“No close-up!” Susanna Fritscher doesn’t like pictures very a lot and likes to play cover and search within the curtain of 1600 wires suspended 5 meters excessive in her workshop in Montreuil. A prototype, the ultimate model of 75,000 traces of silicone will undulate below the impact of air in a gallery on the Pompidou heart in Metz (Moselle), from March.
Behind the shy smile of this artist of Austrian origin dwelling in France since 1983, we uncover somebody decided. Susanna Fritscher needs her creation imagined for the Grand Paris Categorical and the long run station of Saint-Maur-Créteil (Val-de-Marne) to be practical and helpful.
“Capturing the eye of the one who crosses the work”
His work issues the large staircase that may join the floor to the quays, greater than 50 m deep. His mission is made up of a whole bunch of very tremendous vertical cables that may give the impression of a monumental veil of water or a big milky approach! And throughout, elevators may even board customers.
“The concept is that the work replaces the staircase railing,” particulars Susanna Fritscher, exhibiting the primary screenings on her laptop. “Stations are the locations the place persons are least concentrated. They’re passing by, they’re shifting quick, they’re simply watching the place they should go. The problem of the work is to seize the eye of those that cross it. “
This uncommon option to merge artwork and structure makes the design advanced, significantly when it comes to safety. Susanna Fritscher due to this fact works with a battery of engineers, in order that the visible lightness of her work is appropriate with the worst technical constraints of buildings receiving the general public.
The artist is related in tandem with the architect Cyril Trétout, for the Saint-Maur-Créteil station which can open in 2025, on line 15 South (Pont-de-Sèvres / Noisy-Champs). They type one of many first 32 duets fashioned across the 68 future stations of the Grand Paris Categorical and accompanied by patronage.