Within the Féron faculty, no math or geo historical past classes on this Tuesday afternoon, the varsity was remodeled right into a manufacturing facility. An actual anthill to organize the enormous patchwork imagined by the plastic artist Aymeric Caulay as a part of the CLEA of the group of southern Avesnois municipalities.
As we wander across the space, the younger artist was marked by the bocage, and the textile historical past and abruptly he imagined this undertaking, which took maintain of the inhabitants of the territory.
Within the small faculty, there may be on the left the slicing workshop, the place moms put together 52X52 cm squares of recovered materials in all places, towels, outdated sheets, garments, and even automotive homes given by an Ant manufacturing facility smiles Jessica, one of many mothers.
In the midst of the hall, a set bin the place you may nonetheless donate materials to hold out the 20,000 squares wanted to fabricate the enormous piece.
And on the far finish, a stitching workshop, on the left, adults, together with grandmothers of kids like Huguette who’re assembling the squares
As an alternative of being in entrance of the TV within the afternoon … it's an excellent expertise, we serve one thing, it's pleasant, and as well as for a murals, once we look we are going to say we is in it, we put just a few factors, we might be proud
Proper subsequent to the CE2 who’re additionally on the controls of stitching machines to assemble the elements.
Within the different courses, kids painted cloth squares with stencils, others drew patterns that might be pasted on the collective work. However beware warns director Aurélie, this undertaking can be academic
We labored the mathematics in another way with cloth measurements, we reviewed the historical past of textiles, the bocage in geography. And it additionally permits us to work on dwelling collectively, from kindergarten to CM2, they work collectively. The large study to the little
Thehe subsequent Might 16, the patchwork might be held on the ecomuseum of Fourmies on the event of the museum night time. Aymeric Caulay's concept is to get them out of the machines “as in the event that they have been alive“, and create a sort of playground, with a labyrinth, a course the place everybody can attempt to discover their sq..
The Contraband manufacture
To help this undertaking, the artist and the inhabitants additionally imagined an entire universe round smuggling, which was widespread within the sector on the time. They renamed their manufacturing facility Contraband, in addition they created cash, and an indication of greeting between “smugglers”, and they need to quickly write a hymn.
If you wish to take part on this undertaking, the factories of Féron, Glageon, Fourmies and Anor will quickly be open 7 days per week. Producers who nonetheless want materials, you may assist them, all data on their facebook page.