KRJST studio (pc. 2015) has a triangular structure composed by Justine de Moriamé, Erika Schillebeeckx, and their art. The whole forms a magnetic field of experimentation which attracts and digests its surroundings. Four hands, two souls, and four eyes are tuned together to invoke a collective memory, to alter it, and to pass it on. The weavings serve as witnesses of their era, survivors of a narrative, oscillating between past and future, embodying our roots, expanding the present. They can be apprehended with the alchemical unit of measurement: the time required to…
KRJST puts colors to express what words fail to describe; they paint with weaving threads imaginary landscapes of a poetic, calm, and yet tormented realm, the chaos where emotions are born.
These weavings are the result of research anchored in our time and of a constant development around drawing, painting, 3d drawing, as well as chemical research on conductivity.
The weaved pieces stem from a research work that is rooted in our time, mixing influences of classical and modern art with traditional techniques, which are then adapted and deformed with new technology in order to reinvent a format, tapestry, and push forward its visual and formal boundaries.