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Sylvie Auvray

Joe the plumber . 2019

Joe the plumber . 2019

+ Galerie Laurent Godin

Juggling between her kilns, which temperature rises up to 1 300°C, she leaves in theconstant fear of blowing the heavy or light gas pockets left by the vapors of the pink spray paint she uses to enhance her blistered pedestals. Behind the kiln door is a foaming flow of hot swollen metal, an expansive melt of screws and porcelain. Sylvie likes to fire everything to see how it resists, transforms or breaks. Besides, she often recycles, bargain-hunts and repurposes: a passion for old things found in old houses. Continue reading Sylvie Auvray