Desertic 2 By Olivia Babel


Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of DESERTIC 2, a textile masterpiece awash in ochre and yellow hues, sculpted with rich relief to portray a vast, arid expanse. Olivia Babel, inquisitive about our connection to the environment, invites viewers on a journey of introspection. Recently gracing the walls of an exhibition in Abu Dhabi, this artwork unveils an intimate, singular, and personal territory.

Woven with meticulous care in Olivia Babel's French studio, DESERTIC 2 is a tapestry of extraordinary rarity. Employing rare and ancient weaving techniques on a vintage high-warp loom, every thread tells a story. Composed of 100% natural wool, delicate cotton threads, and carefully chosen fabrics, this handcrafted textile piece bears the artist's signature as a testament to 50 hours of immersive weaving.

Dimensions: 51" x 39"

About The Artist: Discover the enchanting world of Olivia Babel, a French artist whose passion and expertise converge in a celebration of fiber art.

Her artistic focus centers on the mesmerizing realm of cartography, where each creation is a poetic exploration of territories, inviting viewers to reflect on their connection with the environment. Olivia presents cartography not just as a map but as a unique and artistic narrative, weaving stories through her distinctive pieces.

With a diverse heritage spanning Europe, Africa, Asia, South America, and beyond, Olivia's art is a reflection of her global roots, cultures, and the myriad experiences gathered through her travels. To breathe life into her vision, she meticulously employs traditional French hand weaving techniques, creating one-of-a-kind, handwoven sculptures, each crafted with care in Lyon, France.

Olivia's works, which grace the walls of international art galleries, are now available for you to bring into your space. Explore her unique creations, where each piece is not just an artwork but a captivating narrative waiting to unfold. Immerse yourself in the beauty and depth of Olivia Babel's artistry.