The Photograph Gallery
Initiated by N°111 with François Bauchet and Eric Jourdan, the Quatrième Mur was a satellite tv for pc exhibition through the St Etienne Design Biennial 2010. Situated in a former cinema, three ex-Saint Etienne college students invited two of their ex-lecturers for a collective exhibition of on a regular basis objects. The association of those objects in a scenic, stage-like approach invited the viewers to assume in another way concerning the relationships between these objects and themselves.
The fourth wall evokes an mental wall separating the actor on the stage and the spectator within the room. The set up of the objects on a stage places distance between them and the spectator. The objective of the space is to steer the spectator to think about what’s happening on the stage with an investigative and significant eye. To distance, is to rework the factor that it’s to be understood, to which consideration is to be drawn, from one thing banal, recognized and instantly fastened, into one thing distinctive, uncommon and sudden.
Desk Eric Jourdan Metal tube, wooden
Flooring Lamp N°111 Metallic, wooden, LED strip
This challenge is a mirrored image upon lighting objects as turbines of environment and area. Mild is subtle in an oblique approach to embody the place like micro structure. On the stage, the form of the lampshade is revealed in accordance with the point of view: the profile turns into a longtime quantity.
Desk François Bauchet Resin, marble prime
Lounge chair N°111 Wooden, metallic, Deschemaker wool material
The profile of this undertaking is designed in a strategy to evoke a picture of a longtime panorama. It’s a hybrid piece for use freely, positioned on floor degree, a play between mass and fragility, quantity and aerial. On stage, like theatre décor the Meridian provides totally different volumes and totally different layouts in accordance with the point of view.
Pendant lights N°111 Blown crystal
Photographs by Studio Caterin.