When I was a child, Caran d’Ache pencil boxes were even rarer and more expensive than they are today, and I kept mine like treasures, to the point of not using them. In this work I reconstituted the front and back of a box I never had, given that the floral motif was not suitable for a boy.

  • juxtaposed layers of 45 g vegetal paper, oil stick 
  • 297 x 850 cm
  • EXHIBITIONS: ‘Migalhas da infância,’ Marsden Woo Gallery, London, England 

Photo: Philip Sayer