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Place de Belgique 1 - 1020 Brussels

Design Museum Brussels - Rafistolages


Rafistolages is a material and historical investigation into the issue of care and its economic, social and anthropological implications. Through the figure of the caner, the project questions the political aspect of maintenance and repair, in order to rethink these practices, which come under the notion of “care”. Through the lens of know-how exploration, Studiolow proposes a series of sculpture-objects highlighting the socio-economic aspects of materials and techniques. Production supported by FRAEME / Art-o-rama and Centre Wallonie Bruxelles. Studiolow Héloïse Charital and Ismaël Rifaï, born in 1994 and 1993 respectively, graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven. In 2019, they co-founded Studiolow, a research studio based in Marseille. Their work is part of the collections of the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, and has been exhibited at the Émergences Biennial at the Centre national de la danse, Pantin, (2020) at the Design Museum London (2021), at the Friedman Benda Gallery New York (2021), at the Carlota Oyarzun Gallery (Copenhagen, 2022). They were residents of Artagon Marseille from 2021 to 2022 and winners of the Prix Région Sud Design in 2023 at Art-o-rama. They are currently developing a residency project as part of the Ateliers Médicis' Création en cours program (

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