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During his visit to the Porcelain factory, the artist took interest in the objects discarded at the pre-firing stage. These are the objects destined to again become a homogenous mass and be molded — they are the factory rejects thrown out of the manufacturing cycle. The artist offered to return them into this process: to fire them and to glaze them. These crumpled objects bear evidence of the production process and carry the traces of manufacturing, preserving the features of the objects they were supposed to become. These objects are presented on a genuine stand for molding, brought from the Porcelain factory. Other objects of the installation were also taken from the factory and lamps produce the same day light as the lamps, installed at the factory.

In his project made for Ural Industrial Biennial, Stéphane Thidet created a total installation for one of the basement rooms of Iset Hotel. In it, the scythe rotates against its usual direction as if breaking the passage of time, leaving circles on the water. This work is the result of the artist’s residence at the Arti Factory: there, specially for him, an unusual enlarged scythe was produced. The circular movement of the scythe fits ideally into the square geometry of the room; the splashes of water create a muffled echo.

21 Стефан Тиде Остатки. Екатеринбург, Сысерть, 2015. Инсталляция, фарфоровые элементы, объекты Stephane Thidet The Rests. Ekaterinburg, Sysert, 2015. Installation, porcelain elements, objects

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