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The fragrance ECHOES OF SILENCE is inspired by photographs taken in Art Nouveau style buildings in the Murcia region where I lived seventeen years. Off to satisfy my desire to travel and put an alienating environment at a distance, I felt again under the grip of slow deconstruction I knew so well, and from which I freed myself thanks to a long personal development process. Back in France, I translated into scent the transition from taking refuge in the past to living a blossoming present.
The IMPERMANENCE Eau de Parfum is inspired by photographs I made in Jin Ze, a village in the suburbs of Shanghai where I stayed for one month in an artistic residency. It was a month of pure happiness and well-being to wander in the early morning along the canals which traversed this village still preserved from tourism. Back from China, I translated into scent the feelings of harmony and tranquility that I felt during this stay.
The MEANDERING SOUL Eau de Parfum is inspired by the collection of photographs I took in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan where I stayed for one month first in an artistic residency. It was a chaotic month seeking to escape the noise and frantic pace of this Asian New York. My respite: going out at night, wandering peacefully according to my inspiration and reconnecting with nature that I missed so much. Back from Taiwan, I worked to translate into scent the calm felt during these nocturnal walks
The fragrance MEMORY LANE is inspired by photographs I took in Valliguières, a village in Southern France where I lived until 16. I walk away early hoping to be reborn different elsewhere. After more than 30 years of avoidance behavior, it became clear that the only way to end up with my old ghosts was to face them After these few decades, I translated into scent the mixed feeling of my childhood. The fragrance invites to get to the root, break free from demons and follow the route, reassured.
The UNDERWORLD Eau de Parfum is inspired by photographs I took during frequent trips between Barcelona where I resided and Paris. I left seventeen years of my life behind me. The Murcia chapter, a city in Southern Spain, was coming to an end. A new chapter was in the making, between shadows and lights. After these few months, I worked to translate this feeling of intertwined fears and hopes into a scent. The fragrance invites to let go, get out of one's cave and enter light.
The fragrance ENLIGHTENMENT is inspired by photographs I took in La Foux d'Allos, a ski resort in the French Alps. Invited to present my combined practice of photography and perfumery, I prolonged my stay in the heart of the white-immaculate mountains to draw on its strength to keep going on the winding way to awakening. After these few weeks, I translated into scent the need to gather myself so that to better embrace my way.
The fragrance SLOW LIFE is inspired by photographs I took in Okubo, an isolated hamlet in the Japanese Alps where I stayed a month in a traditional house converted into artists' residence. After months of frenzy, I was catapulted overnight in a slowness that made me lose ground under my feet. Back in France, I translated into scent the loss of bearings in a green environment from which I learned the language. This fragrance invites you to get away from haste and to tune in to the surroundings.