from September 16 to September 18 2022 ↦ 11h00 - 18h00
Installation and meeting with Laurel Parker and Paul Chamard, 2019 winners of Villa Kujoyama
On the occasion of the 39th European Heritage Days and Paris Design Week 2022, the Museum of Hunting and Nature and Villa Kujoyama*, partners since 2016, invite the public to come and discover the research project that Laurel Parker and Paul Chamard have developed during their residency in Kyoto around Japanese paper, washi, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Astonishing trompe l'oeil, each element of the installation "Inside Outside" -kimono, tatami, packaging etc., is made of washi transformed using traditional techniques. These interpretive objects invite us to question the contemporary use of washi, which has become one of the favorite materials of architects, craftsmen, artists and designers.
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This project was developed during a residency by Laurel Parker and Paul Chamard in 2019 at Villa Kujoyama with the support of the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation and the Institut français. * Villa Kujoyama is an artistic residence of the cultural cooperation network of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs. Reporting to the French Institute of Japan, it acts in coordination with the French Institute and benefits from the support of the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation, which is its main sponsor.