Chroniques de la soustraction
Society Counterculture, 28 November 2019
Chroniques de la soustraction

SUBTRACTION CHRONICLES Episode 7 – A Taste for The Neutral

Chronicle by Jean-Baptiste Farkas

Can an artwork exist beyond its physical dimension? If it isn’t material, can we still consider it art? This is the line of reflection suggested by Édouard Levé in his book Œuvres, which “describes the works an author has thought of but has not produced”. Behind this challenge hides the author’s penchant for “eccentric and over-agitated marginalized people” that artist Robert Filliou so aptly embodied.