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The Author : Léo Guy-Denarcy


Léo Guy-Denarcy is currently curator and critic. He has been associate curator with Sextant et plus at La Friche La Belle de Mai (Barnum, FOMO). He was coordinator of several monographic publications (Pierre Huyghe, exposition radicale, Semaine) et participate to various publications (Art 21, 02). He was in charge of 2008-2009 talks from Connaissance de l’art contemporain.

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Investigation by Léo Guy-Denarcy
12 July 2019

Art and social housing, if we could start over…

Investigation by Léo Guy-Denarcy

Through the prism of his personal experience at Ateliers de la Cité in Marseille, Léo Guy-Denarcy chronicles the last three decades of artist actions in public housing environments. Between profound naivety, total failure, and the occasional success, the relationship between art and the masses is wrought with pitfalls, due for the most ( Mostly due to ) misleading stereotypes.

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