Chronicles of Cours de Vincennes

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 “Chronicles of Cours de Vincennes: A Surreal Journey through Parisian History”

Step into a world where the echoes of time blend seamlessly with artistic brilliance. Welcome to “Chronicles of Cours de Vincennes,” a captivating collection of unique pieces inspired by the history and anecdotes of the famous Cours de Vincennes in Paris, infused with an ambiance à la Alain Robbe-Grillet and Alain Resnais, and a touch of surrealism.

In the labyrinthine corridors of the mind, where reality intertwines with the surreal, the Cours de Vincennes emerges as a mirage, enticing the curious soul. Its grand boulevards have carried the footsteps of artists, philosophers, revolutionaries, and dreamers, each leaving their indelible mark on the fabric of Parisian history.

Within this collection, reality is refracted through the lens of the subconscious, revealing hidden truths and unexpected connections. Embracing the spirit of Alain Robbe-Grillet’s intricate narratives and Alain Resnais’ cinematic brilliance, each piece invites the viewer on a poetic journey through time.

Imagine a canvas that breathes life into the 18th-century salon culture, where Voltaire’s wit dances with Madame de Pompadour’s elegance. Picture a sculpture that captures the spirit of the French Revolution, embodying the courage and passion that once burned fiercely on the streets of Paris. Visualize a tapestry that weaves together the intricate stories of the Belle Époque, where bohemian poets found inspiration in the moonlit cafes and cabarets.

Like a mirage shimmering in the distance, the collection’s pieces draw you into a dreamscape where the boundaries between history and imagination dissolve. Shadows elongate and warp, casting eerie silhouettes that challenge our perception of reality. Twisted forms and distorted features invite contemplation, questioning the nature of truth and the fragility of memory.

Textures and materials intertwine, creating a tactile dreamscape that defies logic. Fabrics drape like liquid, inviting touch, while metallic structures twist and contort, defying conventional notions of form and function. Each element serves to disorient, to challenge our understanding of the familiar, and to provoke a visceral response.

“Chronicles of Cours de Vincennes” celebrates the power of art to transcend time, capturing the essence of a place where history and creativity intertwine. It is an homage to the enigmatic nature of the Cours de Vincennes, a place where history and imagination coexist, and where the surreal finds its eternal home.

Join us on this mesmerizing journey through the Cours de Vincennes, where reality and dreams merge, and the echoes of time resonate in surreal harmony. Step into the realm where Alain Robbe-Grillet and Alain Resnais would feel at home, and let your imagination run wild as you traverse the labyrinth of enigmatic narratives and unearth the hidden treasures of this extraordinary place.

Chronicles of Cours de Vincennes: unique pieces and upcycling techniques.

The unique pieces and series are hand made in our studio in Berlin with care, time and pleasure of creativity.

Collector pieces are one of a kind. It follows a zero waste philosophy and ethic of fashion, by up-cycling all left overs from the collections and by mixing smalls coupons or vintage fabrics. A circular production completely made in our studio in Berlin.

The vision of the label is also to give people the opportunity to express their deep personality and spontaneity. Not only a transcript of constant day dreaming, but also a willingness to push the internal boundaries. Furthermore a look inside us, a search of freedom, freedom in creation and in being in the world.

In essence, a constant and relentless exploration of the imagination to enter a dialogue with the people and the world. “Fashion is art – it has to touch, wake up our real selves. It’s more than just clothes, it’s emotional and handcrafted.

Photography: Magdeleine Dechelette and Julie Roubinet
Model(s): Liesa
Location: Berlin<br />