Lives and Works: Manila
Olivia d’Aboville is a young French-Filipino artist who graduated with honors from Duperré, a prestigious Textile Design school in Paris in 2009. She specialized in tapestry and textile structures and adapted the techniques to create her own woven forms. She has been exploring sculpting with textile techniques since then and had her first solo exhibition Chasm of Fantasies at the Ayala Museum from July to October 2010. She was nominated and short listed for the Ateneo Art Awards 2011: Anatomy of Autonomy.
She is very sensitive to light, fluidity and movement and found in the theme of the ocean endless inspiration. She tries to raise awareness of the importance of preserving the biodiversity of our seas. D’Aboville has exhibited in museums, galleries, hotels and festivals in Paris, Lyon, Hong Kong, Manila, NY and Singapore. Her works range from textile jewelry, to sculptures, to lighting designs and installation art.
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