Fascinated by the resonance of objects that others neglect and discard, Pascale Palun recycles them in her Vox Populi collection, turning the old house in Avignon that serves as her home and workplace into a Proustian sanctuary of memory-laden curious. Walk through the home of Pascle Palun, it is possible to transverse three centuries in a single foot step. The wallpaper faded, and mottled, dates back to the building’s early history. And yet one has the peculiar feeling of inhabiting both past and future.
Sweden circa 1800 carved gilt framed mirror with cornice top over an arch and a lion’s head (SS142), France circa 1840 gilt faux painted mirror (AS21) What is important to Pascale is reinvigorating objects. She does not “remake” them but rather stops the aging process before the object completely disintegrates. It is in the innate poetry that attracts her. What really interests me is how things have traversed time, she says. Everything has a history, a story, and that’s what drives my creativity.
Read the entire article in World Of Interiors June issue.
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