For this season, Rue Blanche has decided to collaborate with young artist Sarah Selander Patrignani to design our famous key-piece, the silk scarf.
Originally, from Sweden, Sarah began her studies of Art and Design in Sweden, today five years later, she is in her Final year at Central Saint Martins, London.
Collage has always been the core of her work whether she is working in 2D or 3D.
Her own practice has centred round recycled materials: bringing attention to things that has already been used by using things/objects that has lost its meaning and value (garbage). What started out as an economical issue soon turned out to be an opening for her and a tool to use when re-evaluating the work she makes, subsequently also when looking critically upon the subject it self. ART.
She has moved away from the fixed wall of frame and she is now working around the whole space. Her frame of reference is to Dada-Art Povera and the russian constructivism.
Sarah has slowly come to transfer her studio work to a more commercial way of working with it. By using it as stage-design and graphic design it has in away extended her practice and has helped her to find new tools to express herself.
« Being given the task of making a grafic print for Rue Blanche spring/summer 2015, was an truly intriguing task since i have never worked on order with a customer in mind, and specially not a customer who will likely wear what i create.
But to step into Rue Blanches landscape of shape and colour gave peace to the idea and the process became an increased exploration that went no where but to be fulfilling to me. »