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Elodie DESCOUBES

Contact : 110, ave du président Wilson 93100 Montreuil - France

Ph. 01 49 88 12 99

elodie.descoubes@wanadoo.fr
Project Assistance : 1994 1996
 
environmental designer, scenographer

Born in 1972.
Diploma from the Ecole supérieure d’arts appliqués Duperré in 1993.

Worked 4 years in collaboration with Laurent Nicolas experimenting with materials (paper, cardboard, felt, foam rubber), researching principles of modularity and their application to furniture.
"Strates" prototype, (100% felt), VIA grant 93.
"Feutre" prototype, VIA grant 95.
"Feutre" collection of seats made by Domeau & Pérès, 99.

Since 97, works solo in temporary environment, pursuing investigation of offsets, sidetracking of function, the vocabulary of industrial structures & materials.

Designs sets for exhibitions and events, projects of variable scale, such as :

"Forum du monde, espace nomade" / Ministry of Youth and Sports, General Council 93, Ile de France region, city of Saint-Denis,

Fondation 93 ? design & follow-up of work for laying out a temporary public site for the World Cup 98 : original design of ephemeral architectural structures/ interior design & layout / follow-up of works / directing & coordination of participants - landscapers, decorators, builders. (4500 m2 / 600 concert hall, spaces for café, VIPs, administration), Stade de France, Saint Denis / February to July 98.

Reference to the industrial & working class heritage of the Plaine Saint-Denis, formal research around saw-tooth factory roofs, gas containers & vegetable gardens. Basic structures in tube scaffolding , corrugated iron & tarps, ephemeral vegetable gardens in containers.

"Chercheurs d’art et de science" / Fondation 93 ? original set design & follow-up of an itinerant exhibition presenting visual works by primary school pupils on the theme of the origins of life. (300 m2), Préfecture de Bobigny / May-June 97.

Like an archaeological dig in the middle of the préfecture building, the works were exhibited on the floor, surrounded by 16 tonnes of sand. The visit itinerary was laid out on suspended metal footbridges.




day bed Collection Feutre

armchair Collection Feutre
© D. Feintrenie

set design for temporary public site - St Denis Forum du monde, espace nomade

set design for temporary public site - St Denis Forum du monde, espace nomade

set design for temporary public site - St Denis Forum du monde, espace nomade

set design - Bobigny Chercheur d'art et de science

set design - Bobigny Chercheur d'art et de science

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