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CONCEPTS OF REPAIR

 

In principle, repair is only so far as long as something is not replaced or exchanged. 

This work is made from unfired clay and simply air dried. It is therefore in an fragile state. An act of repair is possible through a relatively direct process (simply by adding water). The acquisition of this work includes an act of repair through myself. (Shipping costs are to be covered by the person who owns it).

Serge Gruzinski says: "To repair is therefore also to connect - times, people, things ... - and that's why any global history of humanity must pay a profound attention to this gesture seemingly simple and commonplace which often consists in inventing a way to insert one world into another (...)"