the structure of papier-mâché are broad, it could be various decorative and natural materials: shells, ivory, glass beads, stones and fabrics, as well as the use of mosaic art and collage. This gives unlimited opportunities to produce many different inspiring and useful things such as clocks, boxes, frames, screens, wall and ceiling plaster, decorative panel’s production and restoration of the furniture, imitation of various surfaces. Finally, i would like say paper-mache has a certain magical allure that only a few can resist: rather like an alchemist turning base metal into gold, you can transform mundane ingredients into beautiful and useful objects.