Valeria Polsinelli is a french-italian artist who has been creating ceramics for nearly thirty years. While it was in Tuscany that she produced her first pieces, it is in the outskirts of Paris that she settled down and established her atelier ‘Graines de Terre’ (Seeds of Clay), after she attended École Boulle and subsequently graduated as a designer from ENSCI.
The exhibition highlights her latest creations – unlikely anthropomorphic jars bedecked with carved out cabochon of feminine features. These have since become her signature. Switching from decorative pieces to bespoke creations for design editors, she occasionally devotes herself to more streamlined objects which are reminiscent of the Scandinavian aesthetics.
The exhibition curated by our studio opens on september 7th from 5 pm and runs through october 12th.
D. 10 november præsenteres tegnestuens seneste kurateret arbejde. Det er billedkunstneren André Lundquists udstilling og bog reception, hvor vi står for koncept og scenografi, mens den yderst dygtige set designer Leif Sigersen står for iscenesættelses blomster kreationer. Udstillingen og reception afholdes hos Tomorrow’s Gallery – Larsbjørnsstræde 5B i Indre By – fra kl.16.00 til kl.19.00
The architect, the designer, the curator – Nov.6th-2015*
Friday night turned out to be a huge succes. One awesome night to remember. Many guests attended the French Institute’s opening reception under which the new cultural center revealed its new look.
After the official opening by The French ambassador to Denmark, the thank yous to the architects, designers and the invited artists, it was time to party, a glass of green absinth in one hand and a business card in the other (just in case), to look at the beautiful works showcasing french talents and in the end dance the night away.
The two exhibitions presented for the occasion featured design artefacts by Aurélien Barbry in the lobby and photographs by Arnaud Delrue in the upper levels of the house. Delrue who is also a writer, talked about his newly Danish translated novel Un été en famille (sommerferie med Familien), prior to presenting his latest photographic endeavor: Minotaures.
*A little reference to the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The French ambassador to Denmark _ Mr Francois Zimeray (far left) “christening” the new French Institute.
Wall decoration in the cultural department (Lawrence Ebelle Design Studio)
Signage (Lawrence Ebelle Design Studio)
Checking out our looks in the elevator
A few hot moves with gorgeous Gabriela
Unprohibited absinth cocktails
From “Minotaures” – Arnaud Delrue
“Un été en famille” translated to Danish
Over the past few months the studio has been anticipating the upcoming show “Aurélien Barbry, a french designer in Denmark” in connection with the refurbishment of the new French Institute at Copenhagen. The show presents the work of french-born, Copenhagen-based designer Aurélien Barbry, who is a key player on the danish design scene. He has designed for high end danish design companies such as Georg Jensen, Le Klint, Vipp, Normann Copenhagen and the likes.
The studio was honored and thrilled to be part of this project. We produced and mounted all exhibition wall texts.
The studio just finished the revamping of the French Institute in Denmark’s new premises. The studio worked on both space design and wayfinding and the result is stunning.
We will celebrate with a grand opening today nov. 6th @5.30 pm with the French Ambassador to Denmark – Mr. Francois Zimeray – in attendance.
This very special day will be marked by the opening of two exhibitions (design and photography).
(the studio was involved in this event for which it produced and mounted all the texts on the walls of the exhibition / lounge area)
“Arnaud Delrue. MINOTAURES” (photos)
The make-over of the French Institute started a few weeks ago. We are currently working on the reception area where a new oak flooring will bring warmth and coziness to the French new hub in Copenhagen. Along with the floor we created a removable platform on which visitors and guests alike can sit while reading a book, looking at an exhibition or just sipping coffee.