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Xavier Noël studied for a degree in fine arts then in history of art at the University of Strasbourg, before obtaining a CAP (Professional Aptitude Certificate) as a gilder-ornamentist, then training in gilding at the Atelier Meyer (Meilleur Ouvrier de France). But he quickly felt the need to leave the world of restoration to embark on more personal creations. In 2013, he began to produce a series of ethnic and carnival masks, gilded with gold leaf. Hence, he diverted from the classical use of gold leaf to explore new avenues of artistic expression.
Révélations, arguably the most important fine craft and design fair in Paris, will open its doors on September 10 to a world of craft and design creations by French and international makers. This international biennial is a mingling place for the business insiders, but also one of the most exciting exhibitions of contemporary craft today, offering an opportunity for close contact and shared experiences between craft creators and visitors.
With the strong participation from South Korea, as well as an exciting program of Nordic craft, the jewelry selection at Revelations is edgier and more technologically advanced than ever, while showcasing traditional techniques and materials from around the world.
Révélations Fine Craft and Creation Fair runs 10 – 13 September in Paris.
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Géraldine Gonzalez is a lighting sculpture creator, graduated from the École Supérieure d'Arts Appliqués Duperré (School of Applied Arts) in Paris. She began by focusing her work on advertising illustrations, the press and exhibitions, before turning towards the world of creation for the home and storefront decoration.
After experimenting different materials such as fabric, papier-mâché and crushed glass, the artist now expresses herself via glassine paper which enables her to play on light and transparency.