"TRAITS POUR TRAITS – UNE SCULPTURE MÉMORIELLE. PORTRAIT DE SANDRINE PLANTE"
Published by Hiya
"I don't create for the pleasure of the eyes, but to tell the story". Sandrine Plante, figurative sculptor, recomposes memories of slavery through her creations. Under her fingers, she carves out the bodies and sufferings of slaves. A past that is no stranger to her. A descendant of slaves herself, the artist sculpts so as never to forget this page of history. A memorial sculpture that embodies the deep-rooted poison of racism that billions of people still suffer from today. [...]
"Sandrine Plante à la Savane des esclaves"
Published by France Antilles
For the past week, the Savane des esclaves in the La-Ferme district has been welcoming a newcomer. Sandrine Plante, a sculptural artist from the Puy-de-Dôme region of France, has been working at the Savane, creating works of sculpture based on Native American history. [...]
"Sandrine Plante / Du fond de la nuit et de la terre"
Published by ZOmag
This memory can never be extinguished. The earth opens up and starts moving again. Faces return. Hands reach out. Sandrine Plante sculpts stolen lives, lives reduced, chained and perhaps found again.
These are coincidences, of course. Sandrine Plante lives in France, a land of volcanoes, and her origins also lie in the distant ocean, nourished by lava and pitons. The volcano is a creative material, fertile with mineral dialogues. Sculpture belongs to this same vocabulary. Earth or lava, shaping, according to forces impossible to define. From the depths. Earth, like memory. Sandrine Plante works the forgotten faces of slavery in earth and fire. [...]
Published by La galerie des Maronages
Sandrine Plante is a figurative sculptor (she insists on the masculine aspect of this profession, explaining that it's her masculine energy that creates).
Born in the Puy de Dôme region in 1974, she is a "métisse" or "zoréole" to be precise, i.e. born of an Auvergne mother and a Reunion father.
She discovered clay at the age of 8 (and remained self-taught for many years) and soon decided to become an artist, encouraged by her parents. [...]