Éric Mangion has been the director of the Villa Arson art center since 2006. There he hosted and organized numerous solo exhibitions, notably for Eva Barto, Sonia Boyce, Monster Chetwynd, Judy Chicago, Jeremy Deller, Jean Dupuy, Brice Dellsperger, R... [ read more ]
Because humour has always been the best antidote against anxiety, Switch (on Paper) invites you to watch this short film directed by the inexhaustible Monty Python designed as a manual on human camouflage techniques, or how to disappear for good after trying to hide: How not to be seen, the Monty Python’s Flying Circus
We can “evaporate” or “withdraw”, there are a thousand ways to step out of the context of our lives. No two disappearances are the same. Some artists make it the definitive subject of their work, for others it is the focus of specific actions or thought processes. The Taiwanese Tehching Hsieh made it a programme for seven years of his life: the art of conscious confinement.