Series of hand embroidered doilies
Bovarysme is a term derived from Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary. It denotes a tendency toward escapist daydreaming in which the dreamer imagines himself or herself to be a hero or heroine in a romance.
So-called contemporary matchmaking processes are based on rapidity in order to save time. There is a kind of modern obsession with time, also when it comes to finding the right partner for life.
The choice of technique stands in contrast to this obsession with time efficiency.
Embroidery on handmade doilies