Nature displays plants and flowers for the pleasure of my
eyes (my eyes ?) the most exact cultural statements are the
ones that today ask the question : does nature still have
a place inside our iconic space, inside our Universe ? A wall
is an iconic space for cultural ecology, to rejoice my eyes.
Interior decoration has always been inspired by plant and
fruit forms. In turn, I also find inspiration in different
publicity forms : the best cultural expressions of our time
(the greengrocers of atmosphere).
I chose a postcard representing fern. With a sharp blade,
I scraped all the photographic material around a stalk supporting
two symmetrical leaves and ending in non developed foliage
curled in crosier form. I obtained a Martian plant trying
to act like a humanoid. The new plant seemed to say that ornamental
truth is not in the act of flowering but in stalking.
Then I took the four protective aluminium caps off four lemon
flavoured Danone Velouté yoghurts, and
joined them so that the printed visuals of the lemons were
symmetrical. Lastly, I folded the written parts with the brand,
the weight, and the expiry date, hiding the anodised aluminium
part, in contact with the food.
Between the fern stalk obtained by pruning and the composition
of the lemons by joining and folding, a certain acid coloured
harmony and an aesthetic poor connivance was installed.
The fern dispersed pattern and the lemons as complementary
border on the edge of the wall (i.e. the included model).
It is time for these two unexpected patterns to join your
own iconic space, for them to remind us of the lost profit
of past abundant botanist walks, with all their modesty.
They too have the right to our vertical walls.