March 21– May 9, 2012
MARCELLINE LAPOUFFE is a young artist living in an eccentric universe, taking her first steps in the world of art. The name is an original pseudonym, one which allows her to hide behind a character that both amuses her and offers her the freedom with which she can express her take on life, in her own way, with humour and fantasy.
Her first creations were customised skeletons, where each piece stood for a theme. Whether the idea is to associate a notion strongly related to a reflection on evil – gluttony, lust, greed… – or, on the contrary, to associate notions of happiness and freedom to a gloomy support, the result of these associations is far from macabre. Highly colourful, shown with a heavy dose of tongue in cheek, the bones come back to life, looking quite natural, even friendly…