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Season 4


*Bilingual FR/ENG*

Step into Square Meters, an archive of creative voices that ventures into the inner sanctums of creators' studios. Immerse yourself in the distinctive spaces of artists, writers, thinkers, and other inspiring personalities who play a pivotal role in shaping the dynamic landscape of contemporary creation.














Credits /
Curated by Alessandra Chiericato
Copyright: The Room Projects 2024
Music: Roberto Farina
Edit: Alessandra Chiericato




S4-E1

Alex Ayivi

*AUDIO EN FRANÇAIS*



Square Meters takes you inside Alex Ayivi's studio.

Deeply influenced by comics, poetry, philosophy and literature, Alex Ayivi presents a new form of narrative that form of storytelling that breaks free from the conventions of conventional narrative. As a artist, he exploits the essence of fiction to create structures of to create structures of coexistence, succession and causal chains between elements, revealing a modality of the possible and the real. Using all the aesthetic aspects of a set workshop, seen as an incubator for th incubator for the construction of the real and the false, Ayivi distances himself from reality through his metaphysical works, while at the same time poetically rendering his own sensibility.















S4-E2

Camille Vignaud

*AUDIO EN FRANÇAIS*



Square Meters takes you inside Camille Vignaud's studio.

The question of time, memories and legacies lies at the heart of artist Camille Vignaud's inspiration. Through a process of sublimation and contemplation, she reveals, like a photographer-archaeologist, the imprints left by the residual strata of memory, where time has left its mark. In a game of appearances and disappearances, the artist highlights the question of perception. She strives to capture the mechanisms of memory and recollection in her work, while shedding light on the link between personal and collective memory.

Photo cover: Pierre Arnaud ( @pierarnostudio )
Photos of the studio: Camille Vignaud



S4-E3

Agnieszka Mastalerz

*ENGLISH AUDIO*



Square Meters takes you inside the artist studio of Agnieszka Mastalerz.

Focusing primarily on video, installation, and performance, Agnieszka Mastalerz explores the mechanisms of control and processes that impact and exploit individuals. Through her poetic visual language, she analyses the constraining rules present in intimate relationships, communities, states, or companies, as well as their effects on the natural environment.


Photo cover: David Laurent
Photos on the right: Agnieszka Mastalerz








S4-E4

Garance Butler-Oliva

*FRENCH AUDIO*



Square Meters takes you inside the artist studio of Garance Butler-Oliva.

Working in installation, space and sculpture, Garance Butler-Oliva is interested in patience and slowness, proposing forms whose experience runs counter to the speed and optimisation of societal time. Like memorials preserving the memory of an increasingly inaccessible temporality, on the verge of being lost, she attempts to reach these long times through an invitation to contemplation.


Photos: Copyright © Claire Legrand images (@clairelegrand.images )





S4-E5

Miguel Miceli

*FRENCH AUDIO*



Square Meters takes you inside the artist studio of Miguel Miceli.

Through his works, conceived as evolving installations, Miguel Miceli weaves together ancestral traditions and contemporary challenges, and confronts us with a profound reflection on our own anthropocentric gaze. By fusing science fiction and archaeofiction, Miguel Miceli blurs the conventional boundaries between past, present and future, creating works that transcend cultural and temporal boundaries. His works invite us to rethink our perception of the world and offer us a unique insight into the many facets of the human experience.


Photos: Copyright © Arthur Mercier (@arthuretmercier)