Knife, Rocheservière

Handle: vine wood taken from the landfall site of the Rocheswervière Meteorite for the Meteorite Anniversary performance.
Blade: meteorite slice (Campo del Cielo, AR) with Widmanstätten structures. Length: 21 cm, handle thickness: 3 cm. Co-realisation with Adrian Owen, 2017.

 

 

   
view from Apparition disparaissante, solo show, Site Saint Sauveur, Rocheservière (FR), 2013.

“As a nod to the Tutankhamen Dagger, Knife, Rocheservière lets us perceive the ritual functions and the magic part given to this object, that speaks from an elsewhere.” Pascal Pique in “The artist as a meteorite” (in the exhibition’s catalog), 2013.