DIOR LADY ART X JOËL ANDRIANOMEARISOA
From Antananarivo to Paris, Joël Andrianomearisoa cultivates a fascination for the city, that mysterious entity, that “everything” where his prolific inspiration culminates from sounds, fragrances, textures, beings, and even architecture. His creative research is woven from the infinite diversity of emotions that he strives to materialize in the name of sweet melancholy, an inevitable absence that all understand yet cannot name. His elusive and magnetic work makes the fragility and intensity of desire an essential life force.
“Take me to the end of all loves” chants the Labyrinth Of Lady Dior, like a testament to passions already sated, promises of new love stories. On the surface, superimposed materials, like delicate millefeuilles, reproduce heartbeats, while inside, an immaculate lining symbolizes love’s whirlwinds. The story begins with the packaging, a showcase and a unique artwork in paper. In black embellished with leather or radzimir silk, both versions are adorned with embroidery and cut-outs, as well as words, whispers and caresses, like living works in perpetual motion. As a final poetic surprise, a small book accompanies them, spanning memoir, a journal of this project, and a diary of their future lives.
An ode to sentiments, and a sensitive reading of the world.
Images : © Valentin Hennequin . © Studio Joël Andrianomearisoa . © Marion Berrin