The method of restoration entails totally different types of repairing methods to deliver again a damaged merchandise to its earlier situation. However a sure sort of repairing method referred to as kintsugi gave the time period ‘fixing’ an entire totally different which means. This Japanese custom of repairing damaged pottery entails mending the breakages with gold lacquer to place the items again collectively. In consequence, the golden seams turn into extremely seen, giving the repaired pottery a brand new look which differs from its unique situation. Impressed by this Japanese custom, Brazilian artist Tatiane Freitas took on repairing damaged picket furnishings utilizing the identical strategy. However as an alternative of utilizing gold lacquer, she makes use of acrylic resin to fill the lacking elements of the furnishings.
In her My New Old Chair collection, she presents a intelligent mixture of traditional and fashionable supplies. By merging strong picket elements and translucent supplies collectively, she was capable of harmonize two contrasting themes into one piece. The gifted visible artist makes use of craft wooden as her most typical materials. However she has been growing a brand new method to mix wooden supplies with different substances akin to translucent acrylic resin. The pellucid elements of the furnishings might look fully void at first look. This visually-contrasting impact doesn’t solely intrigue the viewer’s eyes nevertheless it additionally conveys an important which means.
Recollections of the previous, regardless of how damaged they’re, can’t be changed or rewritten. To be able to honor the previous that may now not be introduced again, the artist selects to fix the damaged items with translucent supplies. This might restore the merchandise’s performance whereas leaving the misplaced reminiscences as they have been. In consequence, the mounted furnishings presents an ideal stability of the classic and the modern, strong and translucent. The applying of opposing forces to attain asymmetrical design has by no means been so interesting and engaging. Moreover, this paintings encourages us to revisit our previous and be taught to adjourn it with our current. That might positively make our life extra lovely and significant.
Brazilian visible artist Tatiane Freitas makes use of acrylic resin to fill the lacking elements of the damaged furnishings