CUSTOMIZE YOUR OPINEL WITH THE ARTIST MORTE

JEAN-RAPHAËL MELE AKA MORTE, WILL HOST A CREATIVE WORKSHOP DURING THE OUTSIDERS LECTURES !

Born in 1981 in the Parisian suburbs, Jean-Raphaël Mele, aka Morte is an artist who now lives in Annecy. Morte has long been immersed in alternative and urban practices. He studied art and design for 5 years, and established the subject of his degree in the place of arts and sports in town planning. Today designer for a famous brand of outdoor sports in Annecy, he also conducts several parallel projects such as painting, pyrography and screen printing, as well as artistic co-direction of a brand of ready-to-wear, Carousel Clothing. Involved in the gallery Art By Friends since the creation of the association, he also makes numerous exhibitions and other artistic performances around Annecy. His favorite themes are beliefs, mystical symbols, and various signs, natural or geometric elements in different medium, in a dark and off-the-wall.

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Opinel customization made by Morte for Art By Friends’ gallery.

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The art of Morte

At The Outsiders Lectures, Jean-Raphaël Mele will host a creative workshop during which you will be able to customize your own opinel, the classical wooden knife perfect for outdoor exploration. A 3 hours DIY class, learning and making each steps of the customization, thanks to pyrography and engraving.

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Jean-Raphaël Mele, aka Morte, who will host the workshop !