Exhibitions in Carouge
Within his work, Manuel Canu questions the relationship between people and architecture and the psychological and emotional influence it has on us.
Organised by Swissceramics, Platform is yearly exhibition bringing togother the best diplom works of Switzerland’s Schools of Applied Arts Appliqués (CFC) of Geneva, Vevey and Bern.
For Loul Combres, pottery represents a memory of Humanity. Ubiquitous in the lives of first humans, he tells us how they lived.
Deeply influenced by studio pottery and the European tradition of porcelain, Laurin Schaub finds his inspiration in the art and design world.
Simone Perrotte explores ceramics decor. She creates simple rounded shapes, on which she spills randomly black or coloured stains she patiently engraves.
Ashraf’s subsequent body of work consisted of a series of hand-built forms, creating groups and individual vessels, with each object informing the next.
Lauren Nauman’s work displays how porcelain can move under the high heat of a kiln.
The Galerie Marianne Brand hosts the exhibition component of the Chinese Ceramic Art Project – Switzerland. Two Chinese ceramics masters, Li Zeng et Peng Zeng show their works.
Sarah Pschorn creates three-dimensional collages made of clay, porcelain and found objects.
Stéphanie Raymond makes unique and often functional ceramics. Her vases represent female figures from a bygone era. Mostly autobiographical, they evoke women close to the nature with their heads crowned with flowers and surrounded by cats.
Keiko Machida, comme beaucoup d’expatriés, vit entre deux mondes, nourrissant son présent de souvenirs et de nostalgies multiples qui la façonnent et peuplent son imaginaire.
“Say less to express more” is the moto behind Gisèle Buthod-Garçon’s work. She creates simple forms where lines of force are inspired by Cycladic idols or Matisse’s drawings.
Above all, Jérôme Galvin’s ceramics are a life experience and a strong means of expression. Its subject is humanity, his pieces are like worlds telling stories through their decor and shapes.
The industrial machine is a black box between designers and users. It is an imaginary border dividing craft and design. The works of Olivier van Herpt, however, pry apart the machine, expanding this unit for standardised production into a platform for creative exploration.
For its fourth project, the ECART network – the European Ceramic Research Team – travelled to Portugal to take on a completely new challenge.
Fascinated by gardens and nature, Mart Schrijvers concentrates in following the season’s cycle in her creations.
Plastic packagings have substituted ceramics vessels. They travel around the whole world before being tossed away after use.
Matthew Warner is interested in the status of form, function and material, as well as the perceived cultural and social value of the objects that we choose to live with.
Sarah Clotuche is inhabited with the question of the relation between our human and animal parts. More broadly, she interrogates our multifaceted and mixed-raced identity, our “creoleness”.
En 2019, le Concours international de céramique organisé par la Ville de Carouge met l’accent sur le monde végétal en proposant comme thème : « Hortus, le jardin envahit la table ».