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Learning pottery

Since childhood, I have been regularly in contact with potters. The French department where I come from has a famous village called Saint Quentin la Poterie. This ancient village is known for its long tradition of pottery that dates back to the 14th century.

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Ali Baba's cave

On the day I arrived in Jinze, I immediately heard about the Dutch neighbour of the artist residency. I had the opportunity to see a few pictures taken by some of previous artists who were able to visit him Just by looking at the pictures made me want to go there right away. I was excited to see all these vintage pieces from the Dutch neighbour’s collection in person.

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Back in time

I remember being in the taxi on my way to my next destination: Shanghai in China. How different it was, coming from Japan! It took an hour before I reached an area outside Shanghai called Jinze, an ancient water town. This was the location of Untitled Space, the international artist residency I would be staying in for about a month.

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Memorable moments in Shinjo village

My last stop in Japan was in Okayama Prefecture. I must say, my stay there was perhaps my favourite part of the trip. I met Noriko Kondo, the founder of Hinoki Lab company in Nice, France, back in June at the World Perfumery Congress I attended as a perfumery student.

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