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Mathilde Albouy

Born in 1997

Lives and works in Paris, France

Overview

Mathilde Albouy is a French sculptor who creates works which unravel the dynamics between gender, power and domesticity. Working with rather brittle, tough materials such as lead, tin and poplar, Albouy drafts oversized domestic items such as hair pins and combs. Once enlarged, the teeth of these combs appear like grotesque fangs or sharp weapons, heightening the coercive or violent capacity of this object used to keep women tidy or presentable. In another series of works, Albouy renders creased...Read more