Fleeting captures from a lost Symbolist unfold on 'parcels of nothingness'. Parisian illustrator Florence Manlik still balances between art and illustration, but her supple and untemporal hand-drawn work has found its way to a broad range of products, whi
ch include book and record sleeves, clothing patterns, shop windows, packaging, wallpaper, advertising. About volutes: 'I look for the best imbalance. In the end it is all quite serious, it only looks like fantasy. Or the contrary'.