1 May 2017

By means of “Smala”*, her most recent series”, the artist invents herself a past representing her ancestors, forefathers, roots and her very DNA…
With collages executed in her own singular style, Séverine Métraz creates herself a genealogical tree made up of family portraits depicting a vast imaginary extended family, a tribe, a “smala”*.
* smala (Arabic) a family tribe