December 2020 – January 2021 / Art Workshops magazine
Jonathan Soulié – A shimmering shade
Jonathan Soulié, a dinandier in Gaillac, in the south of France, works with tools that have not changed for centuries. In 2016 he discovered that this profession was disappearing from his department and decided to train with a master. Dinanderie is the art of hammered copper, which allows simple shapes to be born from a single sheet of this material. Jonathan Soulié pushes the limits of this technique by exploring gravity-defying forms. “The ovoid shape interests me because it evokes the idea of beginning, femininity and infinity” …
Jonathan Soulié’s works are available exclusively at Galerie OAK Toulouse and Bordeaux.