Porcelain herbarium

Thérèse Lebrun
29 Oct
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19 May

Matter, the act and the shape
 

Thérèse Lebrun collects seeds, twigs and dry fruits in nature. She combines all these elements with porcelain paper, a very thin, white material that becomes translucent when baked.

 

She composes her work step by step, like an embroidery or like a peaceful meditation. The philosopher Bachelard (1884-1962) called it “material imagination”. He claimed that dreams are shaped by doing it.

 

In her studio Thérèse Lebrun composes a mineral world of organic shapes, like in nature often created by an accumulation of minerals. These masterpieces in porcelain make a delicate impression. They remind us of childhood souvenirs - fossils, beach treasures or slowly built up limestone formations.

 

 

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