Season 2017–2018: a house of dust, a house of stone, a house of

For this new season La Galerie will be entirely dedicated to the concept of hospitality. Hospitality raises the issue of our capacity for receptiveness, open-mindedness, generosity and accessibility towards events and other people. It is necessarily a question, a horizon, an impetus in that its full realisation – a radical hospitality – would involve turning the building inside out like a…

About current season
A HOUSE OF STONE IN A METROPOLIS USING ALL AVAILABLE LIGHT INHABITED BY THOSE WHO INVITE OTHERS
Félicia Atkinson, Jagna Ciuchta*, Ben Kinmont, Alison Knowles, Myriam Lefkowitz, Sébastien Rémy, Joshua Schwebel
22/09/2017 – 16/12/2017

Opening: Friday 22 September, 6–9pm

Curated by Maud Jacquin and Sébastien Pluot, the first exhibition will begin with an interpretation of the poem A House of Dust, by Alison Knowles, one of the founders of the Fluxus movement in the early 1960s. Comprising over 80,000 quatrains randomly generated by a computer programme in 1967, the poem was translated by the artist into an organic architectural structure within which she set up a platform open to workshops, performances, concerts,…

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