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(Archive) MEMENTUM

"The cremation urns mimic the growth of natural matter, using organic transformation as a reflection of individual typologies. »

This project was part of DDW 2020
Collection of unique extruded cremation urns — © Ronald Smith

Regardless of how or where we are born, what unites people of all cultures is the fact everyone eventually dies. However, cultures vary in how they conceptualize death and what happens when a person dies. Baptiste Comte created uniques cremation urns to honour the uniqueness of individuals.

With a focus on the cremation burial method, this work explores an alternative scenario to lower the idea of a human life becoming « objectified », in a mass produced funeral urn, taking distance from the uniqueness of a person.

By imagining urns as ‘s

Unique extruded cremation urn with its container. — © Baptiste Comte

Different organic texture of a cremation urn. — © Baptiste Comte

Different organic clay textures. — © Baptiste Comte

Textures of cremation urns

Andere deelnemers

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