Edith Meusnier is a French textile and environmental artist who uses the ancient technique of plaiting and Språng (braiding on stretched threads). The technique has been done in many parts of the world for thousands of years from the Bronze Age to the present, with silk, wool, linen and cotton.
Her art pieces are meant to be exposed to light, bad weather and everything that can happen in the open air. The structures are introduced only for a season: in the forest, in parks, the cloisters of monasteries, and the courtyards of museums.
After participating in numerous international exhibitions of art and textile design, she left Paris in 1996 to live in a small village in the clearing of a Picardy forest. She turned to working exclusively outside, making her garden a real testing ground.
An extensive interview in English on World of Threads, here.
Her website, here.