Sebastien Courty is a French textile artist based in New York. For the summer season, the artist goes back to France to showcase his latest work, six individual hand stitched totems that embody six different countries, their natural and manufactured resources. Each totem is handmade, weaved by Courty himself in his atelier. He picked countries based on the materials they export most, as an opportunity to draft a singular identity through natural resources and commercial success.
With the artist's vision, the textile reaches a new dimension, where design meets with art in a prospective reflection. Each visitor will see different patterns and meanings to the panels showcased by him, in conjunction with the Design parade Festival at the famous Villa Noailles.