Frédérique Morrel

The French artist Frédérique Morrel was horrified to discover that when her grandmother died, all of her handicrafts were thrown away. Since then, she has been pursuing the idea of bringing her grandmother’s works back to life in order to revive the passion that was inherent in them. In the process, she has developed a completely new artistic concept that “decycles” unnoticed and unvalued pop artifacts, thus helping them make the transition to a new life cycle. […]

Biography / Frédérique Morrel

The French artist Frédérique Morrel was horrified to discover that when her grandmother died, all of her handicrafts were thrown away. Since then, she has been pursuing the idea of bringing her grandmother’s works back to life in order to revive the passion that was inherent in them. In the process, she has developed a completely new artistic concept that “decycles” unnoticed and unvalued pop artifacts, thus helping them make the transition to a new life cycle.

About her UN Biennale artwork // “Untitled”
Frédérique Morrel’s sculptures are former animal companions – ancestors who return to the space occupied by humans and are sometimes not yet aware that humans exist, while some people in turn have forgotten the existence of these animals.

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