2022FW THEME Mon petit jardin” / 私の小さな庭
When I first had my own garden 15 years ago in front of my studio, more of a small flower bed than a real garden, I was so happy that I spent a lot of time planting seedlings and seeds.
It was very important for me to be in contact with the earth and I had missed it.
It was a real pleasure to find moments of gardening again; and when I was tending to the earth I began to see small insects.
Then I wanted to be even closer to nature and so we decided to settle where we currently live.
Here in our garden near the mountains, I meet insects and animals that I have never seen before and paradoxically it is me who hides or who is afraid of them.
I was surprised to come across so many creatures and these encounters made me realize that I was the stranger on their territory.
This feeling was quite pleasant for me and I realized that my garden doesn’t really belong to anyone.
I’m a new stranger, but I hope I don’t bother them too much and that one day I will join their gang.
When tidying up my garden at the end of winter,