Alien artefact - Engineer, 2022

by Guillaume Carabin

Sculpture : wood 19.7 x 3.9 x 1.2 inch

$1,961
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Unique work

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Hand-signed by artist

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Invoice from the gallery


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19.7 x 3.9 x 1.2 inch Height x Width x Depth

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The sculpture cannot be displayed outdoors


Artwork sold in perfect condition

Artwork location: Germany

Wood : Chessnut
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GALERIA AZUR • Spain

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Guillaume Carabin

Guillaume Carabin

France

Guillaume was born in Montpellier, south of France, where he now lives and works. Beginning his career as a graphic designer and designer, working in projects combining the web, video editing and prints, Guillaume Carabin has always been a creator. After working virtually, the desire to explore physical materials, to touch the object and to be more in touch with nature quickly appeared. This inspired him to turn to the manufacture of metal modules for various businesses, focusing his work as a cabinet maker and crafting with wood . Little by little, his totem sculptures come to life and are evident in a journey where craftsmanship and nature are omnipresent. A few years in Vancouver, and a rural farmhouse in the middle of the fields in the Montpellier region, these are the environments in which Guillaume enjoys living and creating. Thus, in his representations, he shows organic universes, intertwining shapes and a raw aesthetic. His sculptures are a direct reference to native totems through their composition in wood, as well as their monumental, emblematic form, not unrelated to the esoteric world. His inspiration comes to him following a dream where the subconscious takes over and where forms mingle with images or sounds. The hole or “eye" carved in the totem is clearly the passage to this other dimension. The totem as an antenna which emits and receives. The decorations, all in finesse, all in sculpted fluidity, give a rhythm to the object. They give it a smooth and contemporary appearance, clashing with the raw material and more “archaic" of the wood in which the object is worked. These waves also refer to the experimental music that the artist has been composing for several years. 

Influences: HR Giger – Pierre Soulages


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