Bacon says ‘The title, Rêverie, is based on the dream-like state I find myself in when I am working with my hands. The creation of my work is so physical, requires hand and eye coordination and a lot of repetition, which is a very satisfying and contemplative process; making my work feels like an embrace to me which I would like to share with the visitor. The 'woven space' inside my forms has been a recurrent theme in my work for many years.
The sculpture was on view to visitors throughout its construction and Laura led talks and workshops with school and community groups throughout. The Chateau is on the main tourist route for visiting river cruises bringing daily visitors from all over the world.The sculpture was commissioned for temporary exhibit for the Department of Culture and Heritage, as part of the cultural festival across Normandie entitled ‘Invasions Vegétales’ and is on view until the Château closes to the public at the end of October 2023.