ANNE GÉRARD at an exhibition with projects of Paco Rabanne, Fred Sathal, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac and Yohji Yamamoto
Mythologie de la Robe (Mythology of the Dress)
11 May - 23 June 2007 Galerie des Musées (Remparts),
Place Armand Vallé, Ville de Toulon www.toulon.com; a collaboration of FRAC PACA, Galerie Pastor (Nice www.galerie-norbertpastor.com) and the Musée de la Mode de Marseille
fig.: Low tech wedding dress made of a puzzle of photocopies by Anne Gérard, 2005.
Installation - Technique mixte
246 x 173 cm. The dress is inspired by the Barbie doll wedding dress. With using the technique of photocopies Gérard questions reproduction and identity.
The dress, its symbolism and therefore its power to represent us is the theme of Anne Gérard. Her dresses tell about our absence, our presence, and our disappearance when we wear them off. more culture >>>