A DVD documenting a commissioned work for which Jean-Michel Othoniel redesigned spaces housing the sacred treasures of the Angoulême Cathedral.
The Trésor of the Angoulême Cathedral, begun in 2008 and completed in 2016, is a monumental creation by French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel, who redesigned spaces housing more than 200 objects and liturgical sculptures, largely dating back to the nineteenth century. The Trésor, a magnificent showcase for these cult objects that spans three rooms and 200 square meters. The film by Gilles Coudert and Damien Faure, which explores the voyage of the Trésor's creation through interviews with Jean-Michel Othoniel as well as visits to the workshops of numerous artisans who collaborated on the project and who shed light on the lengthy process involved in producing this major work of art.
Born 1964 in Saint-Étienne (France), Jean-Michel Othoniel lives and works in Paris.